KIEV (REUTERS) - Ukraine and the European Union may later this month sign the political part of an association agreement on deepening ties, the country's acting foreign minister was quoted as saying on Monday.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Washington on Monday called on Russia to prove that it was willing to act on a series of US proposals aimed at ending the crisis over Ukraine.
TRIPOLI (REUTERS) - Libyan navy and allied militia forces have surrounded a North Korea-flagged tanker just outside an eastern port held by rebels, a navy spokesman said on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - A Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 747-400 with 234 people on board made an emergency landing in Johannesburg after a bird strike just after take-off at the weekend, the firm said Monday.
BRUSSELS (AFP) - The trial of 19 Belgians on terrorism charges began Monday under tight security amid concerns the 15 men and 4 women were part of a local jihadist recruitment network.