19 October 2011
Last updated at 16:42 ET
Turkish troops are pursuing Kurdish rebels into northern Iraq after overnight rebel attacks in which at least 24 Turkish soldiers died.
Greek protesters angry at the government's austerity policies clash with police, as a 48-hour general strike paralyses the country.
Carla Bruni, wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, gives birth to a girl in a Paris clinic where crowds of well-wishers have gathered, local reports say.
A 66-year-old French woman kidnapped from Kenya by Somali gunmen has died, say French officials.
Bricks and debris are thrown at police as officers move into Dale Farm amid violent scenes to secure the illegal part of the travellers' site.
The BBC Europe editor Gavin Hewitt sees the Greek capital, Athens, erupt with mass protests and violence over further austerity measures planned by the government.
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