A British navy ship has evacuated British nationals from Libya, according to the UK Defence Ministry, as worsening security there is forcing thousands to flee.
More than 400 Ukrainian soldiers have crossed the border into Russia and deserted the Kiev government, according to an Interfax news agency report quoting a border security official.
Four people died and about 20 others were injured in flash floods that tore through a village festival in northern Italy, rescuers and officials said.
At least ten civilians have been killed in new fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists around the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk in east Ukraine, local officials say.
Azerbaijan has said it has lost four troops in clashes with Armenia near the disputed Nagorno Karabakh region as mediators sounded the alarm over an increase in tensions in the protracted conflict.
Turks in Germany have streamed into Berlin's Olympic stadium, seizing the chance to vote from abroad for the first time in an election Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes will make him Turkey's first directly-elected president.
At least 10 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed close to the wreckage site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as their convoy was ambushed by pro-Russian separatists.
European security monitors and Australian and Dutch crash experts have reached the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane came down.
Ukraine's parliament has voted not to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
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