On Tuesday, the European Parliament votes on who will become its next president. Two contenders look particularly likely to clinch victory and succeed Martin Schulz. DW's Brussels correspondent Max Hofmann has more on 'Italy vs Italy.'
Since the US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, every election there has been more fraudulent than the last. Experts say that's a consequence of the nation's shaky democratic foundations.
The EU summit brought the possibility of an extended period for Britain's Brexit process and more funds for dealing with migrants across the bloc. But the UK's Theresa May has challenges from her own party at home.
Kosovo's lawmakers have moved to create a national army in a vote boycotted by the parliament's Serb minority lawmakers. A similar effort last year was blocked when Serb politicians refused to change the constitution.
The bill paves the way for Iran to join a UN convention to combat money laundering and the funding of terrorism. The Islamic Republic has been under pressure from signatories of the nuclear deal.
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