Despite Berlin's backing of the Cyprus bailout, Germany remains divided over how to deal with the eurozone crisis
With the invasion of Gaza, the eyes of the world, and social media forums in particular, are closely watching the conflict and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Iraqi military forces are closing in on Tikrit in a bid to regain control of the city which fell to ISIS militants more than two weeks ago. Dozens have been killed in the ongoing battles across the country.
Iraqi government forces are continuing their counteroffensive to recapture Tikrit from the hands of Sunni militants. The jihadists' declaration of an "Islamic caliphate" has meanwhile met with mixed reactions.
Turkey has been told it must pay 90 million euros in compensation over its 1974 occupation of northern Cyprus. The money will compensate Greek Cypriots who suffered human rights abuses.
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