NATO Summit 2014 in Newport

Maidan coalition breaks up

Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk have decided not to form a single party for elections in October.

A pro-Russian separatist walks along a railroad station in the eastern Ukrainian town of Ilovaysk

EU unveils new Russia sanctions

Restrictions on EU exports to Russia's oil and military sectors to be extended, and Commission asked to undertake a thorough review of existing sanctions.

Ukraine's President Poroshenko signs cooperation agreement at the EU Council in Brussels

MEPs to ratify Ukraine agreement

Ratification would unlock significant trade benefits for Ukraine starting 1 November as the country is fighting pro-Russian separatists.

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter fires at Baretle village, which is controlled by the Islamic State, in Khazir, on the edge of Mosul

No EU military response on Iraq

EU backs member states’ military support for Iraq but will focus on reducing the number of Europeans joining the militants.