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.
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.
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.
The main Pakistani Taliban extended a cease-fire deadline until April 10, the militant group said Friday.
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.
Italian authorities manage to recover two French masterpieces after they were stolen from a London home in 1970.
Spain has suspended the sale of police riot-control equipment to Venezuela due to instability there, two Spanish government officials said Friday.
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.
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.
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.
Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. Of that, there is no doubt.
A court in Turkey's capital, Ankara, lifted a ban on the YouTube video sharing website Friday, the semiofficial Anadolu news agency reported.
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.