Crunch Year 2016 - Can the EU Survive?
London has pledged to avoid border posts between the EU-member Republic of Ireland and the UK country of Northern Ireland after Brexit. Questions still remain as to how Britain plans to police the "frictionless" border.
Doctors Without Borders says "hostility" from Libya has forced it to suspend offshore rescues of boat migrants by its ship, Prudence. Libya recently told non-governmental groups to stay away.
A call to Kenyans to skip work Monday by veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga has followed urgings from the European Union that he concede defeat. Nairobi has seen brief clashes on an otherwise quiet Sunday.
Logging in Poland's primeval Bialowieza forest has continued under the pretext of pest control. Yet environmentalists suspect other motives. The EU says the UNESCO world heritage site is under threat.
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