ROME (Reuters) - No Italian was on board a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, the Rome Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, despite an Italian citizen being included on the passenger list.
Simferopol (Ukraine) (AFP) - Concern was mounting Saturday over the safety of journalists in Crimea after reports that Ukrainian reporters were beaten by pro-Russian militants and an international television crew had its equipment seized.
Tehran (AFP) - EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, who coordinates nuclear talks between Iran and world powers, arrived in Tehran on Saturday, media reported.
Damascus (AFP) - Syrian forces captured Saturday a rebel-held town near a famed Crusader castle in the strategic province of Homs, after nearly a month of fighting, the army said.
Simferopol (Ukraine) (AFP) - Pro-Kremlin militia fired warning shots as unarmed foreign observers tried to enter Crimea on Saturday while Russia stepped up its Cold War-style standoff with the West over Ukraine by threatening to keep Washington from checking on its nuclear arms.
Dhaka (AFP) - Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by five wickets to win Asia Cup
Moscow (AFP) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday called for an investigation into who was behind the deaths of dozens of people in Kiev last month in attacks by snipers, saying the truth could no longer be "covered up".
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may suspend nuclear arms inspections agreed in a treaty with the United States in reaction to Western sanctions over Ukraine, Russian news agencies on Saturday quoted an unna...
Hanoi (AFP) - Vietnam said its search planes spotted oil slicks in the sea near where a Malaysia Airlines jet with 239 people mysteriously vanished on Saturday and was presumed lost.
Large oil slicks spotted off the southern tip of Vietnam may be from a missing Malaysian jetliner that was carrying 239 people, including six Australians.
ROME (Reuters) - The Italian government of Matteo Renzi will propose a 10 billion euro (8.29 billion pounds) cut to income tax, daily newspaper La Repubblica reported on Saturday, without giving a sou...
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