With Moscow failing to act to moderate tensions in Ukraine, Russia risks facing further sanctions, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has warned.
April 22 is the international Earth Day, when more than a billion people throughout the world engages in ecology-themed events and learn about ways to make their lifestyle less harmful to nature. Here are seven facts on this significant annual event.
After in South Korea three senior crew members were arrested in relation to the disaster, the country's President Park Geun-hye has blamed the captain of murdering almost 300 passengers.
U.S. voices increased support to Ukraine; Russia accuses interim government in violating Geneva accord
U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden is meeting with members of Ukraine's pro-Western government. Meanwhile, funerals are due to take place for three men shot dead on April 20 in Eastern Ukraine.
In the Yellow Sea off South Korea, emergency services continue to search for 287 people, who were on board the passenger ferry that sunk on April 16.
In the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, four armoured vehicles with Russian flags have appeared on April 16.
U.S. internet giant Google has on April 15 added paragraph to its terms of service admitting that software analyse personal e-mail messages of Gmail users for, among other reasons, advertising and customized search results.
In the Yellow Sea, off the coast of South Korea, a ferry has sunk on April 16 with 467 people on board, of which about 290 remain unaccounted for.
Russian soldiers in Donetsk Oblast are combat-experienced professionals, whose presence increases every day, Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has told after Ukrainian forces have taken control over the strategic airfield of Kramatorsk as part of an anti-terrorism operation commenced on April 15.
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics has called the EU to demonstrate a strict and unified reaction to recent events in Ukraine. According to him, the situation there has drastically escalated and seems not unlike the scenario of Crimea.
After the long and harsh winter and overall greyness that followed shortly after, only a handful of people would not yearn for some proper summer sunlight. People begin the planning of their summer vacations. Latvia’s Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre, on the other hand, has compiled a climatic outlook about the sunniest places in Europe and Latvia for this year’s summer period.