SIMFEROPOL/KIEV - Russian state media said Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to break with Ukraine and join Russia, as Kiev accused Moscow of pouring forces into the peninsula and warned separatist leaders "the ground will burn under their feet". Full Article
SEOUL - North Korea fired 10 short-range missiles into the sea off the east of the Korean peninsula on Sunday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing unidentified government officials in South Korea.
KUALA LUMPUR - The last words from the cockpit of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight - "all right, good night" - were uttered after someone on board had already begun disabling one of the plane's automatic tracking systems, a senior official said. Full Article | Video
March 16 - Former pilot Sully Sullenberger says possibilities about what happened to a Malaysian Airlines flight "verge on a spy novel kind of situation." Deborah Gembara reports.
George Soros says Europe’s great project, the European Union, is at risk. Even if it survives it is doomed to a period of stagnation and fragility, rendering it powerless on a world scene dominated by powerful blocs. Commentary
The battle royale for media supremacy will soon be engaged. But rather than pit old media against new, it will pit the sharpies of the advertising industry -- who know more about attention and profit than us all -- against everybody else. Commentary
The Malaysian government is a closed, controlled regime, but modern society demands transparency during a crisis. Commentary