Ukraine activists attacked in Crimea
Pro-Ukrainian activists are beaten up by pro-Russian groups at a rally in Crimea amid high tension ahead of next Sunday's secession referendum.
Iran sees nuclear deal in months
Iran's foreign minister tells the visiting EU foreign policy chief a nuclear deal could come in months but Catherine Ashton stresses there is no guarantee.
Italy up in arms over David advert
Italy's culture minister expresses outrage over an advertisement by a US weapons firm showing Michelangelo's David holding a rifle.
Sarkozy phone 'tapped by judges'
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has had his phone tapped on the orders of judges investigating alleged campaign donations from Libya, it is claimed.
Ukraine beat Russia to biathlon gold
Vitaliy Lukyanenko wins Ukraine's first gold at the Sochi Winter Paralympics, in the men's 7.5km visually impaired biathlon.
Turkish ex-military chief freed
Turkey's former army chief Ilker Basbug is released from prison in Istanbul after a local court overturns his conviction for plotting a coup.
Schumacher condition 'not changed'
Doctors treating injured Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher are still working to bring him out of a coma.
Europol warning over wi-fi hotspots
People should not send sensitive information over public wi-fi hotspots, as data theft by hackers is rising, Europol warns.
Argentina finds drugs hidden in skis
Police in Argentina say they have foiled a scheme to smuggle cocaine into Europe by hiding the drug in specially-designed skis.
EU vote plan blights UK, says Cable
David Cameron's commitment to an in/out referendum on Europe is "blighting" investment in the UK, Vince Cable warns.
Cuba agrees to open talks with EU
Cuba accepts an EU invitation to launch negotiations aimed at restoring full bilateral relations with the European bloc.
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