Friday, April 17, 2015
A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views was gunned down in broad daylight in Kiev a day after a pro-Russian lawmaker was found dead, local police said Thursday.
Italy pleaded for more help Thursday to rescue migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean, and demanded a "clear answer" from the European Union about where the refugees should be sent.
Mounting fears of a Greek debt default sent the country's borrowing costs surging higher Thursday and prompted one prominent UK bookmaker to stop taking bets on the possibility of Greece leaving the euro.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
KIEV - A former Ukraine deputy was shot dead in Kiev Wednesday, the fourth ally of ousted pro-Moscow ex-president Viktor Yanukovych to die in suspicious circumstances in the past two months.
Up to 400 illegal migrants died after their vessel capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday, said survivors who were brought to Italy, where tension is mounting over a surge in boat arrivals from North Africa.
The European Union charged Google on Wednesday with abusing its overwhelming dominance in Internet searches and opened a probe into its Android mobile system, massively raising the stakes in the five-year antitrust battle.
Adding to angry comments about the Pope Francis' description of the Ottoman-era killing of Armenians as genocide, Turkey's prime minister said Wednesday that the pontiff has joined "an evil front" plotting against Turkey.
Fighting raged overnight and in the early hours on Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite an agreement reached by the Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers a day earlier.
Holocaust survivor Albert Garih has recounted his traumatic experience during World War II countless times. But as the 76-year-old ages, he acknowledges he doesn't have much longer to share his powerful story.
Concerned groups and opposition political parties in the Groningen province dragged the Dutch government to court to demand a halt to gas extraction from the field where production has hit 50 billion cubic meters annually.