As many as 100,000 demonstrators chased away police to rally in the center of Ukraine’s capital on Sunday, defying a government ban on protests on Independence Square, in the biggest show of anger over the president’s refusal to sign an agreement with the European Union.
A European Union bid to draw mighty ex-Soviet state Ukraine into the Western fold headed for failure at a summit ending Friday held amid a worsening EU-Russia tug-of-war.
Hundreds of angry Ukrainians have clashed with riot police outside the government building as protests continue in Kiev over the government’s abrupt decision to pause integration with the West and tilt toward Moscow.
A passenger plane carrying soccer fans headed for a match skidded past the landing strip and overturned in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday, killing five people, officials said.
By Maria Danilova
Two years ago, Hryhoriy, a retired police officer from a provincial Ukrainian town, nearly died of AIDS. Yet the ghostly, emaciated father of two considers himself lucky because he eventually got treated at a Kiev clinic and is now slowly recovering.
By Phanindra Dahal
Rescuers scoured Nepal’s central Annapurna region on Sunday for survivors of flash flooding that sent a wall of water smashing through riverside communities as the death toll rose to 14.
Ukraine’s president vowed Thursday that his country is committed to building a new, safer shelter over the damaged Chernobyl reactor as Ukrainians, Belarusians and Russians marked the 26th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear disaster.
By Anna Khripunkova
A Ukrainian teenage girl died Thursday three weeks after being set on fire in a gang rape attack by youths, which shocked the nation and raised doubts about the competence of police.
Temperatures have plunged to new lows in Europe where a week-long cold snap has now claimed more than 220 lives as forecasters warned that the big freeze would tighten its grip over the weekend.
Ukrainian authorities have recorded 38 more deaths due to a severe cold spell, bringing the total over the past week to 101.
Sao Paulo, Brazil—The newly crowned Miss Universe hopes her victory will allow her to assist her native country further escape its history of war and poverty, and believes that “racists need to seek help” for they are “not normal in the 21st century.” Angola’s Leila Lopes on Monday night (Tuesday morning in Manila) became the [...]
Twenty miners died and another 17 were missing Friday in two separate accidents at coal mines in the east of Ukraine, an industrial region notorious for its mining safety record.