European countries quick to condemn Turkey for its anti-terror operation in northern Syria continue to deal with the Middle East's most egregious counter-revolutionary forces and are arming those responsible for the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
A fresh parliamentary election is not an option for now because Romania is due to hold a presidential poll next month. By law, Romania cannot hold a parliamentary vote less than six months before a presidential one.
Boris Johnson has vowed to take Britain out of the EU bloc by the scheduled date of October 31, though parliament has ordered him not to do so without striking a deal with Brussels first.
The UN has deferred an anti-torture conference in Egypt, a country long accused of torturing political dissidents.
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini declared last week that his right-wing League party no longer supports Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and is pressing for a no-confidence vote in the next few days.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's governing Conservative Party lost a special election early on Friday, leaving it with a one-vote working majority in Parliament as Brexit looms.
Traffickers and armed groups have exploited the country's security vacuum, turning it into a hellhole for migrants.
Since French President Emmanuel Macron took the office in May 2017, at least 15 ministers have left their posts for issues ranging from corruption allegations to accusations of forging documents.
Von der Leyen will address the 751-member European Parliament at 0700 GMT, to be followed by a debate and a secret ballot at 1600 GMT.
The nominations came after one of the longest summits in recent years, outstripping even all-night negotiations during the Greek debt crisis.
Vietnam and the European Union signed a free trade deal reducing tariffs on goods of 99 percent traded between the southeastern state and the Union. The deal will boost Vietnams economy by around 5 percent until 2024-2028.
The opposition failed to reach the 101 votes needed in the 200-member parliament to topple the cabinet, with 85 lawmakers voting no confidence in the cabinet, and 85 voting against.
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