As EU leaders marked the 60th anniversary of the Union's founding treaty in Rome, demonstrators took to the streets in various European capitals. For the most part, they wanted to show their support for the bloc and for European unity.
The European Council president has warned the UK against destabilizing the peace process in Northern Ireland. If London failed to provide a "realistic solution" to the border question, Brexit talks would likely flounder.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has tried to breathe new life into the Brexit negotiations. The European Union has blamed British officials in recent weeks for a lack of progress during the talks.
EU negotiator Michel Barnier has revealed the bloc's first draft of the Brexit withdrawal treaty, emphasizing there were "no surprises." Barnier's speech focused on border issues between the UK and Ireland.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for a "year of unity" as Iran marks the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. The celebrations come just weeks after protests calling for changes in government policy.
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