The MH17 passenger plane disaster over Ukraine was caused by a Russian-made BUK missile, according to the final report from Dutch investigators.
A Ukrainian national guardsman dies and scores more are injured as grenades are thrown at a demonstration against concessions to pro-Russian separatists.
A Russian website publishes what appear to be official figures showing that more than 2,000 soldiers have died fighting in eastern Ukraine, as Moscow insists its regular forces are not involved.
Almost 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which turned the area around the plant into a no-go zone, scientists are involved in a unique experiment in how nature copes with radiation.
Ukraine's ultra-nationalist Right Sector calls for the resignation of the country's interior minister following the deaths of two of its members in a shootout with police.
Greece may only represent a fraction of Europe's economy. But in everything else that can't be easily measured by the IMF or ECB, it represents to much more.
Fighting in Ukraine has killed more than 6,500 people. Filmmaker Patrick Wells travelled to south east Ukraine and got unprecedented access to forces on both sides of the ceasefire line.
A new UN report says one in every 122 people is either a refugee or seeking asylum. It says if this number of people were a country, it would be the world's 24th biggest.