Since the eurozone debt crisis broke out in 2010, unemployment among Europe's youth has jumped from an average of 15 percent to 23 percent, totaling some 5.6 million people. In Greece and Spain - the most severely affected EU countries - more than 50 percent of people between 15 and 24 are without jobs. After wrangling over its seven-year budget, the EU has decided to invest 6 billion euros to tackle the problem. But is this too little, too late for Europe's young citizens?
Turkey's president-elect Erdogan plans to ask his successor as prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, to form a government and announce a new cabinet by the week's end. Erdogan's AK Party is meeting to elect its new leader.
Some 1,400 children were abused over the course of 16 years in the English city Rotherham, according to an inquiry. The revelation has raised controversial questions of child protection, race and political correctness.
The Ukrainian and Russian leaders have spelled out their concerns on the effects of the ongoing Ukraine conflict. They set out their contrasting priorities at a summit in Minsk.
Hollywood gathered to honor the best of US television at the Primetime Emmys. Programming from HBO and Netflix dominated the nominations.