Russian and EU leaders seek to ease tensions over gas supply and Russia's war in Georgia during a summit in the Siberian city of Khabarovsk. Moscow has warned the EU not to turn a proposed partnership with former Soviet states against it.
Russian and EU leaders have met for a summit deep in Russia's Far East on an apparently good-natured mission to get their rocky relationship back on track after a series of crises. Security, energy and the financial downturn are on the agenda.
A bomb attack against Serbia's presidency has been thwarted after a man carrying a grenade with its pin removed was disarmed by police. The ordeal, involving a 57-year-old businessman as the attacker, lasted five hours.
Sexual abuse of children was "endemic" in Irish boys' institutions dating back to the 1930s and church leaders turned a blind eye to it, a report has revealed. Ireland has been rocked by recurring revelations of such clerical abuse.
The British government has climbed down on the issue of settlement rights for Gurkha veterans, saying all of the Nepalese fighters who have served at least four years can apply to live in the country for which they have served as soldiers.
The scandal that has rocked the UK's political establishment over expense claims by British lawmakers has proved a big hit among Web users. Also in this edition: finding the world's best swine flu song.
Russian and EU leaders meet for a summit in the remote city of Khabarovsk in eastern Russia to discuss such hot-button issues as Moscow's gas dispute with Ukraine, riots in Moldova, and hurdles to Russian membership of the WTO.
The House of Lords voted unanimously to suspend Lord Peter Truscott and Lord Thomas Taylor - both members of the ruling Labour Party - for taking bribes to amend laws, the first such disciplinary action in over 300 years.
US Vice President Joe Biden said the US "did not expect" Serbia to recognise Kosovo in a joint press conference with President Boris Tadic in Belgrade, following talks aimed at rebuilding a relationship frayed by US support for Kosovo's independence.