- Matteo Renzi Becomes Italy's Youngest Prime Minister at 39
February 22 2014 11:46 AM
The former mayor of Florence is coming to power without holding a nationally elected office.
- Opposition And Protesters Rule Kiev As Yanukovych Abandons Capital
February 22 2014 10:20 AM
The opposition and the president had signed an EU-mediated deal to stop the bloodshed.
- US Still Threaten Ukraine Sanctions After Peace Deal
February 21 2014 2:51 PM
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has made several concessions, but the United States remains ready to impose sanctions.
- Why Won't Kiev Take US Defense Secretary Hagel's Phone Calls?
February 21 2014 12:09 PM
A veteran U.S. diplomat said the silent treatment from Ukraine is alarming.
- Medical Leave: Romanian Doctors Fleeing Poor Pay, Corruption
February 21 2014 11:39 AM
One of the factors behind this mass exodus relates to poor pay.
- Ukraine President, Opposition Sign Peace Deal, Early Election Ahead
February 21 2014 6:40 AM
The deal ended the bloodiest chapter in Ukraine's post-Cold War history, and averts a dreaded U.S.-Russia confrontation.
- Which Religion Is Growing Fastest In Ireland?
February 21 2014 5:58 AM
Muslims are projected to replace Protestantism as the second-most popular religion by the year 2043.
- Muslims Left Out As Spain Moves To Grant Sephardic Jews Citizenship
February 21 2014 5:56 AM
Five centuries after the Inquisition forced the Jews out of Spain, a new law would grant their descendants citizenship.
- EU Imposes Sanctions On Ukraine, World Powers React To Days Of Bloodshed
February 21 2014 1:29 AM
Clashes between protesters and government forces spread to five cities over three days, leaving 75 dead and hundreds injured.
- Facebook Is Awash In Bloody Ribbons, Black Profiles
February 20 2014 2:30 PM
Amid a surge of Kiev violence, Ukrainian expats are showing support on social media, as those living at home share firsthand horror stories.
- Russia: Early Ukraine Election Is A Western Ploy
February 20 2014 2:07 PM
At this point, one could make an argument that Russia is feeling surrounded, but many observers in the West would disagree.
- Hotel Ukraine Becomes Makeshift Morgue, Hospital [VIDEO, PHOTOS]
February 20 2014 1:39 PM
According to the Ukrainian government, more than 100 people have been killed since clashes intensified on Tuesday.
- Among Ukraine's Many Problems - A Man Shortage
February 20 2014 12:32 PM
Ukraine has a deficit of almost 3.6 million men – with the average life expectancy for men now 62 years, a dozen years less than the corresponding figure for women.
- Ukraine Protesters Duck For Cover, Get Shot [VIDEO]
February 20 2014 10:23 AM
The opposition claims more than 100 people were killed and another 500 injured so far in the flareup of violence in Kiev.
- Ukraine Protesters Detain 67 Police Officers
February 20 2014 10:04 AM
Meanwhile, Russia protested the West's actions, while the EU/U.S. said Moscow was fueling the unrest.
- Martian Chronicles: Muslim Clerics Forbid Followers From Travelling To Red Planet
February 20 2014 9:14 AM
A Dutch company called Mars One asked for volunteers to fly to the planet and even live there in a permanent colony.
- Ukraine President Mulls Emergency Rule After Truce Shattered By Fresh Violence; 22 More Killed
February 20 2014 12:32 AM
Russia called EU/U.S. efforts "blackmail" and the West warned against Russian interference in the strife-torn country.
- Ukraine President Agrees To 'Truce'
February 19 2014 5:01 PM
After 48 hours of horrific bloodshed, there is a sign that the physical fighting will end between the government and the opposition.
- What Ukraine Could Have Had If It Signed On With The EU
February 19 2014 2:36 PM
If Ukraine had signed a deal with Europe, it might have averted the current crisis -- and made some money too.
- Ukraine Protests In Pictures
February 19 2014 1:35 PM
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES. The violence in Ukraine led to at least 26 deaths in Kiev's Independence Square.