Thursday, March 6, 2014
Britain's House of Commons will open its doors to a commercial film crew for the first time next month in a bid to raise cash, welcoming Meryl Streep for a movie about the suffragettes, officials said Tuesday.
A survey of 42,000 women across the European Union suggests that about one in 10 have been the victims of sexual violence, and half of them reported being raped.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia had the right to use “all means” to protect its citizens in Ukraine but denied it had sent troops to Crimea.
A Russian soldier could not hide his tears as he leant against a tree, just meters from a Ukrainian military base in Crimea that his unit had surrounded.
U.S. leaders Monday took another swipe at Russia — for pressuring Moldova — as they gave strong backing to the former Soviet state seeking closer ties with the West.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Ukraine's prime minister called on the West for political and economic support and said Crimea remained part of his country — but conceded there were “for today, no military options on the table.”
Floods may cost the European Union 23.5 billion euros (US$32.1 billion) annually by 2050, double the 2013 amount, because of climate change and economic development, a study said on Sunday.
Muslim youngsters who are being radicalized by their parents should be treated as child abuse victims and removed from their families, London Mayor Boris Johnson said Monday.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Leaders of the G7 industrial powers on Sunday condemned Russia's "clear violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, as the UN rushed its deputy chief over to assess a crisis assuming Cold War proportions.