SIMFEROPOL/KIEV - Russian state media said Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to break with Ukraine and join Russia on Sunday, as Kiev accused Moscow of pouring forces into the peninsula and warned separatist leaders "the ground will burn under their feet". | Video
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WASHINGTON - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is expected to steer clear of controversial issues such as human rights when she visits China this week but her trip could help advance a top item on her husband's foreign policy agenda: deepening Washington's ties with Beijing.
ISLAMABAD - Hundreds of angry Pakistanis attacked a Hindu temple and set it on fire in southern Pakistan overnight following a rumor that a member of the Hindu community had desecrated the Koran, police and community leaders said on Sunday.
LIMA, Peru - Peruvian President Ollanta Humala's approval rating in March dove back down to the lowest levels of his presidency, stung by a political crisis and amid discontent over income distribution, a poll showed on Sunday.
NEW DELHI - The frontrunner to become India's next prime minister has announced he will run for election in the holy city of Varanasi, a decision that could galvanize support among fellow Hindus but may focus attention on accusations of religious bias.
BAMAKO - Malian authorities are holding one of the country's most wanted Islamist fighters after he surrendered to French troops, a military source and French radio said on Sunday.