Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande on the island of Ventotene, where in 1941 political prisoners first proposed a European federation.
Owen Smith is challenging both Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May on the Brexit. The Labour Party will announce its new leader on Sept. 24.
Three mountain towns that swell with vacationers in the summer months were devastated in the early morning hours on Wednesday by the fourth-largest earthquake to hit Italy in recent decades.
Ukraine has launched a criminal investigation of 20 senior Russian officials for crimes against Ukraine's national security, as fighting between Ukraine's government and pro-Russian separatists intensifies in the country's east.
A recovered hedgehog is held in gloved hands before its release near Kecskemet, Hungary, on Wednesday. Some forty previously injured and rehabilitated animals belonging to the protected species were released into the wild as a result of the joint efforts of the Kecskemet Zoo and Kiskunsag National Park.
Officials in Germany have put forward new measures to ban the wearing of veils in schools universities and while driving.