The United States on Thursday announced a set of punitive measures against individuals and entities endangering Ukraine's sovereignty and integrity.
The shocking decision by the Massachusetts's high court said that a state law intended to prohibit 'Peeping Tom' voyeurism of completely or partially undressed people did not apply to those who take pictures of people who are fully clothed.
An American anchor for the Moscow-funded Russia Today television network resigned live on air Wednesday in protest at the deployment of Russia-backed forces in Ukraine.
Clinton said Tuesday at a closed fundraising luncheon in Long Beach that Putin's actions are similar what happened in the Nazi era in Czechoslovakia and Romania.
Japan's biggest brokerage Nomura Holdings said Wednesday it has chosen a woman to head its banking arm, in what is believed to be a first for the country's male-dominated financial sector.
President Nicolas Maduro led a military parade with tanks, fighter jets and elite troops before a ceremony next to his mentor's marble tomb in former barracks that sit atop a Caracas slum.
A UN special envoy was forced to abandon a mission to Ukraine's Russian-occupied Crimea region on Wednesday after being stopped by armed men and besieged inside a cafe by a hostile crowd shouting "Russia! Russia!"
China on Wednesday announced a defence budget for 2014 that, at around $132 billion or 808.23 billion Yuan, is nearly $100 billion more that of India’s $36 billion.
The US and Russia stepped up diplomatic efforts to defuse the Ukraine crisis on Wednesday amid heightened tensions on the ground in the flashpoint area of Crimea as gunmen threatened the UN envoy.
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights released the results of the world’s biggest-ever survey on violence against women, carried out across all 28 states. The report exposes the vast extent of abuse suffered by European women. Abused, silenced
A London-based organisation that helped expose ‘human safaris’ in the Andaman Islands in 2012 has launched a one-year coundown timer to end ongoing tourist traffic to see the Jarawa tribe by March 2015.
"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius told a friend to take the blame for him accidentally firing a pistol under the table in a packed Johannesburg restaurant in January 2013, a month before he killed his girlfriend, his murder trial heard on Wednesday.
Pope Francis has played down the notion that he is a 'superman' who will bring sweeping reforms to the Roman Catholic church, stressing that its ban on contraception and opposition to gay marriage will remain in place.
When the morning after President Barack Obama warned his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin of costs of invading Ukraine, and the Russian president did just that — sending in troops, Americans erupted.
Oscar Pistorius's murder trial was set Wednesday to hear further testimony of screams and gunshots the night Reeva Steenkamp died, challenging the sprinter's defence against premeditated murder.