NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine successfully defended his world heavyweight boxing title for the 18th time in a row with a unanimous points decision over American Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
The United States will send a disaster response team to Nepal and has authorized an initial $1 million in aid after a major earthquake killed hundreds in the mountainous Asian nation, U.S. aid officials said on April 25.
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's president has lashed out at country leaders who have recognized the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide on the centenary of the massacres.
The Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine traded accusations on April 25, reviving concerns that a peace deal signed in Minsk in February may collapse, although monitors said the violations were still relatively limited.
Riders from a Russian nationalist motorcycle group on April 25 began a ride toward Berlin to commemorate the Soviet Red Army's offensive against Nazi Germany, despite Warsaw's announcement that it would refuse to let them into Poland.
The largest Serb party in Bosnia said on Saturday it would push for a referendum on independence for the country's autonomous Serb Republic in 2018, setting it on a collision course with the West, unless the region is granted greater powers.
One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and two wounded in shelling by pro-Russian separatists near the port of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Dmitri Rogozin, a Russian deputy prime minister who is blacklisted from traveling to most of Europe, provoked a diplomatic scuffle last weekend when he passed through Norway on his way to the North Pole.
Men with guns are everywhere in Grozny. They stand on street corners, hang out in hotel lobbies and swagger through shopping malls, Uzis hanging from the waist.
MOSCOW - Vladimir Putin is determined to make sure that Russians don't run out of affordable bread, even if it means a few bankrupt farmers and a disrupted grain market.
When he joined the separatist insurgency in eastern Ukraine, Russian businessman Bondo Dorovskikh thought he would be fighting hordes of fascists bent on victimizing the local population. The reality on the ground turned out to be quite different.
Not many motorbike groups can claim to have a head of state as a supporter, but the case of Russia's Night Wolves is an exception. President Vladimir Putin has publicly embraced the group, and after Russia's annexation of Crimea last year, the Night Wolves were quick to parade through Crimea's streets.
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A powerful earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, killing at least 926 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.
MOSCOW - Riders from a Russian nationalist motorcycle group on April 25 began their run commemorating the Red Army's offensive against Nazi Germany, despite Poland's announcement that it would refuse to let them in the country.
Russia announced on April 25 it would investigate the shooting dead of a Chechen that has highlighted tensions between central police authorities and a hardline Chechen regional leader brought in by President Vladimir Putin to quell separatism.
The ceasefire in Ukraine is not being observed everywhere, much to the detriment of the remaining civilians. More often than not it is the women who ask - when will this finally end? Frank Hoffman reports from Shyrokyne.
EU Foreign-Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker are due in Kyiv on April 27 for progress talks with the Ukrainian government about the country's reforms agreed as part of the EU-Ukraine Association Pact.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko decided to recall Ukrainian Ambassador to Belarus Mykhailo Yezhel.
Ukraine's military spokesman said one Ukrainian serviceman had been killed and two others received dangerous wounds during an alleged militants attack in the area of the village of Shyrokyne, Donetsk region, in the morning of April 25.
World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has rubbished claims he carefully selects favourable fights ahead of his latest title defence, and suggests the unbeaten trio of next opponent Bryant Jennings as well as Deontay Wilder and Britain’s own Anthony Joshua could provide exciting challenges.