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A member of the Donbass self-defence battalion takes part in  training at a base of the National Guard of Ukraine near Kiev today. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

Russia and Ukraine agreed today to consider a proposal for Kiev to pay off a multi-billion-dollar gas bill that has soured relations between Moscow an(...)

President Barack Obama’s speech at the class of 2014 graduation ceremony in West Point military academy offered further justification for his foreign (...)

French economist and academic Thomas Piketty, poses in his book-lined office at the French School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS), in Paris. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

French economist Thomas Piketty published a detailed 4,400-word defense of his best-selling book on income inequality against allegations that he reli(...)

Google has said it is disappointed with the EU ruling, and executive chairman Eric Schmidt said the balance the court struck between privacy and “the right to know” was wrong

Google has launched a service through which European citizens can request that links to what they deem as objectionable material be taken off search r(...)

Two major media events took place last Saturday. Kanye West married Kim Kardashian in Florence, and Real Madrid beat Atlético Madrid in the Champio(...)

They already know what rock’n’roll is worth, so now Britain’s statisticians are getting to grips with sex and drugs in a bid to give a broader view of(...)

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has confirmed that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is not in the search zone where acoustic pings were detected. Photograph: Kelli Lunt/Australia Department of Defence via Getty Images

The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner suffered a further setback today after Australian officials said wreckage from the aircraft was n(...)

French economist and academic Thomas Piketty, poses in his book-lined office at the French School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences  in Paris. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Thomas Piketty, the French economist who wrote a best-selling book on inequality, has defended his work against criticism by the Financial Times of sh(...)

Pope Francis meeting UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon  earlier this month. The UN’s torture watchdog today criticised the Vatican’s handling of reported sexual abuse by priests, and said  any priest suspected of committing sexual abuse  should be immediately suspended pending investigation. Photograph: Osservatore Romano/EPA

The United Nations torture watchdog called on the Vatican today to cooperate with civil authorities in prosecuting all cases of suspected sexual abuse(...)

Syrian children play outside their tent at a refugee camp in the town of Bar Elias in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley. Russia and China have vetoed a resolution to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the country’s three-year civil war.  Photograph: Caren Firouz/Reuters

Russia and China vetoed yesterday a resolution to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecution of war cri(...)

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