The world needs effective and inclusive water governance amid a growing demand, said Hakan Tropp, director of water governance at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), on Wednesday.

Relations between Russia and the United States have attracted great attention since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election last year, as the top leaders of both countries have implied the willingness to build rapprochement.

The liberal rightist party VVD of Prime Minister Mark Rutte took the lead in the Dutch parliamentary elections, according to the final exit poll released on Wednesday, with the far-right party PVV staying far behind.

As Dutch voters head to the polls for a general election on Wednesday, European leaders gathered here at the European Parliament backed the Netherlands in its growing political dispute with Turkey.

Europe should build business bridges with China, especially in the high-tech sector, and benefit from the Belt and Road Initiative, a Bulgarian entrepreneur has said.