The nominations came after one of the longest summits in recent years, outstripping even all-night negotiations during the Greek debt crisis.
Council of Europe member states have agreed that Russia could present a delegation from Tuesday despite strong opposition from Ukraine.
With most votes counted across the continent of a half billion people, Mateo Salvini's hardline League party emerged as the largest in Italy, while Marine Le Pen inflicted a painful defeat on pro-European French President Emmanuel Macron.
France's finance minister promised that some 15 million households would benefit from tax cuts announced by President Emmanuel Macron, but the move did little to calm tempers among protesters.
Sweden's Greta Thunberg told lawmakers, "I want you to act as if the house is on fire," as she warned about species extinction, deforestation and ocean pollution.
The British government says it has secured 'legally binding changes' from the European Union to overcome a key stumbling block on the Brexit deal.
Dozens of PKK sympathisers arrested after vandalising the Council of Europe building in France's Strasbourg and scuffling with French police.
French authorities have closed seven mosques within one year and policies based on suspicion, restriction and exclusion come under harsh criticism by Muslims in France.
French police have officially confirmed the man thought to be behind the killing of three civilians has been shot dead, ending a two day manhunt.
TRT World spoke to a man who's known alleged attacker Cherif Chekatt since childhood and insists he is not a terrorist. The 29-year-old has a long history of run-ins with the law.
The attack on the Christmas market in France's eastern city of Strasbourg has increased security concerns with the French Interior Ministry cancelling public protests.
Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said the shooter had evaded a police dragnet and was on the run, raising concerns of a follow-up attack.
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