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IN THE first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces yesterday said they clashed with about 30 armed gunmen at a small airport.
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Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and injuring 14, officials said.
A South Korean ship, with around 350 passengers on board, was sinking off the country's southwestern coast Tuesday night, CNN affiliate YTN has reported.
The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.
The voice from a distant mountain ambush in Afghanistan left U.S. commanders glued to their radios in 2007.
A women's media group has created a new award for courage honouring Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed on assignment in Afghanistan, the group announced Tuesday.
Norway donated a restored Chinese silent film from the 1920s to China's national film archive on Tuesday, despite a prolonged diplomatic chill between the countries over the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.
Barber Karim Nabbach standing next to a poster poking fun at North Korean leader Kim Jong-un unusual hairstyle, as North Korean officials visited the salon over the display of their leader's poster in the salon's window.
In this photograph taken on October 3, 2013, Indians attend a seminar for the transgender community in Mumbai.
The strained spy relationship between Pakistan and the U.S. is "of lateon the upswing," according to America's top intelligence official.
Speaking for the first time in more than two weeks, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin showed little sign of agreement Monday, with the U.S. leader urging pro-Russian forces to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and Putin denying that Moscow was interfering in the region.
The deadline for protesters in the eastern part of Ukraine to put down their weapons and leave occupied buildings has come and gone, but the "anti-terrorist operation" vowed by Ukraine's acting president has yet to materialize.
An Afghan official says a Taliban ambush has killed three members of a local militia that rose up against insurgent control of the area.
A nearly 20-hour gunbattle in Indian-controlled Kashmir ended Monday after government troops killed two suspected rebels in the Himalayan region's main city, a senior police official said.
Samantha Power, the United State's ambassador to the United Nations, right, and Mark Lyall Grant, the United Kingdom's ambassador to the United Nations, speak during an U.N. Security Council emergency meeting called at Russia's request to discuss the growing crisis in Ukraine, Sunday, April 13, 2014, at United Nations headquarters.
Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster.