Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic crowned a triumphant homecoming with a second-half goal as Paris Saint-Germain crushed Malmo 5-0 on Wednesday to book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League.
FRANCE - GERMANY
French President François Hollande urged Germany to do more to combat the Islamic State (IS) group as he welcomed Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks in Paris on Wednesday.
The Islamic State (IS) group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus carrying members of Tunisia's presidential guard that left 13 people dead in the centre of Tunis.
RUSSIA - TURKEY
By shooting down a Russian warplane, Turkey caught Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom many regard as a master tactician, off guard.
A US air strike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed at least 30 people was caused primarily by human error, the commander of US forces said Wednesday, promising disciplinary action.
European countries are stretched to their limits in the refugee crisis and cannot take in any more new arrivals, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was quoted as saying in a German newspaper on Wednesday.
Pope Francis was greeted by huge crowds, choirs and dancers as he landed in Kenya's capital Nairobi Wednesday on the first leg of a three-nation tour of Africa, his first trip to the continent as pontiff.
RUSSIA - TURKEY
Russia on Wednesday accused Turkey of a "planned provocation" in downing one of its planes on the Syrian border, killing one pilot, amid fears the incident could escalate into a wider geopolitical conflict.
FRANCE - UK
British tabloid the Daily Mail has said there was “nothing controversial” about a shocking video it published of the Paris attacks that it has been accused of paying €50,000 to acquire, something that has sparked anger and criticism in France.
Brussels schools and the metro system began to reopen gradually on Wednesday as hundreds of additional police and soldiers were mobilised in a capital that remains on high alert.