National parties in the newly elected European Parliament line up in pan-EU groups. Here's a profile of eight groups.
Pope Francis said he was willing to tell USPresident Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families.
Dubbing their planned offensive "Operation Venezuela," ex-army sergeant Eddier Rodríguez said there were around 150 men ready to take part with his group.
Pro-European parties kept a firm grip on the EU parliament as liberal and green parties matched a surge by eurosceptic parties, who won control of a quarter of seats in European elections for the first time.
The nationalist, anti-immigration Vox won about 10 percent of the votes in a national election last month to become the first far-right party with a significant number of lawmakers since the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975.
Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union.
The Dutch vote was a first test of the appeal of populist and Eurosceptic parties contesting elections across the bloc through Sunday, and the outcome may offer some relief to established pro-EU parties.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security.
There are some of the 180,000 people who have escaped an upsurge in violence in the last major Syrian rebel stronghold in the last few weeks. It marks the most intense escalation between President Bashar al-Assad and his rebel enemies since last summer, with dozens killed in the shelling of insurgent territory.
Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing.