French hostage Hervé Pierre Gourdel was seized at the start of a trek in the Algerian mountains when he was captured by a group that has newly sworn allegiance to Islamic State. It says it will kill him within 24 hours.
One hundred years ago, the Austro-Hungarian Empire officially declared war against Serbia in response to the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand on June 28. It was the first declaration of hostilities in World War I.
Pont des Arts 'love locks': The hundreds of pounds of 'love locks' attached as a romantic gesture to the fences of the Pont des Arts footbridge have finally taken a toll, ripping a section of railing free.