The interim government of Ukraine has retaken control of buildings occupied by pro-Russia protesters in Kharkiv. But protesters still hold buildings in other cities in eastern Ukraine. US officials say it is clear Russia is behind the chaos.
It's the largest exercise of democracy in the world, and candidates competing for India's prime minister position have a lot of ground to cover if they want votes. One candidate decided the best way to do that was to be in 100 places at once, quite literally. As a hologram.
Russia's managed to sow discord across much of eastern Ukraine, without moving its military across the border. But why? Figuring that out will say a lot about how far the conflict goes. Meanwhile, attorneys at the military tribunals for accused terrorists in Guantanamo Bay say they are being spied on. That and more, in today's Global Scan.
Hundreds of thousands of women in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from a complication that leaves them incontinent and often shamed after childbirth. But there's help for women to heal both physically and emotionally — and it's working for one mother in Malawi.
Paul Lowe grew up in Oslo, Norway baking cakes with his grandmother and great aunt. Now, he lives in New York and is famous for his baked treats, like his almond bun recipe. In fact, he's known online as "Sweet Paul."
Russian media has been saying that fascists run Ukraine's new government. Now some members of the far-right, nationalist Svoboda Party — which is part of the governing coalition — have helped that image, by beating the head of Ukraine's state TV and posting a video of it.
It was a shocking verdict by an Egyptian Court. 529 people alleged members of the Muslim Brotherhood were sentenced to death. Of those sentenced, less than half are in custody and the rest are on the run.
In 2010, the US government was looking at how a social media app might "renegotiate the balance of power between the state and society." The Associated Press reports that USAID, the US Agency for International Development secretly designed a mobile phone messaging app for Cuba that would do just that.