All posts by VOANews

  • Conservative Kurz declares victory in Austrian general election
    October 15, 2017, by VOANews

    Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old charismatic conservative party leader, has declared victory in Austria’s general election – putting him on track to be Europe’s youngest leader. Observers say Kurz has succeeded […]

  • 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 most public mentions of homosexuality, was introduced at regional levels […]

  • 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 one of the 28 member states to […]

  • 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 […]