A long-lasting constitutional crisis in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reached a climactic point Thursday night as the election of a speaker by the country’s new parliamentary majority turn
It comes after an alliance of Social Democrats and ethnic Albanian parties voted to elect an Albanian as parliament speaker, witnesses said.
Serbia wants to try the former Kosovan Prime Minister for alleged war crimes, but its extradition request was refused by a French court. Serbia has described the decision as "shameful" and "scandalous
East and West have clashed over the result, with Moscow backing the former prime minister and the EU and the USA supporting the social-democrats.
An Italian-born conservationist has undergone surgery after being shot by gunmen in northern Kenya.
A silent march has been held in Caracas in Venezuela to honour those killed amid anti-government demonstrations.
Actors including Danny Glover and Mark Ruffalo and intellectual Noam Chomsky have launched a petition urging “progressive” French voters to rally "behind the Left candidate with the most support in th
At least two protesters were killed as clashes broke out on the sidelines of a mass anti-government rally that the opposition billed "the mother of all marches".
Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, has said success for her party in the upcoming general election will pave the way for a fresh referendum on Scottish…
China is moving forward with an ambitious project to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
Despite the public voting against allowing the leader to run for a fourth consecutive term, Evo Morales says he may still run in 2019.
Jubilant Erdogan supporters took to the streets of Istanbul waving flags of victory.
Human rights education activist Malala Yousafzia has received honorary Canadian citizenship from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa.
A parade attended by President Nicolas Maduro was interrupted by critics who threw objects at the embattled leader in Bolivar state.
Venezuelan opposition supporters clash with police in protests over a grinding economic crisis and an erosion of democracy under leftist President Nicolas…
North Korea’s parliament convened in Pyongyang on Tuesday, with the country’s leader Kim Jong Un in attendance.
Police wielding batons managed to push the protesters back. Italian media are reporting that five or six police officers were slightly injured during the scuffles.
In the face of rising populism and nationalism, Germany’s newly-elected Federal President has delivered a message of defiance in the European Parliament.
Vladimir Putin has said he would like to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at an Arctic nations summit in Finland in May.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the daily news stories from Europe’s de-facto political capital.
On the same day as an international summit began on the Arctic, president Vladimir Putin has visited the desolate Franz Josef Land archipelago, reaffirming Moscow’s claim to the…
UK envoy in Brussels hands over official notification letter to EU Council President Tusk
Political parties in Northern Ireland have been given an extra few weeks to try to reach agreement on the formation of a new power-sharing government.