Thousands gathered in Warsaw on Saturday to protest what they called anti-democratic moves by their government. The conservative administration, elected three months ago, has pushed through controversial changes.
Incoming German Family Minister Franziska Giffey is typical of the fresh new faces in the government. Although not experienced at the national level, she's down-to-earth, female and, above all, young.
Five million women across Spain are said to have taken part in the mass mobilization on International Women's Day. Union organizations called for strikes, as well as street demonstrations.
A Kurdish youth group in Germany is vowing to bring destruction to Europe, following several attacks on Turkish targets. Ankara has urged Germany to do more to find those responsible for mosque attacks over the weekend.
The far-right AfD has been Chancellor Angela Merkel's fiercest critic and repeatedly called for her removal from office. As she kicked off her fourth term, Merkel made it clear that she is eyeing their removal as well.
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