MOSCOW (AFP) - Around 50,000 people rallied in central Moscow on Saturday in protest at Russia's intervention in Ukraine, a day before the Crimean peninsula votes on switching to Kremlin rule.
ABUJA (AFP) - At least seven people were killed and dozens injured in Nigeria's national stadium on Saturday in a stampede that took place during a government recruitment session.
AUSTIN, Texas (REUTERS) - In the black-and-white photo, the sailor would always be a young man, locked in a kiss with a nurse in New York's Times Square to mark the end of World War Two.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States expressed concern on Friday over Russia's "unprecedented" media censorship, including shuttering opposition news websites amid the East-West standoff over Ukraine, and called for the Kremlin to respect press freedom.
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A co-founder of the Pinkberry US frozen yogurt chain was jailed for seven years on Friday for using a tire iron to attack a homeless man begging for money.