A combination of regular Ukrainian military supplemented by private militias organized by right wing political groups had been bombarding the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk.
Joko Widodo has become the president of Indonesia after winning 53.13 percent of the vote in the country's 2014 presidential election. He will take office Oct. 20.
Argentina has taken the United States to the International Court of Justice in the Hague over a U.S. federal judge's actions in a dispute about bond payments.
When politicians vacation and little action is expected, the words German journalists use for this is "Saure-Gurken-Zeit" or "sour pickle time."
Ms. Mahmood, the party's shadow exchequer secretary to the Treasury, made the plea at a 150,000-strong rally for solidarity with the people of Gaza on Saturday.
Here is a six-minute clip from a Google Hangout with co-editor Susan Webb and special guest Uri Weltmann, peace activist and leader of the Communist Party of Israel.
Although we read that Africa is making great strides, most of its countries, particularly those South of the Sahara, are still at the bottom of any measures of human wellbeing.
Matsui Kazumi, Mayor of the City of Hiroshima, Japan, witnessed all of his school mates die when the atom bomb was dropped on his populous city 69 years ago.
Join People's World co-editor Susan Webb Thursday morning, in a conversation and call to action.
The crisis in Eastern Ukraine is coming to a head, with intensified fighting and mounting casualties, including many civilians.