27.10. Angela Merkel has officially ceased to be the Federal Chancellor of Germany. Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier presented her and other members of the government with official diplomas terminating their terms.
27.10. The Amsterdam Court of Appeal ruled to return the "Scythian gold" to Ukraine. The judges also ruled that "the museum exhibits will be handed over to the State Historical Museum of Ukraine in Kyiv until the situation in Crimea stabilizes."
27.10. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Israel's decision to declare six Palestinian non-governmental organizations that have cooperated with the UN for many years as "terrorist" runs counter to international law and constitutes harassment of human rights defenders and restricts freedom of expression.