The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so "everyone will know my name", a German daily said on March 28.
Ukraine's two eastern Oblasts remained tense across all front lines, a military spokesman said, as backers of an ousted governor plan a rally in Dnipropetrovsk, an industrial city west of rebel-controlled Donetsk.
A Russian legislator visiting Armenia on March 28 said a Russian soldier suspected of leaving a Russian military base in Armenia and killing seven Armenia civilians in a nearby town will be tried by a Russian military court in Armenia.
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Iran and six major powers are negotiating in the Swiss city of Lausanne ahead of an end-March deadline for a historic framework agreement that would curb Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions.
Kazakhstan's prime minister has signed deals worth some $23.6 billion during his visit to China. The agreements were signed on March 27 during Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov's meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Li Keqiang.
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Of the many battles Ukraine and Russia are fighting, an argument about whether to call the $3 billion Kyiv owes Moscow at the end of this year "official" or "private" debt may seem insignificant.
Vladimir Putin has an army of professional trolls running thousand of fake Twitter and Facebook accounts to flood social media with pro-Russia propaganda.
A summit between leading European Union officials and Ukraine's leaders will take place on April 27, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko announced on March 28.
LOGVINOVE - A stuffed toy horse hanging from a gate reminds visitors that the war-ravaged eastern Ukraine village of Logvinove, now held by pro-Russian separatists, was once bustling with life.
This week, the United States delivered a shipment 10 Humvees to the Ukrainian government - the first installment of a $75 million aid package of non-lethal equipment that is meant to assist the fight against Russia-backed rebels in the country's east.
RIGA - A war of words between Russia and the West could degenerate into something worse, with "devastating" consequences, Latvia's foreign minister said on March 27.
Greece's Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis will meet his Russian counterpart and the CEO of energy giant Gazprom in Moscow on March 30, as he hit out at the EU and Germany for tightening a 'noose' around the Greek economy.
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded several military units a hugely prestigious title that was given to troops for heroism during WWII, sparking new questions about the Kremlin's involvement in Ukraine.
This footage shows a Russian orthodox priest blessing a group of Russian-backed militants before they go off to fight Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine.
A holiday-shortened but dense week is kicking off on March 30 for followers of the European Union, with top EU officials in Kiev to show support to the embattled government in Ukraine. March 31 will be D-day for the Iran nuclear talks which have been going on for more than a decade.
Nicola Sturgeon is behaving like Vladimir Putin by 'stoking division in England', a senior Tory warns.
In a provocative intervention, Ben Wallace last night accused Scotland's First Minister of trying to break up Britain using the same tactics as the Russian president in the early days of the Ukraine crisis.
Ukraine's military men have accused eastern Ukrainian militants of eight breaches of the ceasefire between 8 p.m. on March 27 and 6 a.m. on March 28.