The West sounded more forceful warnings over Ukraine's battered truce as fighting raged around the port city of Mariupol.
Hundreds of people attended the Islamic burial of the gunman who killed two people in twin shootings in Copenhagen last weekend.
Masked intelligence service agents arrested the mayor of Caracas, his wife and opposition figures.
Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers gathered outside the Malaysian prime minister's office to demand his government rescind its declaration.
Two suicide attacks in northeast Nigeria killed at least 38 people, less than six weeks from elections, as the leader of Boko Haram vowed to disrupt the vote.
The United States called on Russia and the separatists it backs to "immediately" halt attacks in eastern Ukraine.
The Mexican government bristled at a UN committee's findings that disappearances are widespread in the country and the authorities lack precise numbers of missing people.
Chinese relatives of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 protested outside the carrier's office.
Thousands of British Muslims protested against cartoons of Mohammed in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
The first protest in the Austrian city of Linz by Germany's "anti-Islamisation" movement PEGIDA drew just 150 supporters.
Residents of the Tekstylnyk district in east Ukraine rebel stronghold Donetsk have only tears and unanswered questions after a barrage of shells killed four people.
At least 16 civilians have been killed in fierce fighting across east Ukraine over the past 24 hours, government and rebel officials said.
Battles raged between government forces and pro-Russian rebels for control of a strategic transport hub as the death toll mounted in east Ukraine.
Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets of Budapest seeking support from Chancellor Angela Merkel against their Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
A march by an emergent anti-Islamisation group in the German city of Leipzig failed to drum up much support, with first estimates showing turnout at below 1,000.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Ukraine next week amid growing global concern over the intensifying nine-month war in the country's eastю
Thousands of people joined a march by the German anti-Islamisation PEGIDA movement.
Ukrainian forces ceded a long-disputed airport to Russian-backed rebels as an upsurge in clashes killed nearly 50 people.
The furious backlash against French magazine Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed rumbled on with a huge rally in Chechnya.
From doctors to students and businessmen, volunteers are risking their lives to evacuate wounded Ukrainian soldiers from the frontline.
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