Today 5 April 2020, Sunday - Last updated at 4 April 2020

International 22 June 2015, at: 09:38

The United Nation’s refugee agency recently released its annual report on people displaced by war around the world, and the news is bad:

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International 12 March 2015, at: 16:51

British Prime Minister David Cameron has no plans to attend a ceremony in Moscow on May 9 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, his official spokeswoman said on Thursday, citing diplomatic concerns.

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International 20 February 2015, at: 11:06

For the rebel fighters who seized control of this strategic town, Thursday was a day of jubilation and bragging of victory. The retreating Ukrainian soldiers were grim, stunned and relieved to have escaped with their lives as the scope of their losses became clearer: at least 13 dead and hundreds...

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International 13 February 2015, at: 12:45

Two civilians were killed and six injured on Friday morning by rebel shelling of the town of Shchastya, near Luhansk city in east Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said.

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International 12 February 2015, at: 10:00

A document seen by Reuters at talks on the Ukraine crisis suggested the sides may agree to end fighting in eastern Ukraine with a ceasefire starting on Feb. 14, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the creation of a security zone.

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International 10 February 2015, at: 10:28

Liu Han, the former chairman of Sichuan Hanlong Group, was executed today after his conviction for running a billion dollar mafia empire involved in murder and extortion, a court in eastern Hubei province said.

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International 29 January 2015, at: 12:53

US President Barack Obama is invited to join Vladimir Putin and the North Korean dictator at ceremonies in Moscow.

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International 28 January 2015, at: 10:40

Two prior attempts to kill ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have been made before he died from radiation poisoning in 2006, the BBC has learned.

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International 27 January 2015, at: 11:52

Fidel Castro lent his support to a thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations, the first public comments by the former president since the agreement was reached last month, according to a letter published in state media.

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International 16 December 2014, at: 11:08

For travelers weary of long lines at security checkpoints and overpriced fast food, the idea that any airport could be viewed as “best” may seem laughable. 

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International 11 December 2014, at: 16:04

A short-circuit has impaired part of a nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, causing power shortages in parts of the country but putting no one in danger of radiation, the country's newly appointed energy minister said Wednesday.

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International 9 December 2014, at: 08:58

Ukraine's gas transport monopoly Ukrtransgaz said on Monday Russia would resume supplies of natural gas on Dec. 11 after a six-month gap due to a dispute over prices and unpaid debts.

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International 3 December 2014, at: 12:23

The United States will continue its increased military presence in the Baltic states in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

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International 25 November 2014, at: 11:43

The ex-Soviet republic of Lithuania accused Moscow yesterday (24 November) of blocking its vehicles and goods at the Russian border, and summoned its ambassador to protest.

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