Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.
The US vice-president and Turkish president discuss ways to fight Islamic State and strengthen the Syrian opposition, despite reports of strained ties.
Two Polish men who died after a balcony collapsed in west London on Friday are named as Tomasz Procko, 22, and Karol Szymanski, 29.
A judge in the Netherlands agrees to extend the period police can hold a Dutch teenager who travelled to Syria to marry an Islamist fighter.
France's President Francois Hollande says he will travel to the West African country of Guinea, one of the worst affected by the Ebola epidemic.
US Vice-President Joe Biden, on a visit to Kiev, warns Russia of "greater isolation" as Ukraine marks a year since the start of its revolution.
Germany's three left-leaning parties agree a historic deal which will see the first far-left state president since the fall of Communism.
The Duchess of Alba, Spain's richest woman and one of its most flamboyant and eccentric figures, has died in Seville aged 88.
A Swedish appeals court upholds an arrest warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, wanted for questioning in a sexual assault case.
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