- Syria's Assad hails Russia's takeover of Crimea
Associated Press, Friday - 03/07/2014 - 07:40 AM
Syrian President Bashar Assad says Russia's military takeover of Crimea reflects President Vladimir Putin's "wise policy" and his efforts to restore "security and stability" in Ukraine after an "attempted coup."
- Schumacher still 'in the wake up phase,' rep says
Kansas City Star, Friday - 03/07/2014 - 05:47 AM
Michael Schumacher's spokeswoman says he is "still in the wake up phase" and that his medical situation is unchanged.
- Malaysia appeal court finds Anwar guilty of sodomy
Associated Press, Friday - 03/07/2014 - 05:37 AM
A Malaysian court on Friday found opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim guilty on sodomy charges, overturning an earlier acquittal and dealing a major blow to his hopes of contesting a local election this month.
- NKorea elections: 0 pct drama, 100 pct mandatory
Associated Press, Friday - 03/07/2014 - 04:21 AM
North Korean voters will make a choice Sunday when they elect a new national legislature, but not for a candidate. The ruling elite have already done that for them, and there's only one per district.
- Turkish PM threatens to ban Facebook, YouTube
Associated Press, Friday - 03/07/2014 - 03:11 AM
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is fighting a corruption scandal, has threatened further steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube.
- Putin uses carrot and stick to dominate neighbors
Associated Press, Thursday - 03/06/2014 - 09:37 AM
As a counterweight to the European Union, Russia's Vladimir Putin is pursuing an ambitious dream rooted in memories of Soviet glory: The Eurasian Union.
- China vows tough reforms, stronger defense
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 03/06/2014 - 04:47 AM
China's government responded to public demands for bold leadership with vows Wednesday to press long-sought market reforms, defend against terrorism after a horrific slashing attack, and heavily boost military spending amid rising tensions with Japan.
- Pistorius trial returns to neighbor testimony
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 03/06/2014 - 03:32 AM
A neighbor of Oscar Pistorius has returned to the stand to give evidence in the star athlete's murder trial in South Africa.
- UN: Envoy was threatened, not kidnapped in Crimea
Kansas City Star, Wednesday - 03/05/2014 - 12:35 PM
The U. N. deputy secretary-general has denied reports from Ukrainian officials that a U. N. special envoy was kidnapped in Crimea.
- US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Wednesday - 03/05/2014 - 10:10 AM
The Obama administration is taking steps to support the defenses of U. S. allies in Europe in response to Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
- Czech woman convicted of killing her 3 babies
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Wednesday - 03/05/2014 - 06:00 AM
A court official says a Czech woman has been convicted of killing her three new-born babies and sentenced to 22 years in prison.
- Exhibition argues Vikings more than hairy raiders
Associated Press, Tuesday - 03/04/2014 - 09:50 AM
They had names like Thorfinn Skull-splitter, Erik Bloodaxe and Ragnar Hairy Pants. No wonder the Vikings have a rough and bloody reputation.
- Crisis in Crimea sharply divides small town
Associated Press, Monday - 03/03/2014 - 05:27 PM
For years, the little Crimean town was closed off from the rest of the world, a secretive community, at the edge of a key Soviet naval base, sealed by roadblocks and armed guards.