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.”
An Egyptian court Monday sentenced two policemen to 10 years in jail for the killing of a blogger whose death rallied protesters in the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
South African Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty Monday to murdering his girlfriend as his trial opened with a neighbor testifying she heard “bloodcurdling” screams on the night of the killing.
Eleven people including a judge were killed Monday in a gun and suicide bomb attack on a court complex in Islamabad, a rare strike at the heart of the heavily guarded Pakistani capital.
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.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans skipped the traditional Carnival holiday that is a yearly highlight for many to instead march in nationwide protests against President Nicolas Maduro's government.
A New Zealander was the first musher en route to the town of Nome when the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began Sunday.
An international education institute is working to double the number of U.S. students studying abroad by 2019.
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.
Police in northern Mexico detained about 100 people Sunday in a failed attempt to stop a second demonstration in less than a week to voice support for captured drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.