Mark Rutte's government is lobbying for the creation of a UN tribunal, which would prosecute suspects in downing of the Malaysian plane, officials have said. Most of the 298 victims in last year's incident were Dutch.
Chinese students study themselves mad before the "gaokao" test for university entrance. It is mainly the losers in the world's largest academic exam who criticize China's education system, says Frank Sieren.
The longtime ex-leader of right-wing populists the Danish People's Party, has become the first woman elected speaker of the Folketing. On the day of her election, debate opened on a new bill aimed at curbing migration.
Britain has observed a minute of silence across the nation, paying respect to victims of last week's Sousse massacre, which killed 30 Britons. Tunisia's prime minister laid a wreath at the site of the terror attack.
After vastly outstripping the previous distance and time records for solar aviation, the Solar Impulse 2 has arrived in Honolulu. Pilot Andre Borschberg was overjoyed about his "dream coming true."
French President Francois Hollande used his Africa visit to strengthen economic ties. But in Cameroon there were protests at his presence and Angolan rights activists criticized him.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has launched an offensive to reclaim territory from extremist Islamist group ISIS. The terrorist organization has also been fighting elsewhere in the Middle East, including Syria.
Russia's Duma parliament has passed a controversial privacy law, which would force search engines to remove links to personal information at the user's request. Critics fear the bill could be used to stifle criticism.
At least eight people have been hurt after two bombs exploded in the Colombian capital. The government has blamed terrorists, with the country's president abandoning an international summit to return home.
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After a week in which Islamist terror group killed more than 150 people, pressure is growing on President Buhari to tackle the militants head on, as he promised at his inauguration.