Neo-Nazis are in office for the first time in post-war Europe – but they are backed by the US and the West.
EU leaders have frozen assets belonging to deposed Ukraine leaders, and have warned Russia of sanctions if they do not pull troops out of Crimea.
The US and Russia have stepped up diplomatic efforts to defuse the Ukraine crisis amid heightened tensions in Crimea.
If the situation in Ukraine has not been addressed appropriately, EU leaders say the organisation might place resctrictions on Russia.
Voreqe Bainimarama's resignation as military leader has been lauded by some as a vital move for the coup-ridden country's move towards democracry.
North Korea has fired a volley of rockets in an apparent show of force to coincide with South Korea-US military exercises.
President Vladimir Putin says Russia has reserved the right to use all options in Ukraine, but that Moscow would use force only as a last resort.
Despite several protest sites shutting down, Thailand's foreign minister says emergency laws could be extended until demonstrations end completely.
King Tuheitia has rejected an offer to meet Prince William, wife Catherine and their baby Prince George on the UK royal family's trip Down Under.
Contradicitng his earlier comments, Ukraine's former president Viktor Yanukovych asked for an intervention in Crimea, says Russia's UN ambassador.
Ukraine's acting president has called on Moscow to halt the growing military presence in the Crimea region.
The high court in Britain has dismissed Shrien Dewani's appeal against being extradited to South Africa to stand trial for the murder of wife Anni.
China has emphasised ethnic unity after assailants killed 29 people in a train station, prompting police to round up Muslim Uighurs for questioning.
The nine-month-old prince will go with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Australia and New Zealand for three weeks in April.
Events in Crimea have the potential to turn Ukraine into Europe's worst security nightmare since the revolutions of 1989.
A Twitter campaign calling on movie stars to support anti-government protests has led to Venezuela's opposition being lauded at the Academy awards.
Arseny Yatseniuk says the announcement to invade Ukraine made by Russia's Vladimir Putin was not a threat, but "the declaration of war to my country".
Nato ambassadors were due to meet in Brussels on Sunday as war looms in Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin asked Parliament to approve force "in connection with the extraordinary situation in Ukraine".