30 August 2014 Last updated at 02:04

Ukraine 'slipping out of control'

The Ukraine crisis is "slipping out of control", Germany's foreign minister warns as EU leaders prepare to discuss new sanctions against Russia.


File photo: Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, 22 June 2014Poland blocks Russian minister's jet

Poland refuses to let a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu enter its airspace, forcing it to turn back to Slovakia.

Lawyers in a legal case against Silvio Berlusconi, 20 June 2014Italy lawyers urged to work faster

Italian PM Matteo Renzi announces measures to quicken the pace of the country's notoriously slow justice system to help the struggling economy.

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