Poles are heading to the polls in a presidential runoff that's too close to predict. Incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski is trying to fend off the populist challenge of the right-wing newcomer Andrzej Duda.
Amnesty International has criticized the German government for lacking a clear policy to combat racism at its annual meeting in Dresden. The rights group is currently documenting racially motivated attacks in Germany.
Russia says it'll adopt a tough stance if Ukraine fails to pay off debts owed to Moscow by its previous government. The warning comes after Kyiv passed a law making it possible to delay payments to foreign creditors.
Turkey's ruling AK Party will face its toughest electoral challenge next month. The key factor in the AKP's success will be whether a pro-Kurdish party will make it into parliament. Jacob Resneck reports from Turkey.
Leaders of the Turkish and Greek parts of Cyprus have taken a joint stroll through both sides of the divided capital amid renewed settlement hopes. UN-brokered peace talks resumed last week after an eight-month hiatus.
The Bank of England has said it plans to research the economic risks of Britain leaving the EU. The admission confirms an email about the project that accidentally went to the wrong address.
Vote counting is underway in Ireland after a national referendum on whether to legalize gay marriage. The tally so far points to a resounding victory for the "Yes" camp, although no official results have been announced.
Spain's local elections are expected to hurt the country's traditional powers. Voters upset about corruption and the flagging economy are backing parties like Podemos and Ciudadanos. Guy Hedgecoe reports from Madrid.
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Megan Williams reports from Catania on the moral outrage in Italy regarding the migrant crisis.
Guy Hedgecoe reports from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta about attempts to enter the EU from there.
France ticked off over smacking policy