The leaders of Germany and France warned Vladimir Putin Sunday that Russia could be hit with punishing sanctions within days unless he forced Ukrainian rebels Moscow is accused of backing to suspend their deadly uprising.
As violence in Egypt turned increasingly deadly Saturday, Secretary of State John Kerry said the Mideast nation was at "a pivotal moment" more than two years since the uprising that ousted the longtime President Hosni Mubarak.
Kyrgyzstan`s opposition said on Thursday it had taken power and dissolved Parliament in the poor but strategically important Central Asian state after deadly protests forced President Kurmanbek Bakiyev to flee the capital.
Kyrgyzstan`s Prime Minister Daniyar
Usenov has resigned with his entire cabinet tonight and has
fled to neighbouring Kazakhstan as anti-government protesters
seized the Parliament and clashed with security forces in
which at least 40 people were killed and over 400 injured.