Around 50,000 people marched through central Moscow on Saturday in protest against Russia's intervention in Ukraine, a day before the Crimean peninsula votes on switching to Kremlin rule.
Russia vetoed a Western-backed resolution condemning the Crimea referendum at a UN Security Council emergency vote Saturday but China abstained, isolating Moscow further on the Ukraine crisis.
Ukraine's Greek Catholic Church said a priest was seized by armed men from a chapel in Sevastopol on Saturday, shortly after a pro-Russian group reported one of its leaders had been abducted.
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The Los Angeles Times dismissed an investigative reporter Friday after discovering he had an inappropriate relationship with someone who was a source for a front-page story that the newspaper says contained an error.
North Korea has threatened to demonstrate its nuclear deterrence in a move analysts say could indicate the regime is preparing to carry out a fourth atomic test amid long-stalled disarmament talks.
The sentence of a doctor who helped the US track down slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was on Saturday reduced by 10 years and his fine reduced by Pakistani Rs.10 lakh (over $10,000).
A Beijing based activist detained by authorities last September while boarding a flight to attend a UN training programme on human rights has died after allegedly being denied treatment while in detention.
A US grand jury on Friday indicted Devyani Khobragade on same criminal charges contained in the first indictment dismissed by a New York court earlier in the week.
With just three mobile phone sets as his only assets Nepal’s new Prime Minister Sushil Koirala could be one of the poorest heads of government in the world.
The United States and Russia failed on Friday to resolve a crisis sparked by Crimea's weekend referendum on joining Kremlin rule. Here’s all you wanted to know about the crucial vote. Crimeans set to vote
A non-bailable arrest warrant was issued on Friday for former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf after the court hearing a case of treason against him rejected pleas of non-appearance owing to security threats.
Tony Benn, a Labour Party veteran who met Mahatma Gandhi and once remarked that it was he and Nehru who had liberated Britain from the prejudice that lay behind British imperialism, died on Friday at the age of 88.
Faint electronic signals sent to satellites from a missing Malaysian jetliner show it may have been flown thousands of miles off course before running out of fuel over the Indian Ocean, a source familiar with official US assessments said.