The Supreme Court of Arkansas has halted two executions mere hours before they had been scheduled to take place.
Clashes and ethnic tensions may intensify in Kashmir after a video surfaces allegedly showing the Indian army using a Kashmiri man as a human shield.
German President Steinmeier says he would favour an initiative to end anonymous commenting on the Internet to promote democracy and curb hate speech.
Tens of thousands of protesters have held a day of rallies in the Hungarian capital to oppose government policies seen as limiting academic freedom and intimidating civic…
Hungary’s president signed into law on Monday a controversial bill on foreign universities seen as targeting an international school founded by US financier George…
The draft law on NGOs has just been submitted to the Hungarian Parliament, targeting the George Soros foundation. It comes a few days after
Hungary has defended its decision to detain migrants in shipping containers on the border with Serbia.
From Thursday all British forms employing 250 people or more will have to publish by next April the complete gender breakdown of their workers' pay, and will no longer be able to hide the lower rates
There is criticism from the European Commission’s president over controversial moves by Hungary’s prime minister to crackdown on foreign universities.
A school dedicated to helping child prostitution victims become lawyers has opened in India.
Iceland’s parliament is considering a bill that would require businesses to prove they offer equal pay to workers.
Politicians across the European Parliament have denounced moves in Hungary, which could force out the Central European University – funded by George Soros – despite…
Against a backdrop of protests Hungary’s parliament has passed a new law which critics say targets a university founded by billionaire George Soros.
Austria has said it will take legal action against Germany to stop plans by Berlin to introduce a toll on its roads.
A couple in the US state of Georgia are taking the state to court over their child’s surname.
A leading politician in Russia's legislative assembly has proposed turning behaviour which has plagued football in Europe into a sport of its own
The European Parliament has taken the first step in potentially revoking visa-free travel of Americans to the European Union
An Italian DJ commits assisted suicide in Switzerland as MPs in Rome once again delay talks on a 'living will' law.
Euronews Editorial Project Manager Javier Villagarcía has lived and worked in Japan. Here he gives us his impression of how the country's working culture will be affected.
Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic join forces in critiquing food companies they accuse of selling inferior foods compared to richer EU nations
Russia’s supreme court has overturned the conviction of jailed opposition activist Ildar Dadin and ordered his release.
The vote to permit professional cultivation of the plant will allow the country's "coffee shops" which sell the drug openly, to have a legal source of supply.
In Brussels, there is increasing alarm over the Romanian government’s emergency decree, which critics say will reduce penalties for corruption.
Donald Trump has caused a stir by issuing a flurry of executive orders in his first week in office. They have been used by every chief executive since the days of George Washington. Find out more in t
Britain's government has presented draft legislation to parliament, to enable the UK to trigger divorce proceedings from the European Union.
Italy’s Constitutional Court has modified a contested electoral law, in a move that could pave the way for early elections this year.
Italy’s Constitutional Court plays a regular part in Italian politics but the country’s new electoral law, or Italicum as its known, may give it a reduced role in…
The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.