Tuesday

28th Mar 2017

Ticker

Schulz backs Juncker for top EU commission job

In an interview on Tuesday with Spiegel Online, European Parliament chief and socialist candidate for the next president of the European Commission, Martin Schulz, said he backs his rival centre-right Jean-Claude Juncker for the post. "This is not the time for partisan politics. The election campaign is over," he said.

Analysis

Lukashenka: End of an era?

The political spring in Belarus ended just as the actual season began, but greater changes loom after 23 years of dictatorship.