France's anti-immigration National Front party secured a historic win last night in European parliamentary elections. The FN now hopes to create a European alliance with other far-right parties.
Petro Poroshenko's victory in Sunday's election appears decisive, a rarity in the fractured nation, but he – and Ukraine – still face huge obstacles politically and economically.
Ukrainians, exhausted and worried after months of political upheaval and violence, are eager to have an elected president again who can set the country on a path forward.
Ukrainians will choose a new president today, against the backdrop of Europe's worst geopolitical crisis in a generation.
In snapshot of voter feeling ahead of Sunday elections, two young Ukrainian professionals like front-runner and billionaire Petro Poroshenko. But they are also frustrated by his ties to the 'old guard.'
The Spanish capital is torn over Saturday's Champions League final, which pits crosstown rivals Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid against each other.
Russia's leader said he would work with whomever the Ukrainian people choose on Sunday to be president, though he added that Ukraine must not join NATO.
Ukraine's presidential election this weekend is perhaps the biggest in the country's modern history, and will be closely watched all across Europe.
Exit polling shows far-right PVV in fourth place in the Netherlands' election for the European Parliament – a race that party leader Geert Wilders had played up as a referendum on the EU.
The anti-immigration party surged in local elections yesterday. Now eyes are on pending results from a second vote for European Parliament, where UKIP – ironically – could see similar gains.
Voters across Europe will be choosing their European MPs this weekend, and Ukrainians vote for a new president on Sunday – with Russia casting a shadow over both contests.
VP Joe Biden is making the highest level US visit to Cyprus in 50 years, after a European court last week ordered Turkey to pay Cyprus for its 1974 invasion of the island.
A German high court ruling earlier this year has opened the door to fringe parties – like the xenophobic, far-right NPD – winning seats in this weekend's European elections.
Petro Poroshenko, a chocolate magnate, appears set to be Ukraine's next president. But his success in office will hinge on whether he can get support from the restive east.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev argued that President Obama's lack of tact is 'slowly but surely moving' the US and Russia 'toward a second cold war.'
Facing their worst tragedy since the end of the sectarian wars of the 1990s, the residents of the Balkans are helping each other without regard to nationality or ethnicity.
Putin is in Shanghai to cut a long-gestating deal to provide China with gas. But experts warn that Russia may not be ready to fulfill the deal's terms for years to come.
Next weekend, Europeans will decide who they will send to the EU Parliament – and anti-immigration, anti-Brussels parties look set to take a big chunk of the vote.
A team of archaeologists and engineers hopes to find out just that. And their task could become a model for Italy's efforts to preserve its cultural monuments.
At the same time that the NFL draftee's kiss of his boyfriend stirred a backlash in the US, drag queen Conchita Wurst was sparking similar anger in Europe, which is fighting similar culture wars.