Britain leads a bloc pressing for strong measures over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane.
Britain does a U-turn on the mysterious death of Alexander Litvinenko now that relations with Moscow are fast eroding.
An Egyptian cease-fire proposal unravels, leaving little hope for a halt to the fighting between Israel, Hamas.
Iron Dome has allowed residents in the south to live with a measure of normality, despite rocket barrages.
Israeli officials believe they have a strategic advantage over Hamas that they lacked in previous conflicts.
A Palestinian woman and an Israeli grandmother find comfort in one another as rockets fall.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has become a bystander as hard-liners consolidate power.
The emergency legislation is in response to a European court ruling on personal privacy issues.
The move could calm fears of a budding intifada while forcing Israel to confront extremists in its society.
Area where teen was abducted is a rare place where Israelis and Palestinians still interact.
Protesters throw stones and police fire stun grenades as tension between Israel, Palestine builds.
Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians soar after the suspected retribution murder of an Arab teen.
To be young and Scottish this summer is to be swept up in a once-in-a-lifetime choice.
Billionaire Petro Poroshenko was sworn in Saturday and called for cease-fire talks, end to corruption.
Donetsk has been occupied by militant separatists, but the city keeps running, thanks to local authorities.
With rebel checkpoints proliferating, the split between Ukraine and its southeastern region is widening.
The clashes Tuesday came a day after a coordinated assault on a Ukrainian government installation.
Increasing heavy violence between pro-Russian insurgents and Ukrainian forces makes Ukraine's prospects for holding on to its eastern provinces look bleaker.
Hundreds of rebels attack a border command center both sides see as vital to the direction of the conflict.
What started as a separatist publicity stunt ended in one angry, gooey mess.