Russia outrage over Prince Charles' Putin remarks

January 24
Russia outrage over Prince Charles' Putin remarks
Britain's Prince Charles looks on during his farewell ceremony in Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 21, 2014. [Photo / Agencies] MOSCOW - Recent remarks made by British Prince Charles about President Vladimir Putin have been condemned by Moscow as "unacce

Deadly floods leave Balkans with desolation and exposed landmines

January 24
Deadly floods leave Balkans with desolation and exposed landmines
Floodwaters slowly receded in the Balkans on Thursday after the region's deadliest natural disaster in living memory, revealing widespread devastation and allowing the mammoth cleanup task to begin. The first evacuees got a green light to return home

Bulls injure all three matadors, halting Madrid bullfight season

January 24
Bulls injure all three matadors, halting Madrid bullfight season
Half-ton bulls skewered or trampled the three matadors in a bullfight at Madrid's prestigious Las Ventas bullring, forcing the entire spectacle to be cancelled. For the first time in 35 years, the San Isidro festival, which opens the bull-fighting se

Britain condemns terrorist attack in Xinjiang

January 24
Britain condemns terrorist attack in Xinjiang
LONDON - British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, which left at least 31 dead and 94 injured Thursday morning. "I was saddened to hear about the ter

Russia, China veto draft UN resolution on Syrian civil war

January 24
Russia, China veto draft UN resolution on Syrian civil war
Syria 's UN Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari (R) speaks to Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin During a Meeting of the United Nations Security Council at the UN headquarters in New York, May 22, 2014. [Photo / Agencies] Russia, China veto draft UN resolu

Spanish embassy 'deeply regrets' the insulting show

January 24
Spanish embassy 'deeply regrets' the insulting show
The Spanish TV station Telecinco, or Tele 5, has once again broadcast a comedy show insulting the Chinese people. [Photo / Sina.com] The embassy of Spain in China Friday issued an apology for a Spanish TV comedy show insulting the Chinese people, say

Putin urges world leaders to drop 'archaic logic' in global affairs

January 24
Putin urges world leaders to drop 'archaic logic' in global affairs
MOSCOW - The international community should abandon the "archaic logic of geo-political games" that implies infringement into other countries' affairs, President Vladimir Putin said Friday. In his address to an international security confer

Putin: Russia will respect result of Ukraine vote

January 24
Putin: Russia will respect result of Ukraine vote
Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2014 (SPIEF 2014) in St. Petersburg May 23, 2014. [Photo / Agencies] MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Friday that Russia will re

Gunfire kills three in Belgium

January 24
Gunfire kills three in Belgium
Brussels - Three people were killed and one seriously injured during a shooting at the Jewish Museum incentral Brussels on Saturday, with Belgium's interior minister saying anti-Semitic motives could be behind the attack. A spokesman for the Brussels

Putin says Russia-China ties enter new stage

January 24
Putin says Russia-China ties enter new stage
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao on Friday at the start of the 18th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. PHOTO BY LIU HONGXIA / XINHUA 49 deals cement partnership China and Russia sign 30 year gas

Ukraine kicks off early presidential election

January 24
Ukraine kicks off early presidential election
People queue to receive their ballot papers during voting in a presidential election at polling station in the village of Kosmach in the Ivano-Frankivsk region of western Ukraine May 25, 2014. Ukrainians were set to give a resounding endorsement to t

Poroshenko has won Ukrainian presidential election - exit poll

January 24
Poroshenko has won Ukrainian presidential election - exit poll
Ukrainian businessman, politician and presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko gestures to supporters at his election headquarters in Kiev May 25, 2014. Billionaire Poroshenko claimed Ukraine's presidency on Sunday after exit polls gave him an absolut

Ukraine's presidential polls backfire

January 24
Ukraine's presidential polls backfire
Violence in the Dramatic upsurge in eastern Ukraine in the Week before the new presidential Elections SHOULD Come as no shock to anyone. This was a Predictable Development Which work miracles HAS taken only the United States and the Europe an Union b

Ukraine votes for new president; polling disrupted in east

January 24
Ukraine votes for new president; polling disrupted in east
Ukrainians voted on Sunday in a presidential election billed as the most important since they won their independence from Moscow 23 years ago, although separatists disrupted voting in eastern regions of the former Soviet republic. Early signs pointed

Pope Francis urges end to deadlock of Israel-Palestine

January 24
Pope Francis urges end to deadlock of Israel-Palestine
Pontiff flies directly to Bethlehem, calls Mahmoud Abbas 'a man of peace' Pope Francis made a plea for peace on Sunday at the start of a pilgrimage to Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, saying the prolonged Israel-Palestinian conflict had become una

European elections reflect consensus at EU level

January 24
European elections reflect consensus at EU level
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to vote in the European Parliament election at a polling station in Berlin, May 25, 2014. Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Poland are among the major EU member states voting on Sunday, representing the bulk of

Poroshenko takes early lead in Ukraine's presidential vote

January 24
Poroshenko takes early lead in Ukraine's presidential vote
Ukrainian businessman, politician and presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko speaks during his news conference in Kiev, May 26, 2014. [Photo / Agencies] KIEV - Preliminary official results put Petro Poroshenko clearly in front in Ukraine's president

Russia to respect will of Ukrainians

January 24
Russia to respect will of Ukrainians
Ukraine crisis MOSCOW - Russia said Monday it would respect the will of Ukrainians in their presidential election, but warned Kiev against resuming a military operation in the country's southeastern regions. "The fact that the vote was organized

Ukraine troops, militants clash near Donetsk airport

January 24
Ukraine troops, militants clash near Donetsk airport
Ukraine crisis DONETSK, Ukraine - The Ukrainian government troops clashed with armed activists at the airport in Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk on Monday, one day after a presidential election was held in the country. Heavy black smoke billowed af

Eurosceptic UKIP tops European Parliament elections in Britain

January 24
Eurosceptic UKIP tops European Parliament elections in Britain
LONDON - Britain's Eurosceptic political party UK Independence Party (UKIP) topped the European Parliament elections in Britain, marking the first time that a national election in the country has been won by a party other than the Labor or Conservati