Nationalist demonstrators have attacked two Russian banks in Kyiv as thousands attended ceremonies in the Ukrainian capital marking the second anniversary of the protests that brought down the Russia-friendly president.
Syria’s main opposition group says it is open to the possibility of a truce, even as it slammed Russia and the Syrian regime after a deadline for a cessation of hostilities passed.
Russia has expressed regret that the United Nations Security Council rejected its bid to stop Turkey’s military actions against Syria.
Britain will hold a referendum on its membership in the European Union in June, a vote that Prime Minister David Camerson said would be "one of the biggest decisions this country will face in our lifetimes."
Two Serbian embassy staff members kidnapped in Libya in November are believed to have been killed in U.S. airstrikes against a suspected Islamic State training camp, Serbia’s foreign minister said on February 20.
Pakistan’s military says the country’s security forces killed five militants in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
Electricity is expected to soon be restored in the Afghan capital, weeks after insurgents destroyed cables from Uzbekistan providing power to Kabul.
Italian author and philosopher Umberto Eco, best known for his novel “The Name of the Rose,” has died at age 84.
Saudi Arabia said it is halting $4 billion of deals to equip and support Lebanese security forces in retaliation for the small Mediterranean country siding with Iran in its spat with the Sunni kingdom.
The United Nations children's agency says the conflict in Ukraine has "deeply affected" 580,000 children near the front lines and in areas of the east not under government control.
Western powers batted down an attempt by Russia to focus United Nations efforts against Turkey in the escalating Syrian war, and called on Moscow to stick with plans for a truce in the region.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says talks between U.S. diplomats and their Russian counterparts for a cease-fire in Syria have been "serious and so far constructive."