Encounter occurred late Friday, after a Kyiv court sentenced three men to six years in prison for plotting in 2011 to blow up a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin
AK-47designer wrote to head of Russian Orthodox Church six months before his death to express his fears
With no end in sight in country’s inter-ethnic conflict, UN stepping in to assist growing number of displaced, already nearing 400,000
Kerry said he hopes the upcoming conference will begin to bring an end to the 'unspeakable conflict' that has raged in Syria for nearly three years
Human Rights Watch slams government for holding the group incommunicado without access to proper medical care at remote prison known for harsh conditions
Airstrike reportedly kills more than 20 militants near Ramadi and Fallujah
They protest conviction of Ma Khine, journalist who was working on story about corruption when she was arrested in eastern state of Kayah
Ethiopia foreign ministry spokesman says South Sudan warring factions agree to framework for negotiations
President Park Geun-hye said that she wants the reunions to take place on January 31 to 'heal wounded hearts'
Le Quoc Quyet says four men he described as 'government-hired thugs' jumped out and beat him
Police say they believe blast that killed ambassador Jamal al-Jamal on New Year's Day may have been caused by mishandling an explosive
Former Vice President Riek Machar says President Salva Kiir has "disunited" the government and calls for him to step down.