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October 8, 2018, by VOANews

Too few eligible voters in Romania turned out for a two-day referendum that sought to prevent same-sex marriages by changing the country’s constitution, election officials said on October 7. The […]

EU lawmakers vote to sanction Hungary for eroding democracy

September 12, 2018, by VOANews

European Union legislators took the unprecedented step Wednesday to begin process of imposing sanctions on Hungary for presenting a “systematic ...

Kosovo, Serbia mull territorial swap to end dispute

August 18, 2018, by VOANews

A decade-long dispute between Kosovo and Serbia is compelling both countries to consider a territorial swap along ethnic lines — a move that has lon ...

Longest total lunar eclipse of century on Friday

July 27, 2018, by VOANews

Scientists say the longest total lunar eclipse of this century will grace the night sky on Friday, turning the moon a reddish color. NASA says the lun ...

  • US, EU avert wider trade war
    July 26, 2018, by VOANews

    Amid an Oval Office showdown over trade Wednesday, the United States and European Union reached a truce and agreed to talks, during which time they will not punish each other […]

  • EU regulator hits Google with a record $5 billion fine
    July 18, 2018, by VOANews

    The European Union’s antitrust regulator fined Google a record $5 billion on July 18 for illegally exploiting the powerful market share position of its Android smartphone system. The EU antitrust […]

  • Nato invites Macedonia to launch membership talks
    July 12, 2018, by VOANews

    Nato has officially invited Macedonia to initiate membership talks aimed at having the former Yugoslav republic join the Brussels-based North Atlantic alliance. The long-anticipated invitation was announced shortly after summit […]

  • Greece reportedly expels two Russian diplomats
    July 11, 2018, by VOANews

    Greece has reportedly expelled two Russian diplomats over allegations that Moscow has interfered in its negotiations with neighboring Macedonia. Greek news outlets reported the expulsions Wednesday, adding that two other […]

  • Anti-immigrant party wins Slovenia parliamentary poll
    June 4, 2018, by VOANews

    An anti-immigration opposition party led by former prime minister Janez Jansa won the most seats in Slovenia’s parliamentary election Sunday, but may struggle to put together a coalition government. With […]

  • IMF, European leaders rebuke Trump on planned tariffs
    March 8, 2018, by VOANews

    The International Monetary Fund and European leaders pushed back on March 7 against US president Donald Trump’s plan to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, saying it would […]