EU governments agree to impose economic sanctions on Russia
European Union governments reached a deal on Tuesday to impose economic sanctions against Russia, targeting its oil industry, defence, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies. The sanctions will be reviewed after three months.
Gaza's power plant knocked out by Israeli strike
Israeli tank fire hit the fuel depot of the Gaza Strip's only power plant cutting electricity to Gaza City and many other parts of the Palestinian enclave of 1.8 million people. The facility supplies the territory with two-thirds of its energy needs.
Presidents of Poland and Germany opened the exhibition
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski along with German President Joachim Gauck opened in Berlin exhibition dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. The exhibition is located in the place where the main headquarters of the SS and Gestapo were located during World War II.
26 victims of Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip
At least 26 Palestinians were killed in recent Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip aviation. Raids comes despite UN calls for a break in the fighting at a time when Muslims celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan. On Monday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a "long campaign" in Gaza.
British ministers of defense and foreign affairs in Poland
Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski and Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak met in Warsaw with their British counterparts Philip Hammond and Michael Fallon. Fallon announced that Britain will send 1350 military personnel and more than 350 vehicles to Poland for a NATO exercise "Black Eagle".