Russian President Vladimir Putin successfully brought Crimea back into Russia and seeks to redraw the map of Europe, experts on Russia say. (Source: MGN Online)
Separatists declare the 'People's Republic' in the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Monday, April 28. The flags of Russia and the former Soviet Union were flown in celebration. (Source: CNN)
The World Food Program says it provided food to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month.More >> Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the...More >> The Pentagon says the leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab (ahl-shah-BAHB') extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle Monday night.More >> The leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle there on Monday night, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.More >> A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.More >> A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.More >> A Nigerian senator says thousands of people are fleeing a northeastern city amid conflicting reports that it has been seized by Boko Haram Islamic militants.More >> Thousands of Nigerians are fleeing a northeastern city amid conflicting reports that it has been seized by Boko Haram Islamic extremists, a federal senator said Tuesday.More >> Pakistan's parliament has convened over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remain camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding the resignation of...More >> Pakistan's lawmakers rallied behind the country's embattled prime minister Tuesday in an emergency session, even as thousands of protesters remained camped outside of parliament demanding his ouster.More >>
The tensions between Ukraine, Russia and the U.S. have increased after a passenger airliner crashed in an region controlled of pro-Russian rebels.
The U.S. will sanction Russia after weeks of tension between Ukraine and Russia. Crimea voted to become a Russian region, while pro-Russian protestors continue to seize buildings in the eastern part of Ukraine.