Police block a country road north of a crime scene and east ...
Feb 8th, 2012
(Reuters) - Police block a country road north of a crime scene and east of Sedgewick, Alberta, where two Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers were shot and a gunman is at large February 7, 2012. REUTERS/Dan Riedlhuber (CANADA - Tags: CRIME LAW) -
By Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was flying to Russia on Friday to meet Vladimir Putin, a news agency reported, seeking aid to shore up a creaking economy while protesters back home, opposed to his U-turn away from Europe, defied police. Quoting an informed source, Ukraine's UNIAN agency said Yanukovi... [Full Article]
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian ministers reached the main government headquarters in Kiev on Wednesday despite attempts by protesters to block their way and were preparing to hold a regular cabinet meeting, the government press service said. Thousands of protesters, demonstrating against the government's policy U-turn away from Europe, earlier thi... [Full Article]
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GENEVA (AP) - A growing body of evidence collected by U.N. investigators points to the involvement of senior Syrian officials, including President Bashar Assad, in crimes against humanity and war crimes, the U.N.'s top human rights official said Monday. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By David Alexander MANAMA (Reuters) - The United States has a proven and enduring commitment to Middle East security, backed by diplomatic engagement and a fierce array of warplanes, ships, tanks, artillery and 35,000 troops, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel told Gulf Arab leaders on Saturday. The U.S. defense secretary, speaking at a regional security f... [Full Article]