Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite claimed Russia is “practically” at war with Europe ahead of a meeting with European Union leaders which will likely result in more sanctions on Russia.
North Koreans got their first look at pro wrestling in about 20 years on Saturday when an ex-NFL lineman and 20 other grapplers from around the world took to the ring for an exhibition put together by a charismatic former Japanese pro-wrestler who is now a member of parliament.
The situation in Ukraine is approaching the point of no return, European Union Commission head Jose Manual Barroso said Saturday, as the EU prepared to pass a new round of sanctions against Russia over the escalating violence there.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is considering moving the capital city from Buenos Aires to Santiago del Estero.
European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.
Clashes erupted between al-Qaeda-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, said activists and officials, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a message for the international community on Friday: “It’s best not to mess with us.”
A cache of emergency weapons — including M16-A4 assault rifles and anti-tank missiles — was delivered Friday to Lebanon from the United States at Lebanon’s request.
The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country, including more than a million people who fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. refugee agency said requires the biggest operation in its 64-year history.
Marking the three-year anniversary of the arrest of a U.S. citizen in Iran, the State Department called upon the Islamic government to release all Americans detained by the nation.