Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

EU warns Russia of further sanctions

Member states name possible economic sanctions as they demand full co-operation into investigation into the shooting down of an airliner over Ukraine.

Iran and six powers extend nuclear talks

EU prolongs talks with Iran

The EU’s institutional changeover adds to pressure for nuclear deal by 24 November.

Former Seleka soldiers prepare to disembark from their vehicle in a village, where residents say was attacked and a mosque burnt the night before by anti-Balaka militiamen, about 25 kilometres (16 miles) from Bambari

EU creates Central African trust fund

The EU’s first trust fund is intended to meet both emergency and long-term needs in the Central African Republic.

Men carry bags of sorghum before food distribution in Minkaman

EU increases pressure on South Sudan

Decision to impose sanctions on military commanders is the first of many possible steps to end fighting, EU says as it warns of famine within weeks.