About 200 migrants have clashed with police and coastguard officials, while attempting to board a ship, on the Greek island of Lesbos.
At least five people have been injured, following a fire, at a refugee shelter, in western Germany.
At least 26 migrants, including three children critically ill from dehydration, have been discovered in a van, in Austria.
At least four Ukrainian servicemen have been killed, and a further 14 wounded, following fighting in the country’s restive eastern region, raising concerns over the collapse of a ceasefire deal.
An archeologist and antiquities scholar has been beheaded by Islamic State militants, in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.
The teenage daughter of a German businessman has been killed, following a botched kidnapping attempt, in the city of Dresden.
A United States Air Force F-16 fighter jet has crashed in southern Germany, with the pilot reportedly ejecting safely.
More than 200 prisoners have been released by Gambia, including 31 prisoners jailed for treason, in relation to a number of attempted coups.
As many as 40 migrants are thought to have drowned off the coast of Libya, after their inflatable boat sank near to the Libyan shoreline.
As many as 2,700 migrants have been rescued from boats in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya, according to a statement by the Italian coastguard.