Freshly sworn-in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is seeking to capitalize on his popularity and cement his grip on power. But will his call for snap elections get him the support he needs in parliament?
Profits have plunged at Ryanair and Easyjet, while 43% of troubled tour operator Thomas Cook's summer holidays remain unsold. The travel sector can only lick its wounds and wait out the Brexit uncertainty.
Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal.
Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader.
The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to defend its territory.
Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko.
A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions.
Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the condition of the refugees had swayed the authorities' opinion.
Tasked with rescuing migrants who arrive on Malta's shores, two soldiers have been charged with murdering two men who arrived from Ivory Coast. Charged with murder and race-related crimes, they face life in prison.
The elections for the European Parliament at the end of May will decide the EU's future course: A return to nationalism or more integration to increase its global strength? Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
Austria's far-right vice chancellor, who quit after apparent dodgy dealings with a bogus Russian investor, was "a promising politician," said one Russian newspaper. Another hit out at the West's "blame Russia" rhetoric.
Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU.
Austria is set to hold fresh elections in September following the collapse of the ruling coalition. Sebastian Kurz said he could no longer work with the FPÖ after a corruption scandal ensnared his vice chancellor.
Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the government doing to tackle the problem? Charlotte Potts reports from London.
Immediately after being sworn in, the new president of Ukraine announced he would dissolve parliament.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to be sworn in as Ukraine's president. He has no political experience.
EU foreign ministers are still trying to salvage the Iran nuclear deal.
Ukraine's burgeoning IT sector has posted double-digit growth year on year.
Youths give their all for an audience of millions and a merciless jury in Russia's talent shows.
A nation is in mourning as it surveys the damage a raging fire inflicted on Notre Dame.
Brexit could bring profitable price differentials for smugglers across an open Irish border.
The EU has voted to ban disposable items as part of a law against plastic waste.
The British population is at loggerheads over Brexit. And so is the UK business community.
Grimsby was once home to one of the world's biggest fishing fleets. Nostalgia prompted many to vote 'leave'
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People across Germany and Europe took to the streets to support the EU ahead of elections set for May 23-26. EU projections indicate that anti-Europeans could win as much as one third of seats in the European Parliament.
Human dignity, freedom, equality, democracy. "European values" often sound noble, but vague. Let’s be a bit more practical: If Europe were 100 people, what would they agree on? What divides them?
Olivia Ramya Tanner traveled to Sri Lanka to find her birth mother. Then the Swiss woman discovered that everything — from her birth certificate on up — was a lie. She's not alone. Alison Langley reports from Zurich.
In a country where anti-Semitism thrives, Greeks describe a Holocaust-themed game offered by an escape room company as "an undeniably entertaining adventure." Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.
Russia has marked the 74th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II with a parade in Moscow. The annual parade is a chance for Moscow to show off its troops and latest military technology.
Manfred Weber, the conservative candidate for the EU Parliament elections in May, is considered the front-runner in the race to lead the European Commission. DW takes a closer look at him, and the other candidates.
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