Japanese PM Abe says North Korean missile launch a grave threat to Japan
LONDON, April 29 North Korea's decision to test-fire a ballistic missile represents a grave threat to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in London on Saturday.
KIEV Feb 21 Ukrainian protesters opened fire on Friday on police between Kiev's Independence Square and the parliament building, a police statement said.
"Participants in the mass disorder opened fire on police officers and tried to burst through in the direction of the parliament building," the statement said.
It did not say whether police returned fire or tried to restrain the protesters.
Opposition leader Arseny Yatsenyuk, speaking in the parliament building about 1 1/2 km (one mile) from Independence Square, said armed police had entered the premises but the deputy speaker said they had been forced back out of the building.
April 28 A top U.S. financial regulator said on Friday that it closed the banking unit of First NBC Bank Holding Co, three days after the lender reported accounting issues dating back to at least 2015.