Pro-Russian separatists rejected a unilateral cease-fire declared by Ukraine's newly inaugurated president, casting doubt on the new effort to end the conflict in the country's east that has killed hundreds.
June 22, 2014
The smoke from burning marijuana plants billowed from a dozen houses on Day Five of Albania's most serious move yet against a southern village, armed to the teeth, that has churned out weed on an industrial scale for more than 15 years.
Reuters: June 20, 2014
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said the United States will work with its partners to impose "further costs on Russia" if it does not use its influence to help halt separatist violence in eastern Ukraine.
June 19, 2014
Greece's bailout during the financial crisis would be small change compared to what Ukraine needs to bolster its ailing economy, EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Monday.
AFP: June 16, 2014
Ankara and Brussels will continue to work on Turkey’s efforts to harmonize its legislation on issues concerning judiciary and fundamental rights along with criteria set in Chapter 23 during EU Commissioner Stefan Füle’s two-day trip to Ankara.
Hurriyet Daily News: June 16, 2014
After the meeting in an expanded format, the ceremony of signing Azerbaijani-Greek documents was held.
Trend.az: June 16, 2014
Russian energy giant Gazprom says it is cutting gas supplies to Ukraine following Kyiv's failure to meet a Monday deadline to pay nearly $2 billion of its outstanding debt.
June 16, 2014
Ukraine's prosecutor general's office says pro-Russian separatists have shot down a military transport plane, killing all 49 people on board.
June 14, 2014
The U.S. State Department has confirmed that Russia has sent tanks and other heavy weapons to separatists in Ukraine.
June 14, 2014
Preview of the World Cup's Group E. The preview will profile France, Ecuador, Switzerland and Honduras and discuss their strengths, weaknesses and their aspirations
Midfield Maestro: June 12, 2014