Following the strike and mass protests seen nationwide during the International Women’s Day in March, left-wing parties are calling for women’s rights while conservative parties hit back at what they consider "radical feminism".
The so-called "watering" of the women on Easter Monday is an old fertility rite that dates back to pre-Christian times.
About 500 people took part this year in the "Georgi ride", a deeply rooted tradition that sees priests bless the horses, sprinkling holy water on each one of them.
The Trump administration on Monday told five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran.
Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who has no political experience and few detailed policies, beat the incumbent Petro Poroshenko who has been in power for five years.
Euronews correspondent Galina Polonskaya reports that some Russian politicians are hailing the comedian's victory as a rejection by the Ukrainian voters of Poroshenko's anti-Russian stance.
The Swedish teenage environment activist made a powerful speech as she urged climate-change protesters not to give up on their plight.
Stevo Pendarovski, North Macedonia’s pro-Western candidate narrowly won the first round of a presidential vote, a year after the country saw a controversial name change.
Parisians held Easter mass at the smaller Saint-Eustache catholic church after Notre-Dame was devastated in a fire on Monday.
Russia says wildfires in the Siberia region are under control but at least 25 people have been hurt and over 80 homes destroyed
At least two of the hotels and one of the churches are in the nation's capital Colombo. The other church is in Negombo, north of Colombo.
Twenty years ago, 13 people were killed when two teenage boys dressed in black trench coats killed a teacher and 12 students and wounded dozens of others.
Security sources found over 100 million euros at the former president Omar al-Bashir's house.
Fighters loyal to the Government of National Unity are trying to defend their city from a two week long attack by the eastern based Libyan National Army.
Rafa Nadal has suffered a shock semi-final defeat against Italian Fabio Fognini at the Monte Carlo Masters.
Kosovo has brought back 110 citizens from Syria, including jihadists who fought in the civil war and 74 children.
Londoners returned to march on the capital after more than 700 protesters were arrested earlier in the week.
If he wins President Al Sisi could stay in power until 2030 and the role of the already powerful military would be boosted too.
The Pope led the prayers at the traditional Via Crucis Good Friday service at Rome's Colosseum
Ukraine's presidential election candidates have taken part in a stadium debate with polls showing TV comedian Volodmyr Zelensky ahead of Petro Poroshenko