ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AFP) - Ousted Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday said that he was still the country's legitimate president and commander-in-chief, predicting he would be able to return to Kiev soon.
TRIPOLI (AFP) - A North Korean-flagged tanker carrying an "illegal" cargo of oil from a rebel-held port in eastern Libya on Tuesday escaped navy ships that were escorting it, a Member of Parliament said.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine - Pro-Moscow lawmakers in Crimea voted for independence from Ukraine on Tuesday in a precursor to a referendum this weekend for the region to become part of Russia.
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AFP) - Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday said that he remained Ukraine's legitimate president and commander-in-chief, saying he believed he would be able to return to Kiev soon.
SYDNEY (AFP) - The steam and heat from volcanoes allowed species of plants and animals to survive past ice ages, a study showed on Tuesday, offering help for scientists dealing with climate change.