German Chancellor Angela Merkel has two key objectives for her visit to Ukraine.
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A boat with around 170 African migrants on board trying to reach Europe has sunk off Libya, a Libyan navy spokesman said.
A Ukrainian army spokesman has accused Russia of using aid trucks to take production equipment from two military plants.
Two lorry drivers have been remanded in custody after appearing in court in connection with the death of a migrant found in a shipping container at Tilbury Docks.
Kurdish forces are struggling to defend themselves against Islamic State (IS) militants in northeast Iraq and are appealing for more international help.
Hospitals have been told to give free or cheap parking to the relatives of chronically ill patients.
Home Secretary Theresa May is planning to bring in new laws to tackle the threat of British jihadists - including "anti-social behaviour orders" for extremists.
A Bolivian presidential campaign launch ended in violence when rival football fans began fighting and hurling chairs at each other.
The US has said it will not be restricted by the Iraq-Syria border as it considers further action against Islamic State militants.
Washington has crept to a decision. It's time to do something about the threat posed by the Islamic State.
Former Cardiff manager Malky Mackay has apologised for sending a string of racist, sexist and homophobic text messages.
Israel pounded Gaza with 30 airstrikes after vowing "Hamas will pay a heavy price" for the death of a four-year-old boy from rocket fire.
A German policeman has gone on trial accused of murdering a man he met on a cannibalism fetish website and making a gruesome pornographic video at his B&B home.
One person has been found dead after a shooting in a mosque full of worshippers at Friday prayers, police have said.
Ebola fears in Nigeria have heightened after two more people tested positive, despite having no contact with the man who brought the virus into the country.
A 14-year-old boy is one of two people arrested on suspicion of rape at Reading Festival.
Cardiff City have called for chief executive Richard Bevan to resign after the League Managers Association (LMA) defended Malky Mackay's use of racist texts as "friendly banter".
Malaysia has observed a day of mourning as the bodies of MH17 plane crash victims arrived home to the country.
Hamas has killed 18 people suspected of being informers for Israel.
Fans of football clubs in England's top two divisions would be able to stand at games under plans put forward by the Liberal Democrats.
One of the demands made by kidnappers who killed US journalist James Foley was the release of a woman once named among America's seven most wanted terrorists.
Australia's immigration minister has been grilled over claims hundreds of vulnerable children in asylum seeker detention centres are suffering from mental health issues, are self-harming and do not
Doctors could be forced to say sorry to patients or their relatives if they have been found to have made a mistake.
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