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Protesters raise Russian flag over eastern Ukrainian city

Demonstrators stormed a provincial administration building in eastern Ukraine on Sunday and raised the Russian flag atop it, demanding the release of riot police accused of killing protesters in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, in February.

Source: Flight 370 flew north of Indonesia

Search teams are racing to figure out if a number of underwater sounds detected in the southern Indian Ocean came from a flight recorder on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Afghan election: Who's running?

Afghans will pick a successor to Hamid Karzai in one of the most significant presidential elections in the country's turbulent history. A look at who's in the running.

3 get death sentence in India gang rapes

Three men were sentenced to death Friday for the gang rapes of two women in the Indian city of Mumbai last year, public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said.

Stolen art found 40 years later

Italian authorities manage to recover two French masterpieces after they were stolen from a London home in 1970.

Watch landmark Cold War series

The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.

Trying to forget in Rwanda

Every year, beginning in April, Rwanda's government urges its citizens to "Kwibuka" -- the Rwandan word for "remember." To remember the hundreds of thousands of lives lost during the country's 1994 genocide.

Michael Schumacher shows 'moments of consciousness'

He has been in a medically induced coma for over three months, but former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher has shown "moments of consciousness and awakening," his agent said Friday.

Journalists shot ahead of vote

Two journalists working for the Associated Press have been shot in Afghanistan, one fatally, the news agency said. The women were with election workers in Khost province, protected by soldiers and police, the agency said.

Will the West ever understand China?

China has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Its rapid industrial progress, growing military strength, large population and steadily increasing international influence, are all clear signs that China will have a secure place among the super powers in the near future.

Russia recalls ambassador to NATO

The killings of protesters in the Ukrainian capital during anti-government demonstrations in February took place under the order of ousted President Viktor Yanukovich, a report said on Thursday.

Plane search 'most difficult in human history'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday described the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 as "the most difficult in human history" and warned there was no guarantee the missing plane would be found.

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