Veteran French conservative Alain Juppe is ready to step in as presidential candidate if the beleaguered Francois Fillon pulls out, his entourage said Friday as the list of deserters from Fillon's camp grew.
Some 970 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Thursday, Italy's coastguard said, as the numbers attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe continue to rise.
Four Central European nations have hammered out proposals for the European Union that are intended to strengthen the voice of member nations and avoid divisions, Poland's prime minister said Thursday.
The European Union's foreign policy chief urged Macedonia's president Thursday to reverse his decision and let the country's left-wing opposition leader try to form a new government.
Turkey's foreign minister claimed Friday that forces within the state in Germany are working to prevent Turkish leaders from campaigning there for a "yes" vote in a referendum to increase the president's powers.
The once promising presidential bid of French conservative Francois Fillon, already seriously hobbled by pending corruption charges, was coming unraveled Friday with the resignation of his campaign director and his campaign spokesman, adding momentum to a stream of defections and panicking his party.
Under-fire French presidential candidate Francois Fillon said Wednesday he was postponing a visit to a key agricultural fair in Paris, seen as a must for anyone hoping to win election.
Britain's unelected House of Lords on Wednesday handed the government a stinging -- though likely temporary -- defeat on its plans to leave the European Union, resolving that EU citizens should be promised the right to stay in the U.K. after it quits the bloc.
One of British Prime Minister Theresa May's predecessors attacked her Brexit strategy on Monday as a bill to start the EU divorce also hit opposition in the House of Lords.
Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday shouting slogans such as "Russia will be free!" and "Putin is war!" to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin.