High Tatras: Lonely Planet’s top destination, in Slovakia, is home to brown bears. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Destinations in Slovakia, Spain and Iceland have been named Lonely Planet’s top three must-see destinations in Europe this year. Its Best in Europe 2(...)

Bernard-Henri Lévy. Photograph: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu/Getty

Never afraid of a flourish, Bernard-Henri Lévy is as strong in his defence of the Israeli army, the EU and interventionism as he is critical o(...)

Migrants wait for medical assistance at a migrant facility in Bihac in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Photograph:  Darko Bandic/AP

Amnesty International has said the European Union is complicit in Croatia’s “unlawful and frequently violent” treatment of asylum seekers arriving fro(...)

Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik rejects rulings that the Srebrenica massacre was genocide. Photograph: Elvis Barukcic/AFP/Getty Images

The United States has criticised Bosnian Serb officials for launching new investigations into atrocities committed in Srebrenica and Sarajevo during t(...)

Milorad Dodik, Bosnian-Serb member of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s tripartite presidency, in October 2018. File photograph: Milan Radulovic/AFP/Getty Images

Bosnian-Serb leader Milorad Dodik has renewed threats to break up Bosnia, after the country’s main Muslim party said the name of its Serb-run Republik(...)

People attend a march in Belgrade, Serbia  on the first anniversary of the murder of opposition Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic   in the town of Mitrovica in Kosovo. Photograph: Kevin Coombs/Reuters

Thousands of people marched through Belgrade on Wednesday to protest against the rule of Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic and mark one year since th(...)

 People attend an anti-government protest in Belgrade, Serbia on Saturday. Photograph: Srdjan Suki/EPA

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic has said he is ready to listen to protesters’ demands and to call snap elections if necessary, after thousands of p(...)

 Paddy Ashdown, former leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrat party, has died at the age of 77. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has died at the age of 77 after a short illness. The politician and former Royal Marine, who led the Lib(...)

A jasmin flower pictured in Plascassier near Grasse, France. File photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

The ancient sport of hurling is in equal parts completely terrifying, hugely exciting and uniquely Irish. In 2014 after Sky started screening the spo(...)

(Original Caption) 'Germany: World War I Armistice: Officers celebrate at captured German canteen.' In reality, the industrial nature of the slaughter destroyed all the notions of individual heroism and chivalry.

It was the greatest silence in all of history. On the western front, the British and Americans were using sound waves transferred on to film to give v(...)

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