An American monitor with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east, eliciting sharp words towards Moscow from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday (23 April).
Poland should treat EU president Donald Tusk in a dignified manner, the European Commission said today (20 April), after the former Polish premier was grilled for eight hours in Warsaw in an intelligence probe.
Turkey's election authority rejected opposition requests on Wednesday (19 April) to cancel a referendum that boosted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's authority as police detained activists over street protests following the contested poll.
According to analysts, voters could give Europhile politicians a boost in Britain's upcoming election but the effect will be limited and the prospect of a grand alliance to soften Brexit is improbable.
European Council President Donald Tusk testified for eight hours in Warsaw on Wednesday (19 April) as a witness in an investigation of two former military counter-intelligence chiefs accused of overstepping their duties.
British lawmakers on Wednesday (19 April) overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election, paving the way for a June vote she hopes will give her a "mandate to complete Brexit".
Turkey's opposition on Tuesday (18 April) demanded the annulment of a contentious referendum that approved sweeping constitutional changes boosting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's powers, claiming blatant vote-rigging had swung the result.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise call for a snap general election comes with the country facing a host of challenges – all closely bound up with the country's exit from the European Union.
The two frontrunners in the French presidential election, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron, staged rival rallies in Paris on Monday, while outsider Mélenchon cruised through the capital on a barge.
International observers cited flaws in Sunday's (16 April) controversial referendum in Turkey, while European leaders urged reconciliation in a divided country and warned Ankara of its commitments on the death penalty.
French prosecutors have asked the European parliament to lift the immunity of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen over an inquiry into alleged fake parliamentary jobs, legal sources said Friday (14 April).