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 Human Rights Watch has urged EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton to condemn convictions imposed in Saudi Arabia for posting messages on Facebook calling for anti-government protests. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia has sentenced seven activists from its restive eastern province to prison terms ranging from five to 10 years for posting messages on Fa(...)

Supporters of Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi shout slogans during a protest around the Raba El-Adwyia mosque square in the suburb of Nasr City, Cairo,today. Photograph: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters

Egypt’s leading religious authority warned of “civil war” today and called for calm as political factions clashed ahead of major rallies the oppositio(...)

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah, who has offered his resignation. Photograph: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

Two weeks after being sworn in as Palestinian prime minister, Rami Hamdallah has offered his resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas. According to Pale(...)

Anti-government protesters shout slogans and wave Turkey’s national flags during a demonstration in central Ankara. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters.

Turkey’s prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces further protests calling for his resignation today after he vowed to press ahead with controversial(...)

British foreign secretary William Hague, left, talks with Luxembourg’s foreign minister Jean Asselborn, centre, and Austrian foreign minister Michael Spindelegger during the EU foreign ministers meeting on Monday. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Yesterday the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union co-hosted a high-profile conference at the European Parliament in Brussels titled (...)

 Four EU member states have written to Minister for Justice Alan Shatter requesting that the free movement of workers within the European Union be discussed at a June meeting. Photograph: Eric Luke

Four EU member states have written to Minister for Justice and Home Affairs Alan Shatter requesting that the free movement of workers within th(...)

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan TD yesterday chaired an informal meeting of EU Environment Ministers at Dublin Castle as part of the Irish Presidency of the EU. He is pictured with Netherlands Minister for the Environment Wilma Mansveld. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien.

Sitting in a restaurant, before travelling to another busy day of meetings in Luxembourg yesterday, Minister of State for European Affairs Luci(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly has said that it is “never going to be the case” that six consultants will review pregnant women who are suicidal and wants an abortion. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly has said that it is “never going to be the case” that six consultants will review pregnant women who are su(...)

A man passes near Serbian flags in northern part of the ethnically divided town of Mitrovica. Photograph:
Hazir Reka/Reuters

The EU says Serbia and Kosovo have “some hours left” to make a fundamental breakthrough in relations, after the latest marathon round of talks (...)

Kosovo's prime minister Hashim Thaci talks to the media as he arrives for a meeting with Serbian prime minister Ivica Dacic and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (not pictured) in Brussels yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Laurent Dubrule

Kosovo denied that talks with Serbia had broken down last night as the EU sought to coax them towards a deal that would help both countries mov(...)

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