World Bulletin / News Desk
Ukrainian Rabbi Moshe Reuven Azman, called on Kiev's Jews to leave the city and even the country if possible, saying that the city's Jews may be victimized in the chaos, Israeli daily Haaretz reported.
"I told my congregation to leave the city center or the city all together and if possible the country too," Rabbi Azman told Maariv.
"I don't want to tempt fate," he added, "but there are constant warnings concerning intentions to attack Jewish institutions."
According to the paper's report Azman closed the Jewish community's schools but still holds three daily prayers. He said the Israeli embassy told members of the Jewish community to avoid leaving their homes.
Edward Dolinsky, head of the umbrella organization of Ukraine's Jews described the situation in Kiev as dire, telling Maariv "We contacted Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman requesting he assist us with securing the community."
Nigeria's new President has vowed to fight Boko Haram and corruption.
Clashes have caused more than 60,000 to flee the fighting in Mali with escalating violence threatening to derail peace efforts.
The EU and US have pressured Serbia to withrdraw from the Russian-Turkish South Stream project.
Unable to sort their differences, Morocco has begun building a 100km fence on the border with Algeria.
The head of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland asks Egypt's supreme religious official not to approve over 100 death sentences
Belgium will probe claims of widespread espionage by Germany, which is accused of helping the US spy on Berlin's closest allies in Europe.
The United States will be sending military trainers to Nigeria to help the fight against Boko Haram.
Poland has said that any reform that discriminates against EU migrants will not be agreed to.
David Cameron will meet Angela Merkel today and will try to persuade her to back him over EU reforms as the two leaders hold face-to-face talks.
Greece and its lenders are in a difficult standoff with failure to agree could mean financial trouble all around the world.
Russia has delivered 21.5 tons of aid to Syrian government stronghold Latakia.
Chris Derby-Lewis the killer of South African anti apartheid politician has been granted parole.
Greek Cypriot police have arrested a man in connection with the discovery of more than 2 tonnes of ammonium nitrate in his basement.
Nike is cooperating with the investigation into the FIFA scandal. The sportswear firm denies any involvement, but have acknowledged they did have dealings with company under investigation.