• South Korea: ferry with 450 passengers sank

    South Korea: ferry with 450 passengers sank

    - More than 300 people were missing - the coastguard said. Two people have died. Most of the passengers were believed to be high school students on a trip to the southern resort island of Jeju.

  • Kramatorsk airfield retaken from Pro-Russian militants

    Kramatorsk airfield retaken from Pro-Russian militants

    Ukrainian armed forces launched a "special operation" against militiamen in the country's Russian speaking east. - The country is on the brink of civil war -  said, about Ukraine, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on his Facebook page.

  • President of Moldova on official visit to Poland

    President of Moldova on official visit to Poland

    President of Moldova Nicolae Timofti began his official visit to Poland. Timofti came to Warsaw on Monday at the invitation of President Bronislaw Komorowski.

  • US banned Iran's chosen envoy over hostage crisis role

    US banned Iran's chosen envoy over hostage crisis role

    Iran rejected a U.S. decision to deny a visa for its newly appointed ambassador to the United Nations, pledging to take up the case directly with the world body in a dispute that has reopened old wounds dating to the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

  • Pope asks forgiveness for priests who molested children

    Pope asks forgiveness for priests who molested children

    Pope Francis made his first public plea for forgiveness on Friday for the "evil" committed by priests who molested children, using some of his strongest words yet on the Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis.