G8 leaders are gathering in Northern Ireland - but differences between Russia and the US over what to do on Syria are already looming large.
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO foreign ministers will examine how the alliance can fight "Islamic State." The US's John Kerry is filling his counterparts in after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Seventy years ago much of the world united to defeat Nazi Germany. But ahead of the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe, the Allies of then are deeply divided along the political lines of now.
Thousands of Russian troops have marched in a huge military parade in Moscow, celebrating the defeat of Nazi Germany 70 years ago. President Vladimir Putin used the event to call for "equal security for all states."
Russia is celebrating its victory over Nazi Germany 70 years ago with a massive military parade in Moscow. Many Western leaders have snubbed the festivities amid tensions over Russia's role in eastern Ukraine.