Russia rejected accusations that it is acting aggressively toward neighbor Ukraine, telling its Western critics Monday to put aside "geopolitical calculations" in favor of the interests of the people in the former Soviet republic.
A day after men armed with long knives stormed a railway station in the southwest Chinese city of Kunming, killing dozens of people and wounding more than 100, authorities described what happened as a premeditated terrorist attack.
Political tension roiled in Ukraine's Crimea region Friday, as U.S. officials received assurances that Russian military activities there were routine and not intended as a threat to Ukraine sovereignty.
The Israeli embassy and Jewish community in Japan are donating 300 Anne Frank-related books to public libraries in Tokyo after hundreds of copies of the girl's diary and other publications about the Holocaust were vandalized across the city
By Marie-Louise Gumuchian. Laura Smith-Spark and Ingrid Formanek
Dozens of armed men seized the regional government administration building and parliament in Ukraine's southern Crimea region Thursday and raised the Russian flag in a challenge to the Eastern European country's new leaders.
The Turkish Prime Minister's office issued a full-throated denial Monday night, rejecting the veracity of a series of telephone audio-recordings that have exploded throughout Turkish social media and political circles like a bombshell.