New research – which was carried out by the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) - showed EU exports to Russia declined annually by 15.7 percent since 2014 when the sanctions were put into place.
Spanish politician Pedro Agramunt announced his resignation as president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Brexit, Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, has clearly sparked a diplomatic rift.
The son of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat of being complicit in his mother's death.
EU countries must monitor "very carefully" a growing threat from the Islamic State group in North Africa as jihadists relocate there from Iraq and Syria.
Chancellor Christian Kern is vowing to take his center-left Social Democrats into the opposition if defeated and a handful of small parties are struggling to clear the 4 percent hurdle needed to get seats in parliament.
In order to counteract what many view as meaningless international friendlies, UEFA have established the Nations League, which will be played off between teams of similar standards.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has proclaimed the region's independence from Spain but says its effects will be suspended to allow for talks with the Madrid government.