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Andrew Roth 1:53 PM The government's plan was simple enough: Rid Moscow of swastikas or any other symbol of Nazism before Victory Day.
It had all the trappings of a down-home country fair in Alabama - but it was happening 8000 kilometres south.
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Elahe Izadi 2:55 PM Michael Buelna found the newborn behind a dumpster and performed CPR. Now, 25 years later, he has come face-to-face with the boy in a "very, very emotional meeting".
Julie Makinen 2:47 PM As the death toll from Nepal's massive earthquake passed 4200 on Monday, it was not just drinking water, hospital beds, gasoline, electricity and sanitary facilities that were in short supply.
Tom Allard 2:44 PM Indonesia's judicial commission has maintained it has completed its investigation into allegations that the judges who sentenced Bali nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran to death, despite conducting no interviews with witnesses.
Ruth Eglash 2:43 PM Israeli forces have been on heightened alert along the northern border with Syria since the military reported thwarting an attack by armed militants and retaliating with airstrikes.
Julie Hirschfeld Davis 2:40 PM US and Japanese officials announced an agreement on Monday that would extend the reach of Japan's military - now limited to its own defence.
Mark Kenny 2:38 PM While Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are guilty of the offence for which they were surrendered by an unthinking Australian Federal Police, they have proved the judges' assessment of their human worth to be grievously wrong.
Tom Allard and Jewel Topsfield in Cilacap 1:33 PM Indonesian authorities have refused Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran the right to have a pastor of their choice to witness their executions, outraging their families and Australian diplomats.
Louis Charbonneau 1:08 PM Iran has demanded that countries possessing nuclear weapons scrap any plans to modernise or extend the life of their atomic arsenals, while branding Israel a threat.
Megan Levy 12:56 PM Kevin Atwood has been living every parent's nightmare. He knew his son was in Nepal when the earthquake struck, and was forced to wait in agony for word that he was safe.
12:46 PM Here are the nine people facing execution by firing squad in Indonesia for drug-related offences, including Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Angela Greiling Keane and Mike Dorning 11:52 AM President Barack Obama said the rising anti- globalization sentiment in factions of both political parties risks a withdrawal by the U.S. from global economic competition and stymied growth.
Suzanne Daley 11:44 AM The Finnish “day fine” system, which factors in income when calculating penalties for infractions, is causing a debate in a nation with an egalitarian streak.
Lindsay Murdoch 10:16 AM Filipina is the only woman among nine death row convicts who are scheduled to be executed soon.
Matt Wade 10:14 AM International search and rescue specialists arriving in Nepal are hopeful they can still find survivors buried beneath rubble following Saturday's devastating earthquake.
Scott Malone 7:47 AM The trial of the convicted Boston Marathon bomber enters a new and critical stage on Monday as defence lawyers begin to present their case that a jury should sentence Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to life in prison, rather than death.
Dorota Bartyzel 7:16 AM Polish border guards turned away 10 Russian bikers on Monday after the government vowed to bar entry to a group that planned to ride to Berlin to celebrate Nazi Germany's World War II defeat.
Sheryl Gay Stolberg 7:14 AM With the words "black lives matter" projected in capital letters on the walls, thousands of mourners crowded into a church here Monday to bid an emotional goodbye to Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old who died from a spinal cord injury while in police custody.
Unni Krishnan and Kartikay Mehrotra 6:37 AM Kathmandu, Nepal: Hopes for finding survivors trapped under rubble began to fade two days after Nepal's worst earthquake in decades, even as helicopters rescued 180 climbers trapped on Mount Everest.
Jewel Topsfield 6:08 AM Andrew Chan and his fiancee Febyanti Herewila have married on execution island on what is likely to be one of his last day on earth.
Sarah Kaplan 3:48 AM 'You cannot predict what will happen when someone from the victims' side and someone from the perpetrators' side meet in a spirit of humanity.'