DONETSK -- Kiev has begun operations to retake government buildings seized by pro-Russia separatists, with military action concentrated in the Donetsk region.
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON -- April 23 marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language.
BRUSSELS -- The United States and European Union say they will impose further sanctions on Russia over its alleged interference in Ukraine.
MESA, Arizona -- American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian, is coming out of retirement – the first step toward swimming at Rio 2016.
KABUL -- Despite a high number of complaints of serious electoral fraud the presidential election is being hailed a success, with over 60% turnout.
PERTH -- Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane are to deploy a submersible – the Bluefin-21 drone – for the first time.