Azerbaijan has slammed reports it ran a secret 2.5 billion euro fund to buy political influence across Europe, launder the country's international image and bankroll lavish lifestyles for its ruling elite.
The Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly has called on Hungary to suspend a debate in the country’s parliament of bills which tighten rules on non-governmental organisations and foreign…
The Turkish foreign ministry has strongly condemned the "unjust decision" of the European rights body to put it on notice.
EU foreign ministers said on Tuesday the bloc would not push ahead with membership talks with Turkey but rejected calls by Austria and European lawmakers to freeze the process because of Ankara’s secu
The Dalai Lama today held made an address followed by a question-and-answer session at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland has said that there is "too little understanding" of the challenges faced by Turkey after last month's coup attempt.
Warsaw calls the findings biased.
Europe must build on momentum generated by a series of landmark decisions on recognising gay relationships, campaigners have urged.
A new report by a European watchdog has run the rule over the state of human rights, democracy and the judiciary across the continent. The Council of
France has been criticised by Europe’s leading human rights body for failing to impose a clear ban on slapping children. The Council of Europe in
A district court in Moscow has turned down an appeal for the release of Ukraine's former military pilot, who has been on hunger strike following her capture last year.
Europe's leading human rights watchdog is set to criticise France for its failure to explicitly ban smacking, according to press reports.
A new report from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights paints a grim picture about discrimination in France
Russia has had a ban on its right to vote at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) The chamber said it was in condemnation of
Russia is coming under increasing diplomatic pressure over its alleged involvement in the Ukraine crisis. The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council
Intelligence agencies have screened trillions of citizens’ private communications over the vaguest of threats, Edward Snowden has claimed.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is in Strasbourg for the World Forum for Democracy at the Council of Europe.
Euronews caught up with him and
For some 400 million Europeans the Schengen Treaty means they don’t need to pack a passport when travelling within the 26-nation Schengen Zone