A wounded pro-Western activist sits after clashes with pro-Russia activists in the northeastern city of Kharkiv, Ukraine, Saturday, March 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Olga Ivashchenko)

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia executed a de facto military takeover of a strategic region in Ukraine as the parliament in Moscow gave President Vladimir Putin a green light Saturday to proceed to protect Russian […]


A supporter of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shouts during clashes with Egyptian security forces in Cairo's Nasr City district, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo, File)

Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches

CAIRO (AP) – After torching a Franciscan school, Islamists paraded three nuns on the streets like “prisoners of war” before a Muslim woman offered them refuge. Two other women working at the school were sexually […]



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