Ukraine has named 13 pro-Russian actors and singers whose work would be banned from TV, radio and cinema, including France's Gerard Depardieu.
Greece has enough medicine to last three to four months and drugmakers said that they would continue supplying the country for now, despite increased financial uncertainty after Greeks rejected austerity terms of a bailout.
After months of intense negotiations, global powers and Iran were going into a key weekend of talks yesterday amid signs they might be inching towards a historic nuclear deal to end a 13-year standoff.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has clocked up three years inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, after claiming that Swedish prosecutors cancelled a landmark meeting in his case last week.
Lake Lewisville floodwater encroaches on residential gardens in The Colony, Texas, as US President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for areas hammered by the severe weather that has killed at least 21 people, caused massive flooding and prompted evacuations.
Iraqi government forces take up position in Amriyat al-Fallujah, in Anbar province, as they prepare to try to recapture Ramadi.
Singapore prosecutors have demanded that a rebellious teenager be sent to a reformatory after he reposted a controversial video attacking the late independence leader Lee Kuan Yew.
Several hundred protesters in Myanmar's main city yesterday denied that boat people arriving on Southeast Asian shores are Rohingya Muslims, a religious minority the government and many others in the predominantly Buddhist nation say does not exist.
An eight-year-old boy has been handed over to Spain's child protection services after he was found curled up in a suitcase as a woman attempted to smuggle him across the border from Morocco.
An undersea volcano about 480km off Oregon's coast has been spewing lava for the past seven days, giving researchers unique insight into a hidden ocean hot spot.