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The Ukraine crisis simmered Wednesday, if not with actual fighting, then with fighting words from the key outside players in the conflict: the United States and Russia, whose foreign minister accused Washington of "running the show" in Kiev.
Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi says that from next week he will start carrying out a court order to help the elderly four hours per week as part of his punishment for a tax fraud conviction.
Dutch fighter jets scrambled Wednesday to intercept a pair of Russian military aircraft that entered its airspace, a fairly routine action that comes amid heightened tensions between Russia and NATO, a Dutch official said.
A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.
The French and German foreign ministers are making a joint visit to Moldova and Georgia, former Soviet republics that have breakaway regions with Russian-speaking populations, as tensions simmer over Russia's intentions in Ukraine.
Several armed men targeted a family from the United Arab Emirates by forcing their way into the family's London apartment weeks after a similar attack in the British capital, state media in the Gulf nation reported Wednesday.
Primark is to open stores in the United States for the first time as it looks to replicate the success behind a 26% jump in profits in the last six months.
Mr Salmond will again insist that Scotland will keep the pound, despite the pointed refusal of all major UK parties to agree to a currency union People in the north of England would still be able to work and trade in an independent Scotland without changing currency, First Minister Alex Salmond will say today.
Ukraine's acting President called on law enforcement agencies to renew anti-terror measures across the country, citing the discovery of two tortured bodies near the city of Slaviansk.
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, left, shakes hand with his Czech Republic's counterpart Lubomir Zaoralek, right, after their joint press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri shown to jurors at his trial on Monday, he did not hesitate when a television interviewer asked him about the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States that killed nearly 3,000 people.
Carmen Collado has laundered hospital linen in Madrid for 11 years. Now, almost half her colleagues have been fired and the 61-year-old grandmother is cleaning the same bed sheets, nurses' scrubs and towels as before for half the pay.
As if Carmen Electra as White Party Queen were not electrifying enough, Jeffrey Sanker is giving party-goers a full-throated performance of dynamic DJ duo Bent Collective at the White Party's 25th anniversary edition.
Former Rolling Stones bass guitarist Bill Wyman arrives at St Mary Magdalene and St Lawrence Church in Davington, near Faversham, England , for the funeral service of Peaches Geldof .
An armed man in military fatigues stands guard as two men hang the flag of the so-called "People's Republic of Donetsk" outside the regional administration building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 21. / Kirill Kudryavtsev, AFP/Getty Images KIEV, Ukraine - Russia accused Ukraine on Monday of breaking a deal to end violence in ... (more)
Wreckage of an aircraft covers the ground next to Jamijarvi Airfield, southwest Finland on Monday April 21, 2014.