Georgian police used their truncheons to disperse a group of about 50 protestors in central Tsibili, according to a Reuters photographer, breaking up a demonstration demanding the release of several opposition activists detained last week.
A school near the French city of Toulouse in southwestern France has been closed, after a group of children fell ill with the A (H1N1) virus. The cases appear to be the first in the country that hasn't been brought in from abroad.
Frenchwoman Florence Hartmann, a former spokesperson for the UN's war crimes court for the former Yugoslavia, goes on trial for disclosing classified information in a book published in 2007. If found guilty, she risks seven years in jail.
The UN observer mission to Georgia expires on Monday as the UN Security Council remained split over a draft resolution to extend it. The UN has warned that the mission's withdrawal threatens the stability in Georgia's breakaway Abkhazia region.
Scottish officials confirmed the first swine flu-related death in Great Britain - the first outside of the Americas - on Sunday. The World Health Organisation upped its warnings to declare the first influenza pandemic in four decades on Thursday.
British Tamil leader Arunachalam Chrishanthakumar was sentenced to two years in prison by a London court for supplying bomb-making material to Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels, who conceded defeat last month after a 25-year civil war.
A Bosnian network showed fresh footage of top war crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic apparently enjoying himself at family outings, including to a ski resort possibly in 2008. Serbia says the footage is meant to undermine its EU bid.
The World Health Organisation has raised the alert level for influenza A(H1N1) to six, its highest level. The WHO however, said the pandemic was "moderate" and stressed that it did not recommend border closures.
Under pressure to deploy more personnel in war zones like Afghanistan, NATO defence ministers have agreed to scale back the KFOR peacekeeping operation in Kosovo from about 15,000 to 10,000 by January 2010.