Signs of protest: Croatian war veterans  protesting  in Zagreb in April  against plans for the official use of the Serbian Cyrillic alphabet in the Croatian town of Vukovar. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty

At Vukovar the swift-flowing Danube is all that separates Croatia from Serbia. From midnight tomorrow this will also be where the EU meets the rest of(...)

Cancer patient and blind Palestinian girl Aseel al-Haj Ahmed.  Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters

Treatment for sick Palestinian children as part of a cross-border project is being cut back dramatically because of a drop-off in donations, a (...)