Stories about Breaking News from August, 2014
As speculation swirls around the Russian humanitarian convoy traveling into Eastern Ukraine, Western journalists following the procession have witnessed a column of armored vehicles crossing the border into Ukraine.
There was no way to predict that Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, the former Pussy Riot political prisoner, would curtail her online activism to avoid being targeted by the Attorney General.
So far, most Russians watching the unrest in Ferguson have taken it as an opportunity to criticize the United States, arguing that America exaggerates its progress in race relations.
A new draft law in Ukraine could grant the government extensive powers to shut down media outlets and block websites in the name of national security.
Earlier today, hackers briefly took control of the Russian prime minister's Twitter account. The group Anonymous International later claimed responsibility.
Luka Jovanović, 21, was killed while he was fixing his own car on Branko Bridge in Belgrade with several friends.
Islamabad on Lockdown as Politicians Launch Massive Anti-Government Marches on Pakistan's Independence Day
The Pakistani government is taking extraordinary measures to prevent two opposition parties led by populist politicians from launching massive anti-government marches to the capital on August 14.
Campos died on the same day, Aug. 13, as his grandfather Miguel Arraes, one of the most prominent socialist political figures of Brazilian politics.
The Goethe-Institut's German Olympiad has attracted competitors from Afghanistan, New Zealand, Cameroon, China, Romania, Iran and many other countries this year.
This mystery over the white trucks headed for the Ukrainian border has led many on the RuNet to imagine what is in the trucks—and what Ukraine suspects is inside.
Russian police have banned a meat product commercial for breaking the country's advertising laws, which forbid the depiction of illegal acts, including traffic violations and the endangerment of children.
The government's bloody crackdown against a popular uprising spurred the creation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Investigation, which concluded authorities have practiced systematic torture against dissidents.
Volunteers from Slovenia, Macedonia and Serbia Are Joining Forces to Rebuild After Catastrophic Floods
Over 50 volunteers from Slovenia, Macedonia, and Serbia have gathered in Kraljevo, Serbia in a self-organized labor action to help rebuild the damage done by floods in the region.
The man suspected of abducting and killing 15-year-old Tijana Jurić was arrested on Aug. 7, 2014, in Belgrade. He confessed, sparking public outrage in the small Eastern European country.
Thousands of Yazidis Rescued, But Many More Are at Risk as the Islamic State Gains Ground in Northern Iraq
The Kurdish ethno-religious group have been discriminated against for centuries and are accused of being 'devil worshipers.'
Internet users in Russia won't be able to use Wi-Fi in public spots anonymously any longer. The Russian government now requires individuals accessing public Wi-Fi to present their IDs.
Russians might soon be missing Scotch whisky and French cheese. A decree signed by Vladimir Putin bans the import of agricultural products from countries which had earlier sanctioned Russia.
Russia's government won’t be keeping a promise about restoring certain pension deposits, and one high-ranking economic official is already out of a job thanks to a bizarre online apology.
A 72-hour ceasefire started today after 30 days of an Israeli invasion of Gaza, which was met by Hamas rockets. Here's a tally of the damage in charts.