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Crimeans vote to leave Ukraine, join Russia

March 17, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Pro-Russian people celebrate in Lenin Square, in Simferopol, Ukraine, Sunday, March 16, 2014. Fireworks exploded and Russian flags fluttered above jubilant crowds Sunday after residents in Crimea voted overwhelmingly to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. The United States and Europe condemned the ballot as illegal and destabilizing and were expected to...

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Egypt leader says public opposes the Brotherhood

March 17, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, May 26, 2012 file photo, Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq speaks to the media during a press conference at his office in Cairo, Egypt. Earlier this week, the military received criticism from deep within its...

Malaysian leader: Plane’s disappearance deliberate

March 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A police car comes out of a main gate of the missing Malaysia Airlines pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah’s house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, March 15, 2014. Malaysian police have already said they are looking at the psychological...

Ukraine says Russian forces move outside Crimea

March 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Svetlana Kalisetskaya, chairman of polling committee, playfully salutes inside a voting station after completing preparations for Sunday’s referendum at a polling station in Perevalne, Ukraine, Saturday, March 15, 2014. Tensions are high in the Black...

US, West brace for Crimea vote to leave Ukraine

March 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Crimean Tatar girls walks on stilts at the end of a protest against the country’s breakup outside Simferopol, Ukraine, Friday, March 14, 2014. Crimea will hold on Sunday a referendum that will ask residents if they want the territory to become part of...

Man arrested in Anne Frank book vandalism in Tokyo

March 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 photo, ripped copies of Anne Frank’s “Diary of a Young Girl” and related books are shown at Shinjuku City Library in Tokyo. Japanese police have arrested a man for allegedly tearing pages out of books related to...

Missing plane sent signals to satellite for hours

March 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Vietnamese Air Force Col. Pham Minh Tuan uses binoculars on board a flying aircraft during a mission to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Gulf of Thailand, Thursday, March 13, 2014. With no distress call, no sign of wreckage and...

Gaza militants fire large rocket barrage at Israel

March 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A trail of smoke from rockets fired by Palestinian militants from Gaza toward Israel is seen above Gaza City on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The militant group Islamic Jihad in Gaza said it fired 20 rockets toward Israel on Wednesday, in retaliation for an...

Malaysia’s air force says jet may have turned back

March 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS SOURCE TO MALAYSIAN POLICE INSTEAD OF INTERPOL – This combination of images released by Malaysian police during a news conference in Sepang, Malaysia, on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, shows an Iranian identified by Malaysian Police as Pouria Nour...

Lack of passport checks expose air security flaw

March 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, a patrol vessel of Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency searches for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane off Tok Bali Beach in Kelantan, Malaysia, Sunday, March 9, 2014. Military radar...