NEW YORK (REUTERS) - The FBI has not sent agents to Kuala Lumpur to assist in the investigation of a Malaysian Airlines plane that went missing on Saturday, according to a senior US law-enforcement official, though representatives from other US agencies and plane-maker Boeing are expected to arrive on Monday.
RIYADH (AFP) - A Saudi court on Sunday jailed an Islamist for eight years on charges of inciting protests, mocking the monarch and criticising the security services on Twitter, official news agency SPA reported.
HANOVER, Germany (AFP) - Britain and Germany will team up to work on developing the next super-fast mobile network, 5G, Prime Minister David Cameron told the opening of the world's biggest high-tech fair on Sunday.
KIEV (AFP) - Pro-Russian activists with clubs and whips clashed with pro-Kiev supporters on Sunday as tens of thousands rallied across Ukraine in rival protests, and Russian President Vladimir Putin dug in his heels in the stand-off with the West.
BERLIN (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday that she considered the referendum being held in Crimea this month on joining Russia was "illegal".