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Algeria presidential election, 2014

Official results: Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins election with 81.53% - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russian EU envoy Vladimir Chizhov says Ukraine has 'incorrectly' interpreted Geneva agreement - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

More: Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk pledge Russian language rights, would support decentralizing power to local councils - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk offers to give a special status to Russian language - @myroslavapetsa

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

In joint TV address, Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk call for national unity, urge all to refrain from violence - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russian foreign ministry says US seeking to 'whitewash' Ukraine's use of force against Russian-speaking protesters; says threat of sanctions, use of ultimatums 'completely unacceptable' - @Reuters

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pollution

US appeals court largely upholds new emissions standards aimed at curbing pollution from nation's cement plants - @Reuters

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Boston Marathon bombing

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at memorial for fallen MIT officer: '1 year ago cowards set off bombs at our beloved marathon, trying to scare us...But we were fearless. We did not waver' - @WesleyLowery

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International Criminal Court tries Kenyan leaders

International Criminal Court summons witnesses to testify at trial of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto - @BBCAfrica

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says he spoke to Secretary of State John Kerry about Geneva's Ukraine agreement; agrees urgent steps needed from Russia - @WilliamJHague

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Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North Railroad has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., says - @AP

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Libya regional tensions

Libyan militants who kidnapped a Tunisian diplomat in Tripoli on Thursday demand release of Islamist fighters detained in Tunisia, foreign minister says - @Reuters

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White House

Obama administration updates privacy policy for WhiteHouse.gov online visitors and data gathered from users - @AP

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's upcoming memoir about her time at the State Department to be titled 'Hard Choices' - @amychozick

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Edward Snowden defends his question to Russian President Vladimir Putin about surveillance in @guardian op-ed piece: 'I regret that my question could be misinterpreted, and that it enabled many to ignore the substance of the question - and Putin's evasive response'

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France

Top adviser to French President Francois Hollande steps down following media accusations of conflict of interest with previous role - @Reuters

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Turkey local elections, March 2014

Turkish President Abdullah Gul appears to rule himself out as a potential future prime minister in remarks to reporters - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

East Ukraine militants snub Geneva diplomatic deal, continue to occupy buildings in defiance of Kiev - @BBCNews

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Photo: Russia propaganda posters on regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine - @skystallard

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Russia

Turkey will seek discount in gas price from Russia in planned talks next week - @Reuters

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