Several protests were organised on Friday by groups of Romanians working abroad, angry at what they say is entrenched corruption, low wages and attempts by the government to weaken judiciary.
Romanians who live abroad hold an anti-government protest in Bucharest, where they call for the left-wing government to resign and set a date for an early election.
The Ukrainian film director is on day 89 of a hunger strike. He was sentenced by a Russian court to 20 years in prison for "terrorist attacks" in Crimea.
The WikiLeaks founder was asked to testify in person at a closed hearing as part of its investigation into whether Moscow meddled to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
President Aleksandar Vucic suggested he is ready to compromise on defining Serbia's borders with Kosovo, to end a conflict with Europe's newest independent state.
An NGO ship which saved 87 migrants in distress off Libya docked in Spain on Thursday after roaming the Mediterranean for days, the third such vessel to be allowed in the country in two months after Italy refused to take them in.
A US State Department official said the action is aimed at punishing Russian government for having “used chemical or biological weapons in violation of international law.”
The war erupted in 2008 when Georgian troops failed to regain control over the Moscow-backed breakaway province of South Ossetia, ending with a France-brokered truce.
Sweltering temperatures kindled blazes that have whipped across the region as the Europe-wide heatwave sent the mercury above 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit) in some areas of Portugal at the weekend.
Alexander Rastorguyev, Kirill Radchenko and Orhan Dzhemal were killed in the Central African Republic while reporting on the Wagner Group, a Russian military contractor company.
For some British the quintessential red phone booths may be getting obsolete, thanks to mobile phones. But some crafty people have found a way to repurpose them.
Russia summoned Greek Ambassador Andreas Friganas as Moscow takes tit-for-tat measures after Athens expelled two Russian diplomats.
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