To keep the migrants below the deck, the five men indiscriminately stabbed and assaulted an estimated 60 of their fellow migrants before throwing them overboard, according to police
Deputies from the State Duma lower house of parliament have drawn up a draft law that would increase income tax for people earning more than more than 1 million roubles ($28,700) a month.
Bulgaria will raise its defence spending to 1.5 percent of GDP by 2015 and then gradually raise it further to 2 percent of GDP.
Russian state investigators have detained four Moscow metro workers suspected of safety breaches but Besedin was not among them
The designation as a war - either international or civil - changes the game legally, because it turns both sides into combatants with equal liability for war crimes
Litvinenko died after drinking tea poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope in a plush London hotel
British PM Cameron questioned France's plan to sell Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia, saying fulfilling such an order would be unthinkable after the downing of the Malaysian Airlines plane
The Malaysian leader said he had reached an agreement with the separatists for recovered bodies to be handed over to the authorities in the Netherlands
President said Ukraine was open to any investigation about its planes and that the Russians should provide evidence for such a statement.
Russia voted in favor of the Security Council resolution after some changes were made to the text, including the characterization of the incident as "the downing" instead of "shooting down."
Russia, is the Netherlands' second-largest oil supplier and a major export destination for Dutch manufacturers.
The Defence Ministry rejected accusations that Russia had supplied the separatist rebels with SA-11 Buk anti-aircraft missile systems, but a Ukrainian security source said Kiev stood by information
The Interior Ministry said the man, known as "Raton" (mouse, in Spanish), runs a network of more than 200 people involved in extortion and cocaine trafficking to Spain, the United States and the Netherlands
UNHCR estimated 500 migrants had died in the Mediterranean in the past six months, compared to 700 during the whole of last year
Irish politician Hugh Lewis removed the Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour on July 19.
Four people were killed in clashes near the railway station and close to the airport outside Donetsk in the first major outbreak of hostilities in the area since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down last week.
US Secretary of State Kerry says social media records show separatists were moving with the SA-11 missile system through the area where MH17 was downed hours before it happened
An opinion survey in France has shown the president's rating maintain its all-time low while the prime minister's falls
The 28-nation EU has been under pressure from the United States and Ukraine to take a harder line but some EU governments are wary of potential retaliation from Russia
Spain's Interior Ministry dismissed the latest ETA announcement as nothing new, and reiterated calls for an unconditional disbandment of the group
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked for the self-declared ‘people’s republics’ of eastern Ukraine to be labelled as terrorist organizations by the United Nations.