As the heat wave scorching the eastern Mediterranean intensified, temperatures reached 42 degrees Celsius in parts of the Greek capital.
Ukrainian police opened a murder investigation after Vitaly Shishov, whose NGO helps victims of persecution fleeing Belarus, was found hanged in a Kiev park.
Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the closing of schools, permanent or temporary, in Western Thrace violates the education rights of minority children.
Devastating fires reach as far north as Russia and have hit continental Europe amid a scorching heatwave.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya is set to seek asylum in Poland as "her life would be in danger if she returned to Belarus" after she criticised how her team was being managed for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Fanned by soaring temperatures and strong winds, this year's fire season has been significantly more destructive than the previous average.
Some 3,000 security forces deployed around the French capital on Saturday for a third weekend of protests against the planned virus pass that will be needed to enter restaurants and other places in France.
The move reflects Serb opposition to the Bosnian law amendments imposed last week by Valentin Inzko, the outgoing High Representative in Bosnia. The amendments aimed to outlaw attempts at minimizing the scope of the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica.
Greenland loses massive amount of ice with enough melting to cover US state of Florida in 2 inches of water, scientists say.
President Emmanuel Macron, who defended Charlie Hebdo's caricatures insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad as freedom of expression, sues billboard owner Michel-Ange Flori, who depicted Macron as Adolf Hitler to protest Covid-19 curbs.
In a letter to Interior Minister Priti Patel, Labour’s Yvette Cooper, chair of parliament’s Home Affairs Committee, questioned overcrowding and length of stays at a “completely inappropriate” accommodation where asylum seekers are detained.
At least two Azerbaijani soldiers wounded and three Armenian troops killed in border clashes between the two sides in the deadliest military incident between the arch-foes since their war last year over Nagorno-Karabakh region.
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