German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ally has been named as the first woman president of the European Union after serving various positions of power in Germany.
The European Parliament voted 383-327 vote with 22 abstentions on Tuesday to approve von der Leyen's nomination.
In its quarterly economic forecasts, the European Union's executive arm says prices will grow less than previously predicted, pushing the inflation rate further off the European Central Bank's target of close to but less than two percent.
Both sides failed to make significant progress on saving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty or INF in talks at the military alliance's headquarters in Brussels, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a lightning visit to Rome, including talks with the pope, hailing efforts by the Italian government to ease sanctions despite Moscow's ongoing crisis with the West.
The nominations came after one of the longest summits in recent years, outstripping even all-night negotiations during the Greek debt crisis.
A demonstrator was shot at a banned march in the eastern city of Goma. Police forces try to break up marches in different cities of the country.
Europol, the police authority of Europe, said in its latest report that crimes by the PKK terrorists increased in the last year, as "an act of vengeance" for Turkey’s counter-terror operation in Syria's Afrin.
Council of Europe member states have agreed that Russia could present a delegation from Tuesday despite strong opposition from Ukraine.
TRT World interviews Valentijn Dhaenens, an actor in the film “Stranger in Paradise.” He welcomes migrants with unusual techniques: first rejecting them, then embracing them.
Croatian police violate international law by using brute force against the fleeing Afghan refugees who find themselves trapped in a cold Serbian town.
Hazard scored twice past his former teammate as Chelsea sliced through Arsenal in the second half of the Europa League final, netting four times in the space of 23 minutes to win 4-1 in a London derby played far from home.
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