23 August 2014 Last updated at 09:59

Merkel in Ukraine as crisis mounts

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Ukraine, after calling Russia's decision to send an unauthorised aid convoy an "escalation".

A Chinese fighter jet that the Obama administration accuses of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a US Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace (19 August 2014)US complaint at China 'air interception'

A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island, the Pentagon says.

LaunchGalileo satellites on wrong orbit

The European Space Agency says the latest two satellites for Europe's version of the US GPS sat-nav system have not gone into the correct orbit.

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