Ukraine's Facebook revolution, a year later

Nov 22, 2014

Ukraine's Facebook revolution, a year later

Ukraine’s revolution began with a status update on Facebook. Angered by another high-handed move by an increasingly unpopular government, activist reporter Mustafa Nayyem called for a rally on the country’s most famous square, Maidan Nezalezhnosti — Independence Square. “As soon as there are more ...

Nov 21, 2014

Myanmar army admits deadly attack on Kachin rebels

Myanmar’s army has admitted a heavy weapons strike in strife-torn northern Kachin state that rebels say killed over 20 people, government-backed media said Friday, as escalation of the fighting cast doubt over faltering peace talks. The military said its artillery hit a Kachin Independence ...

Nov 20, 2014

Six nurses and coworker knifed to death at China hospital

Six nurses and a coworker at a Chinese hospital were knifed to death by another member of staff at a female employees’ dormitory Thursday, state media said. The man who carried out the attack in the resort town of Beidaihe in the northern province ...

Russian troops hold drills in Serbia

Nov 15, 2014

Russian troops hold drills in Serbia

Camouflage-clad Russian soldiers parachuted from the sky, armored vehicles fired live rounds on an open field after being dropped from military transport jets, and helicopters fired missiles against enemy positions. Although the flat terrain resembled the Ukrainian war zones, this was not an armed ...