Ukraine Fighting Kills at Least 25 as Kiev Barricades Burn – Bloomberg

BloombergNine security officers and a journalist were among the fatalities since yesterday as security forces moved to clear out the main protest camp in Kiev. Thousands gathered on central Independence…

Live Video From Kiev – New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)Last Updated, 6:50 p.m. | As the deadly clashes in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, continued late Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of people followed the violence as it…

At Least 15 Dead in Most Violent Day of Clashes in Kiev – Mashable

MashableKIEV, Ukraine — Fifteen people were killed on Tuesday in what was by far the bloodiest day of violence in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev since mass protests and civil…

At least 9 dead in Kiev protests; 47 police injured – CNN

CNNKiev, Ukraine (CNN) — At least nine people died Tuesday in protests in Kiev, seven of them civilians and two police, authorities said. A total of 47 police officers were…

Violent clashes in Ukraine leave 9 dead – Las Vegas Sun

Violent clashes in Ukraine leave 9 deadLas Vegas SunAnti-government protesters lob stones during clashes with riot police outside Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Some thousands of…

Clashes as Ukraine opposition presses for parliament vote – BBC News

BBC NewsStone-throwing protesters have clashed with police in central Kiev amid tensions over proposed changes to the constitution. Thousands of protesters attacked the ruling-party headquarters and tried to march on…

Australia asylum: One killed in violence at PNG camp – BBC News

BBC NewsOne asylum seeker has been killed and 77 injured during a second night of violence at Australia’s immigration detention centre in Papua New Guinea. The man died of head…

Effects of violence in Kiev, Ukraine, recognized in CU – Daily Illini

Effects of violence in Kiev, Ukraine, recognized in CUDaily IlliniThe events of the Euromaidan, the wave of protests that have erupted in Ukraine’s capital city of Kiev, have developed unexpectedly…

Super Bowl champion arrested along with fiance in Atlantic City – Daily Caller

Daily CallerRay Rice, the star running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was arrested Saturday night for domestic violence in Atlantic City, along with his fiancĂ© Janay A. Palmer. Sgt. Monica…

Venezuelan opposition leader to turn himself in – Washington Post

Washington PostCARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, the target of a Venezuelan police manhunt for allegedly inciting violence at anti-government protests that ended with three deaths, said Sunday that…

Ukraine protesters, police pull back in contest over president – Reuters

ReutersThe authorities, for their part, withdrew riot police from a flashpoint district of the capital, near the Dynamo Kiev football stadium, where at least three protesters died in January in…

Ukraine protesters end Kiev occupation but press Yanukovich anew – Reuters

ReutersThe authorities, for their part, withdrew riot police from a flashpoint district of the city, near the Dynamo Kiev football stadium, where at least three protesters died in January in…

New Denver domestic-violence center to open this fall – Denver Post

New Denver domestic-violence center to open this fallDenver PostMayor Michael Hancock on Friday said that by fall, a one-stop center to aid victims of domestic violence will be open in…

Geneva talks on Syria are at an impasse – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeGENEVA — Peace talks aimed at forging a path out of Syria’s civil war have reached an impasse — with no guarantee of continuing — after five days of…

Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues – Reuters

ReutersCARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities freed 25 student protesters on Friday pending trial and said that 74 others arrested after this week’s deadly political turmoil would be processed within hours.…

Protests in Venezuela continue as dozens remain jailed – Washington Post

Washington PostCARACAS — President Nicolas Maduro’s government kept dozens of student protesters behind bars Friday as unrest continued across Venezuela after this week’s deadly political violence. Student demonstrators gathered again…

China says 11 ‘terrorists’ killed in new Xinjiang unrest – Reuters

ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) – Eleven “terrorists” were killed during an attack in China’s far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, state news agency Xinhua said, in the latest violence to hit…

‘Winter’s Tale’: Ludicrous but likable love saga – Philly.com

Philly.comJessica Brown Findlay, right, and Colin Farrell in a scene from “Winter’s Tale.” (AP Photo/Warner Bros., David C. Lee). About the movie. Winter’s Tale. Genre: Drama; Romance; SciFi, Fantasy. MPAA…

Thai Police Clear Areas of Protesters as Their Numbers Ebb – New York Times

New York TimesHundreds of Thai police officers on Friday began reclaiming intersections in Bangkok that a dwindling protest movement seized several weeks ago. The police cleared barriers that have blocked…

Syria aid convoy bound for Homs comes under attack – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesTARTUS, Syria — In a setback for a United Nations-brokered aid effort, a convoy carrying humanitarian assistance to civilians trapped in the center of the Syrian city of…

Violent protests escalate in Bosnia – BBC News

BBC NewsDemonstrators in Bosnia-Hercegovina have set fire to government buildings, in the worst unrest since the end of the 1992-95 war. Hundreds of people have been injured in three days…

Bosnia-Hercegovina protests break out in violence – BBC News

BBC NewsDemonstrators in Bosnia-Hercegovina have set fire to government buildings, in the worst unrest since the end of the 1992-95 war. Hundreds of people have been injured in three days…

Baghdad bombs, one near foreign ministry, kill 24 – AFP

AFPBaghdad — Three explosions in Baghdad, including one opposite the foreign ministry, killed 24 people on Wednesday, the latest in the country’s worst surge of violence in nearly six years.…

Marshawn Lynch In Rocksmith “My Mind Is My Nine” After Supe

Marshawn Lynch In Rocksmith “My Mind Is My Nine” After Supe Marshawn Lynch and his Seattle Seahawks are World Champions. So he gets to sport a cool hat that says…

Thai Vote Fails to Ease Tensions as Protests Disrupt Poll – Bloomberg

BloombergAngry residents yell at police and officials protesting against not being able to cast… Read More. Angry residents yell at police and officials protesting against not being able to cast…

Afghan Presidential Election Campaign Kicks Off – ABC News

ABC NewsCampaigning is officially underway for Afghanistan’s presidential election, with 11 candidates vying to succeed President Hamid Karzai. The April 5 presidential vote will be a crucial test of whether…

Gunfire Paves Bloody Way To Thai Elections – TIME

TIMEGunmen opened fire on pro-government demonstrators in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday, wounding at least six people and ratcheting up tensions just one day before Sunday’s key national elections. Around eight…

Thai poll: Several wounded in Bangkok pre-election shooting – BBC News

BBC NewsAt least six people have reportedly suffered gunshot wounds in the Thai capital, Bangkok, amid anti-government clashes ahead of Sunday’s election. The violence erupted during a stand-off between supporters…

Bangkok tense on eve of Thailand election – ABC Online

ABC OnlineThailand’s anti-government protesters have sought to block ballot boxes being distributed in several parts of the country on the eve of its general election. Scores of protesters have blocked…

Iraq forces free hostages as January toll tops 900 – AFP

AFPBaghdad — Iraqi forces ended a hostage-taking at a Baghdad government building killing four militants on Thursday, as nationwide violence took January’s death toll past 900 with elections looming. The…

Thai firms feel squeeze from crisis, seek solution – Washington Post

Washington PostBANGKOK — Hotel occupancy rates in central Bangkok have plunged. Conventions have been canceled. Business deals have been postponed. Tourist bookings for coming months are way down. The latest…

Ukraine MPs repeal anti-protest laws – The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)Ukrainian MPs today voted to annul a package of repressive laws that provoked the worst peacetime violence in the country’s history when they were pushed through parliament 12…

Arab Spring beacon Tunisia signs new constitution – Reuters

ReutersTUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia adopted a new constitution on Monday, a big stride towards democracy in the country that began the Arab Spring revolutions and has largely avoided the chaos…

Pope calls for ‘constructive dialogue’ in Ukraine and a cessation of its violence – Fox News

Pope calls for ‘constructive dialogue’ in Ukraine and a cessation of its violenceFox NewsVATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has called for “constructive dialogue” between Ukraine’s authorities and its people, urging…

Egyptian papers condemn ‘heinous’ Cairo bombings – BBC News

BBC NewsA series of blasts in Cairo and Giza on Friday dominate the front pages of the main Egyptian dailies, overshadowing the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising which ended…