Poroshenko rallies thousands in `battle for Ukraine`

Ukraine`s President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried Russian "aggression" as Kiev staged a symbolic Independence Day parade while battling pro-Moscow rebels in the east of the country. 

Massive security for Greek Independence Day parade

Thousands of police cordonned off streets across central Athens on Sunday as a military parade to mark Independence Day was held.

Georgian protest crushed as President blames Russia

Riot police end five days of opposition protests aimed at ousting President.