Romania has approved a bill that aims to exclude Chinese group Huawei from the country's future 5G mobile network.
French Parliament adopts a law that sets the age of consent at 15 years old, and 18 years old in the case of incest.
Authorities in the US and the EU have already started planning for such an eventuality.
Ukraine's president has told Euronews there is no time to lose in resolving tensions in the east of the country.
Iran appears to have followed through on its vow to increase enrichment after a bomb attack on its nuclear facility in Natanz.
Animal welfare officers said they were "almost swept off their feet by a laughing attack" when they realised the animal was in fact a flaky viennoiserie pastry.
Lai was one of the nine leading Hong Kong pro-democracy advocates who were sentenced to jail terms on Friday for organising a march during the 2019 anti-government protests that triggered an overwhelming crackdown from Beijing.
At least eight people were killed in a shooting late on Thursday at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, police have said.
Police in Chicago said Adam Toledo was holding a handgun when an officer shot him in the chest.
The challenge in China lies partly in the sheer scale of the effort and the need to convince a population that currently feels safe from infections.
The measures are meant to punish Russia for actions that US officials say cut to the core of American democracy and to deter future acts.
"We will not forget any face, any name," said France's president Emmanuel Macron.
The World Health Organization said that Denmark was considering sharing unused vaccine doses with poorer countries.
"Delivering projects in hard-to-reach areas requires ingenuity and resilience. And when we talk about vaccines with such delicate delivery requirements, the last mile is simply make-or-break."
Evgeni Tanchev's opinion came out on the same day when Poland ruled that the country's human rights ombudsman - a critic of the government - must leave office at the end of his term.
The winners of the World Press Photo Awards 2021 have been announced, featuring work from some of the world's leading photojournalists.
If Albania and Kosovo both find the doors of Europe slammed shut, they may both conclude that a federation is the next best option.
It comes a day after Denmark became the first country in Europe to abandon the jab over links with very rare blood clots.
Medical practitioners have sounded the alarm that Sweden's sperm shortage could drive up wait times for assisted pregnancies
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin company launched its New Shepard suborbital vehicle from West Texas as part of a test flight Wednesday afternoon, and successfully landed the rocket and capsule separately a short time later.