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A report urging action on poverty has been presented in the European Parliament by the main European Churches and associated organisations.
European Union countries should end the forcible return of Roma and other minorities to Kosovo, Amnesty International says in a new report.
The French government has been roundly condemned by the European Union for its ethnically-based deportations targeted on Roma camps.
A UN report says that food security in Zimbabwe has improved signficiantly, but that food assistance will still be vital for around 1.68 million people next year.
Welsh politicians have called for the people of Catalonia to be allowed to determine their own future after a Spanish court over-ruled decisions on autonomy.
British PM David Cameron says he will "fight" for Turkey's accession to the European Union, despite the slow pace of negotiations.
Eighteen leading NGOs have called on the European Union to press for Israel's blockade on Gaza to be lifted. The call comes ahead of a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.
Progressio has welcomed a boost for Forest communities in the developing world as the European Parliament voted today to ban the import of illegal timber.
Today the public, and particularly the Liberal Democrats, appear nonchalant as George Osborne steers the ship of state straight towards the Austerity Iceberg.
Forest communities in poor countries ravaged by the effects of illegal logging have won the backing of the European Parliament for tough new legislation on illegal timber imports.