Austria’s Constitutional Court has ruled that the presidential run-off election must be held again.
Anti-immigration Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer – seen here on the left – was narrowly defeated in May by former Greens leader-turned-independent Alexander Van der Bellen.
The Council of the EU has extended economic sanctions targeting specific sections of the Russian economy in connection with the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Moscow - Gazprom has submitted to the European Commission an extra-judicial solution for the antitrust claims issued by Brussels against the Russian firm. Interfax agency reported that a draft settlement has been sent by the Gazprom community executives, hoping to 'discuss it in the near future'.