KIEV - Separatists, backed by Russian soldiers, have entered the town of Novoazovsk in south-eastern Ukraine, a pro-government militia fighter said. Full Article
TOKYO - Asian shares held steady after pulling back from a 6-1/2 year high as the recent rally in risk assets petered out for now, while the euro clung to modest gains after rebounding from 13-month lows.
After two years of captivity in Syria, American writer Peter Theo Curtis has thanked all the "brave, determined and big-hearted people" who helped coordinate his release. Mana Rabiee reports.