Voting has begun across Macedonia as ex-prime minister Nikola Gruevski seeks another chance to lead the country. He stepped down from his fourth term in January amid a corruption and surveillance scandal.
Romanians are voting on Sunday in parliamentary elections. Just a year after a humiliating step-down, the party that emerged from the ashes of Nicolae Ceaușescu's Communist Party will probably win office again.
The Venice Commission, an advisory body at the human rights watchdog Council of Europe, says Turkey is abusing state of emergency laws in its wider efforts to purge so-called state saboteurs after the failed mid-July coup. It said the government is casting too wide a net over people linked to the Fethullah Gulen movement, which Ankara blames for the coup att […]