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.
NANTES, France (AFP) - A French court has suspended the resignation of a young army trainee who said she was pressured to leave after complaining about a sergeant who filmed her nude in the shower without her knowledge.
TBILISI (AFP) - The failure of the international community to punish Russia for its 2008 invasion of Georgia has let Moscow think it can get away with seizing Ukraine's Crimea region, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said Tuesday.
CAIRO, March 11, 2014 (AFP) - An Egyptian court jailed 77 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Mursi Tuesday for three years for rioting during deadly clashes in Cairo that killed dozens last August, a judicial source said.
TRIPOLI (AFP) - The Libyan parliament ousted Prime Minister Ali Zeidan on Tuesday and named the defence minister as caretaker premier until a permanent replacement has been approved, MPs said.