WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Barack Obama spoke to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the situation in Ukraine and agreed that Russia's intervention there threatened world peace, the White House said on Thursday.
A serious phone "selfie" posted by British Prime Minister David Cameron on Twitter has turned into a source of ridicule online.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AFP) - Ukraine stood in danger of breaking apart on Friday after Crimea's parliament unanimously voted to join Russia in a sharp escalation of the worst East-West security crisis since the Cold War.
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told US President Barack Obama on Friday that relations between the two countries should not suffer due to disagreements over Ukraine, the Kremlin said.
UNITED NATIONS (REUTERS) - The UN assistant secretary-general for human rights, Ivan Simonovic, plans to visit western and eastern Ukraine soon, including the pro-Russian Crimea region, where another UN envoy was forced out earlier this week, the United Nations said on Thursday.