| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Tunisian authorities temporarily closed the country's border with Libya on Friday, stranding thousands of Egyptians eager to escape the expanding violence in Libya, Tunisia's state news agency reported.
Libyan border security forces opened fire when a...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:45 AM
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russian army officers on Monday of fighting alongside separatists in the east of the country and said Moscow was once more building up its troops on the joint border.
A missile that downed a Ukrainian transport plane...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:40 PM
A Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down by a surface-to-air missile Thursday over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, apparently killing all 298 people on board and dramatically raising stakes in the conflict with the Kremlin-backed forces.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Talks over North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games in Incheon broke down Thursday over issues including who would foot the expenses of the athletes' and cheerleaders' visit to South Korea.
Thursday’s meeting took place in the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:00 AM
A day after a Malaysia Airlines plane traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed near the Russian border in eastern Ukraine, the Malaysian transportation minister said he believed the crew bore no responsibility for the deadly flight plan.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:18 PM
President Vladimir Putin is missing a golden opportunity by not disowning the pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. Instead, as pro-Putin media and social network trolls invent increasingly fantastical versions of the downing of Malaysia Airlines...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday again attempted to sidestep any blame in connection with last week's downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet and demanded that international teams be ensured safe access to the crash site.
"Everything should be done...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:27 AM
The body of South Korea's most wanted man, linked to the sinking of a ferry in April that killed 300 people, was identified more than a month after being found in an orchard, police said Tuesday, with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:18 PM
The grisly discovery Monday of the bodies of three Israeli teens who had been abducted June 12 as they hitchhiked home from a West Bank settlement yeshiva set off a week of mounting violence in the region.
Israel blamed Hamas and promised and delivered...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Government forces recaptured a flashpoint area of eastern Ukraine from pro-Russian rebels on Saturday, and Ukraine said its blue and yellow flag was flying again over what had been the separatist redoubt of Slaviansk.
A Reuters reporter saw a convoy of...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:41 AM
The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small drones to be used for commercial purposes, a step toward allowing remote-control planes and helicopters to be deployed for everything from TV news coverage to monitoring crops.