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Ukraine leader calls 'truce' amid threat of EU sanctions
Ukraine leader calls 'truce' amid threat of EU sanctions

Ukraine's embattled leader announced a "truce" with the opposition as he prepared for a grilling by visiting EU diplomats Thursday over clashes that killed 26 and left the government facing diplomatic isolation.

Ukraine leader calls 'truce' amid threat of EU sanctions
Police, protesters wage 'war' in deadly Kiev clashes
Police, protesters wage 'war' in deadly Kiev clashes

Riot police launched a fresh assault on protesters in central Kiev early Wednesday, escalating a bloody standoff that has already left at least 18 people dead in a dramatic turning point for Ukraine's three-month political crisis.

Police, protesters wage 'war' in deadly Kiev clashes
Biden tells Yanukovych to pull back forces in Kiev
Biden tells Yanukovych to pull back forces in Kiev

US Vice President Joe Biden intervened as a political crisis in Ukraine turned deadly Tuesday, calling President Viktor Yanukovych and saying government forces that stormed a protest camp should withdraw.

Biden tells Yanukovych to pull back forces in Kiev
Hundreds protest in Tunisia against 'terrorism'
Hundreds protest in Tunisia against 'terrorism'

More than a thousand protesters gathered in the Tunisian town of Jendouba to condemn the weekend killings of four people by suspected Islamist militants.

Hundreds protest in Tunisia against 'terrorism'
Ukraine opposition asks for Merkel help as Russia pledges more aid
Ukraine opposition asks for Merkel help as Russia pledges more aid

Ukraine's pro-EU opposition asked Angela Merkel for sanctions against embattled President Viktor Yanukovych and financial support during talks in Berlin.

Ukraine opposition asks for Merkel help as Russia pledges more aid
Public authority addresses to the demonstrators. ©tengrinews.kz
35 people fined after anti-devaluation protests in Almaty

35 people were arrested during 2 days of protests in Almaty city. All of them got fined, except for one man who will spend 10 days in jail.

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35 people fined after anti-devaluation protests in Almaty
Defiant Thai protesters besiege government headquarters
Defiant Thai protesters besiege government headquarters

Thai opposition demonstrators besieged the seat of government Monday in defiance of authorities who have vowed to reclaim the zone this week so Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra can return to work at her headquarters.

Defiant Thai protesters besiege government headquarters
Ukraine protesters granted amnesty in opposition win
Ukraine protesters granted amnesty in opposition win

Protesters arrested during months of anti-government unrest in Ukraine were granted amnesty on Monday after the opposition agreed to end their occupation of Kiev city hall and other public buildings.

Ukraine protesters granted amnesty in opposition win
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Anti-devaluation protest in Almaty

Initially around 50 people gathered in front of the Republic Palace in Almaty. As time went by the number was nearing 200 people.

Anti-devaluation protest in Almaty
Protests over Hungary farright rally in former synagogue
Protests over Hungary farright rally in former synagogue

A political rally of the Hungarian farright party Jobbik in a former synagogue sparked protests Friday by anti-fascist demonstrators who accused the group of "provocation".

Protests over Hungary farright rally in former synagogue
Love and marriage on Kiev's anti-government barricades
Love and marriage on Kiev's anti-government barricades

She dropped her job to join the revolution against a hated regime. Injured, she was treated by a young man who fell in love with her and a month later, the two were married.

Love and marriage on Kiev's anti-government barricades
Students launch fresh protests in Venezuela
Students launch fresh protests in Venezuela

About 2,000 students took the streets of the Venezuelan capital to protest the leftist government Thursday, a day after three people were shot dead and dozens injured.

Students launch fresh protests in Venezuela
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700 workers constructing Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana out on strike

Around 700 workers constructing Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana have stopped working and gathered near Arabtec Holding headquarters this afternoon.

700 workers constructing Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana out on strike
70,000 rally in Kiev in fresh show of force
70,000 rally in Kiev in fresh show of force

An estimated 70,000 pro-Western Ukrainians thronged the heart of Kiev on Sunday vowing never to give up their drive to oust President Viktor Yanukovych over his alliance with old master Russia.

70,000 rally in Kiev in fresh show of force
US diplomat sorry for cursing EU in bugged Ukraine call
US diplomat sorry for cursing EU in bugged Ukraine call

The United States tried Thursday to defuse a potential row with its European allies after the leak of an embarrassing phone call in which a top US diplomat cursed the EU response to the Ukraine crisis.

US diplomat sorry for cursing EU in bugged Ukraine call
Tens of thousands march in Paris to back traditional family
Tens of thousands march in Paris to back traditional family

Tens of thousands of people marched in Paris and Lyon on Sunday against new laws easing abortion restrictions and legalising gay marriage, accusing French President Francois Hollande's government of "family phobia".

Tens of thousands march in Paris to back traditional family
Mohamed Morsi. ©Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Murder trial of Egypt's Morsi set to resume

The murder trial of deposed Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsi is due to resume in Cairo Saturday, after he insisted at a separate hearing that he was still the legitimate president.

Murder trial of Egypt's Morsi set to resume
Pro-abortion rally in Madrid over planned curbs
Pro-abortion rally in Madrid over planned curbs

Pro-choice supporters were set to converge on Madrid's streets Saturday to voice their opposition to a government plan to restrict access to abortion.

Pro-abortion rally in Madrid over planned curbs
Crunch day in Ukraine after leader offers concession
Crunch day in Ukraine after leader offers concession

Ukrainian lawmakers meet on Tuesday to debate ways of ending a deadly two-month crisis after President Viktor Yanukovych gave in to a key opposition demand to abolish draconian anti-protest laws.

Crunch day in Ukraine after leader offers concession
Ukraine eyes state of emergency as ministry seized
Ukraine eyes state of emergency as ministry seized

Ukraine threatened to impose a state of emergency on Monday after demonstrators occupied the justice ministry and protests demanding the president's resignation spread despite a power-sharing offer.

Ukraine eyes state of emergency as ministry seized