Stories written by Cillian Donnelly

EUROPE: The Right Makes an Unsettling Advance

The political centre-right has vowed it will be "business as usual" following this weekend's elections to the European Parliament in which they retained majority, despite significant threats from the far right.

EUROPE: Far Right Comes Nearer

As European Union citizens prepare to go to the polls to elect representatives to the European Parliament this weekend (Jun. 4-7), in Brussels there continues to be much speculation about the political make-up of the next five-year parliament.

EUROPE: Scrambling to get it Right on Afghanistan

As NATO prepares to celebrate its 60th year, Europe's somewhat fractured Afghanistan policy, which will feature large in discussions at the organisation's anniversary summit this weekend, needs to improve significantly if it is to gain any credibility in the region, say policy experts in Brussels.