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July 25, 2017, by VOANews

Ilir Meta took the oath of office as the new president of Albania in front of the country’s legislature on Monday. Meta was elected to the largely ceremonial post in […]

EU court criticises Russian ‘gay propaganda law’

June 21, 2017, by VOANews

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday criticized a Russian law banning homosexual “propaganda.” The law, which effectively bans mo ...

Macedonian politicians turn parliament violence into war of words

April 29, 2017, by VOANews

Macedonia’s rival parties are trading blame for violence in parliament, while world powers are giving opposing reactions to the events. The European ...

EU re-elects Donald Tusk as President

March 9, 2017, by VOANews

European Union leaders on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to re-elect Donald Tusk president of the bloc. Tusk’s home country of Poland was the only on ...

  • Hungary approves detention for all asylum seekers
    March 7, 2017, by VOANews

    Hungary’s parliament has approved a new law calling for all asylum seekers to be detained in camps along the country’s southern border while their applications are being processed. Under the […]

  • Romanian PM calls for repeal of corruption decree
    February 5, 2017, by VOANews

    Following widespread demonstrations across Romania, the country’s prime minister called Saturday for the repeal of a decree decriminalizing official misconduct. “Tomorrow [Sunday], we will hold a government [cabinet] meeting to ...

  • Russian ambassador to Turkey killed in shooting
    December 19, 2016, by VOANews

    The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot and killed in the Turkish capital Ankara on Monday. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova confirmed Andrei Karlov had died of his wounds. […]