Europe's top court has dismissed a legal action by Hungary and Slovakia, which challenged a system that required them to take in refugees. Above, migrants wait to be rescued by a ship in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast last month.
Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images
Donald Tusk, president of the European Council and a former Polish prime minister, arrives at the prosecutor's office in Warsaw to deliver testimony Thursday on the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski.
Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images
Law and Justice party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski (bottom row center) and fellow party members vote Thursday to approve a law giving the president control over the Supreme Court.
Emmanuel Macron acknowledges supporters at the Louvre on Sunday after winning the French presidential election. Pro-EU centrist Macron defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen by a comfortable margin.
Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images
U.S. citizens who travel to Europe won't have to worry about having a visa requirement reinstated, thanks to a European Commission decision. Here, a sign for Americans returning home is seen at JFK International Airport in New York.
Ramin Talaie/Corbis via Getty Images
After the Brexit referendum, demonstrators marched to Parliament Square, calling for an end to Austerity, No To Racism and demanding the end of Tory rule.
David Mbiyu/Corbis via Getty Images
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the media outside her official residence of 10 Downing St. in London on Tuesday. May announced she will seek early elections to be held June 8.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Deputy First Minister John Swinney arrive at Scottish Parliament on Tuesday. They attended the second day of debate on a motion that ultimately granted Sturgeon the authority to pursue an independence referendum.
Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images
A European court has sided with employers who restrict Muslim women from wearing Islamic headscarves. Here, women wearing niqab visit the Dutch Senate last November, as restrictions on Islamic head coverings were being debated.