KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Two suspect men who flew on a missing Malaysian airliner appear to have been Iranian illegal immigrants, officials said on Tuesday, lessening fears of terrorism but shedding no light on the fate of the plane's 239 passengers and crew.
LIMA (AFP) - A teenager in Peru has been arrested on suspicion of bludgeoning her mother to death and living with her corpse for two months, police said on Tuesday.
LONDON (AFP) - Three men allegedly drunkenly sexually assaulted by a former deputy speaker of Britain's House of Commons do not consider themselves victims of any offence, a court heard on Tuesday.
GENEVA (AFP) - The referendum to be held in the Crimean peninsula on joining Russia violates Ukraine's constitution, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's chairman said on Tuesday.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AFP) - Pro-Moscow officials in Crimea on Tuesday launched a website for a weekend referendum on whether to join Russia, saying they had to use a Russian domain name because a Ukrainian one met with resistance.