- There have been reports of artillery fire in both Donetsk and Mariupol.
19-year-old Brusthom Ziamani has been found guilty of preparing a terrorist act; he was plotting to behead a British soldier with a knife but was arrested in August 2014.
In a letter to the President of the Eurogroup, the Greece's Finance Minister formerly requested a 6 month extension to the country's bail out programme.
The Germany Finance Ministry rejected the proposal saying it lacked substance; the Eurogroup will meet in Brussels on Friday.
n unarmed man attempted to enter the U.S embassy compound in Moscow on Wednesday evening; the man was 'apprehended and turned over to Russian authorities'.
A summit hosted by President Obama in Washington DC to discuss ways to tackle extremism has concluded; Obama said the notion the west was at war with Islam was an 'ugly lie'.