Ireland voted in a general election on Saturday, with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar hoping to secure a new term on the back of Brexit – though voters are more likely to judge him more on his domestic record.
The European Parliament gave final approval to Britain's divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, paving the way for the country to quit the bloc on Friday after nearly half a century and delivering a major setback for European integration.
Iran's Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says he has tasked the Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy with looking into the case of the Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot mistakenly after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport.
The Turkish government is sending to parliament a bill mandating troop deployment to Libya despite the opposition’s rejection, three days after Ankara announced the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) had officially requested military support from Turkey.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry denounced a resolution passed by the European Parliament, which accuses Tehran of mishandling the recent fuel price protests, arguing that the legislature’s account has been based on a set of twisted facts and unfounded documentation.