Putin playing the long game over Russian kin in Ukraine Putin playing the long game over Russian kin in Ukraine

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's decision last week to sign a peace accord on Ukraine does not mean that the Kremlin is backing down, rather that President Vladimir Putin is prepared to be patient in pursuit of his ultimate objective.

dnes, 8:42
Protesters fight police, burn Maduro puppets in Venezuela Protesters fight police, burn Maduro puppets in Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) - Masked youths battled police, protesters burned and hung from lamp-posts effigies of President Nicolas Maduro and marchers demanded the "resurrection" of democracy on a volatile Easter Sunday in Venezuela.

dnes, 1:58
South Korea president says conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder South Korea president says conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder

JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week with hundreds feared dead were tantamount to murder, as authorities arrested four more officers of the vessel.

dnes, 5:10
Brazil´s president also responsible for refinery deal: ex CEO Brazil´s president also responsible for refinery deal: ex CEO

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil´s President Dilma Rousseff must assume her share of responsibility for the controversial purchase of a refinery in Texas by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the former chief executive of the state-run oil company said in an interview published on Sunday.

včera, 19:22
UAW union withdraws objection to lost election at VW Tennessee plant UAW union withdraws objection to lost election at VW Tennessee plant

(Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union on Monday said it was withdrawing its objection claiming undue outside political interference in the result of a February election it lost among workers at the Volkswagen AG plant in Tennessee.

dnes, 14:02
Boston Marathon to feature second-largest field in race history Boston Marathon to feature second-largest field in race history

BOSTON (Reuters) - Some 36,000 athletes, including Kenyan and Ethiopian runners who are consistently ranked among the world's fastest, will run in the 118th Boston Marathon on Monday, putting the world-renown race back in the spotlight after it was marred by last year's bombing attack.

dnes, 6:03
Japan PM makes offering to Yasukuni Shrine; China seizes ship Japan PM makes offering to Yasukuni Shrine; China seizes ship

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine, seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, a move that may increase strains on Tokyo's ties with Asian neighbors China and South Korea.

dnes, 4:56
At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape

TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after a hacking attack, CEO Mark Karpeles turned to the comedy science fiction novel "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy".

dnes, 2:27
Clock ticking for Thai PM as court verdict nears Clock ticking for Thai PM as court verdict nears

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai court will decide this week whether to give embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra more time to defend herself against charges of abuse of power, accusations that could bring her down, or whether to move swiftly to a verdict.

dnes, 7:10
Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord

SLAVIANSK/YENAKIEVO, Ukraine (Reuters) - At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict.

dnes, 1:55