At least 18 people, including Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky, were killed when a helicopter crashed near a kindergarten outside the capital Kiev on Wednesday, according to local authorities.
Marc Angel, a socialist EU lawmaker from Luxembourg, is to become European Parliament vice president, replacing Eva Kaili who is under arrest in Belgium over corruption allegations.
Nursing staff from more than 55 NHS trusts in England are taking part in industrial action on Wednesday and Thursday following two days of action in December.
Boris Pistorius, the interior minister of Lower Saxony, is to be Germany‘s new defence minister following the resignation of Christine Lambrecht on Monday.
After several years of consecutive decline, the number of journalists killed worldwide rose to 86 last year from 55 in 2021, representing a 36% rise, the UN cultural organization UNESCO reported on Monday.
The head of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra Mafia, Matteo Messina Denaro, has been arrested, Italian police said on Monday.
Sixty-nine bodies have been recovered in Nepal after a passenger plane crashed in the city of Pokhara, airport authorities said.
The number of dead has risen to 20 after a Russian missile attack that hit a high-rise apartment building in the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro on Saturday, according to official figures.