Poroshenko heckled by relatives of Maidan dead
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was shouted down by angry relatives of 100 protesters killed in Kiev's "Euromaidan" revolution at a ceremony on Friday to pay tribute to the victims. The relatives were frustrated by Poroshenko's failure to bring officials of the previous government to justice.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Poland
German Chancellor Angela Merkel with Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz participated in the 25th anniversary celebrations of Polish-German reconciliation in Krzyzowa. Both inaugurated an outdoor permanent exhibition, Courage and Reconciliation, and participated in the ecumenical service in Swidnica.
Russia warns US against arms to Ukraine
Russia warned the United States against supplying arms to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, before U.S. Vice-President was due to arrive in Kiev. Russian Foreign Ministry cautioned against "a major change in policy of the (U.S.) administration in regard to the conflict" in Ukraine.
American director Mike Nichols dies at 83
Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," "The Graduate" and "Carnal Knowledge," died at age 83. Nichols was born in Berlin. He came to the United States at age 7 when his family fled the Nazis in 1939.
Serbia needs to impose sanctions on Russia
- Also Serbia as a candidate country for EU membership, must join in the sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukrainian crisis - said the European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn.