Latvia Thursday began its presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), declaring involvement, growth and sustainability as the presidency`s main principles.
Cyprus, which joined the European Union in 2004, is taking over the six-month rotating presidency from Denmark.
A new law in Hungary has sparked concerns about media freedom.
Belgium has assumed the European Union presidency for a six-month term.
Spain has taken over the presidency of the EU and the Prime Minister says his country will strive to end Europe`s economic crisis.
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium
Day in Pics: 27th January
Showbiz World - January 27, 2015