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Unknown soldiers occupy Crimean airports – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Unidentified armed men who may belong to the Russian military are blockading an airport near Sevastopol Friday in an escalation of tensions between the neighboring states that Ukraine’s interior minister is calling an “armed …The Kremlin’s Yanukovych optionsBBC NewsArmed Men Take Over Two Airports in CrimeaNew York TimesUkraine’s interim Interior Minister […]

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Ukraine says 2 captured police released – Businessweek

BusinessweekKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The head of Ukraine’s police says protesters on Saturday released two officers they seized and tortured, but a protest leader called the claim a provocation aimed at justifying a crackdown. Interior Minister Vitaly Zakharchenko, one of the …Ukrainian opposition meet Yanukovich after overnight violenceReutersUkraine protests spread beyond Kiev amid crisis talksBBC […]

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Ukraine ex-minister Lutsenko ‘out of intensive care’ – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s ex-Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko has been moved from intensive care after getting hurt in clashes in the capital Kiev, an MP says. He was “in a stable condition” with concussion, Yuriy Polyachenko said. Violence broke out between protesters and …Ukraine opposition leader injured as protests turn violentThe HinduUkraine Opposition Leader Hospitalized After Clash […]

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Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood is terrorist group – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsEgypt’s Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim tours the scene of an explosion at a police headquarters building, that killed at least a dozen people, wounded more than 100, and left scores buried under the rubble, in Mansoura, 70 miles north of Cairo,on …Egypt Declares Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist OrganizationWall Street JournalSuicide bomber blamed for […]

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Three Cabinet Ministers Resign in Turkey – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalISTANBUL—Three Turkish ministers resigned Wednesday in the first cabinet fallout over a high-profile corruption case that has rattled the country’s political landscape and markets. Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan and Interior Minister Muammer Guler, …Erdogan Urged to Quit as Three Ministers Resign Amid Graft ProbeBusinessweek3 Turkish Ministers Resign Amid Corruption ScandalNew York Times3 Turkish […]

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Turkish Officials Step Down Over Corruption Probe – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaTurkey’s interior minister and economy minister both stepped down Wednesday in connection with a high-level corruption scandal. The sons of Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan and Interior Minister Muammer Guler are among 24 people arrested last week …2 Turkish Cabinet ministers resignUSA TODAYUPDATE 1-Turk econ minister resigns over graft probe, denies wrongdoingReutersTurkey Economy Minister […]