Politics by country

Czech President To Push for Kosovo Recognition Withdrawal

Czech President Milos Zeman delighted his Serbian hosts at a joint press conference on Wednesday with his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vucic, when he promised to push for the Czech Republic to withdraw its 2008 recognition of Kosovo at a counseling on the constitution expected to happen in one month.

MPs Will Adopt Measures to Protect Personal Data

MPs are expected today to ratify the Protocol amending the Convention on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data.

The Protocol was finally approved during the 128th Session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in May 2018. Special protection is provided for certain categories of personal data - genetic and biometric.

‘House with a Garden’: How PiS Paints the ‘Polish Dream’

The populist PiS has an edge in these elections as the party in power during a period of prosperity. In recent years, Poland's growth rates have put other EU economies to shame. Incomes have increased and unemployment has remained low.

Clouds on the horizon, such as food price inflation, are few and far away. 

PSD's Dancila says Melescanu being elected Senate chairman certifies PSD still holding majority

National leader of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila congratulated Teodor Melescanu on Tuesday on being elected chairman of the Romanian Senate, adding that the vote in the Senate indicates that PSD still has a majority in Parliament. "Congratulations to Mr Teodor Melescanu on being elected chairman of Romania's Senate!