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2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
A woman holds a poster against war at Kiev's Independence Square, in Ukraine, Thursday, March 6, 2014.
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5 hrs ago | The Star Online
A French television journalist was arrested in Ukraine's Crimea on Thursday, a spokesman for his station said, days after Reporters Without Borders warned media were being targeted in the region.
9 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison
Rescue workers are using back hoes and a bulldozer to search for any victims still buried after an explosion demolished two Manhattan buildings.
Ukraine's new Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, capping off a whirlwind day in Washington Wednesday at the State Department, the White House and the international affairs think tank Atlantic Council, said he was unconcerned about the time it may take for Congress to pass an aid package for his country.
In the Crimean capital Sevastopol workers are busy. They're putting up billboards for a big referendum on March 16. Residents of this mostly Russian-speaking region in eastern Ukraine have two choices.
A man believed to be Ukrainian leaves a Military base that has been surrounded by armed men believed to be Russian on March 12, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine.
Russian soldiers stand guard outside of a Ukrainian military base in the town of Perevevalne, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, Ukraine, March 12, 2014.
Pro-Ukraine supporters hold banners reading "Putin is not Russia!" and "The referendum is a step to war!" in the Crimean city of Simferopol.
Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, stand guard outside a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol on 11 March, 2014.
In the Crimean capital of Simferopol an undisclosed number of people have been detained for purposefully damaging civilians' passports or taking away their documents, local police reported Tuesday.
Ukrainians in the Kherson province just north of Crimea say Russian operatives have moved into the territory, an incursion which, if true, could show Vladimir Putin has more than just the Black Sea peninsula in his sights.
Pro-Ukrainian supporters take part in a rally Sunday in the central Crimean city of Simferopol.
Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich makes a statement during a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don, March 11, 2014.
At the United Nations, French Ambassador Gerard Araud said the situation in Crimea 'is worsening by the day.'