MOSCOW - Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis, was shot dead steps from the Kremlin in a murder that underscored the risks taken by the Russian opposition. Full Article | Video
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to use all means at his disposal to hunt down militants such as "Jihadi John" after the killer was identified as a Kuwaiti-born computer programming graduate from London. | Video
BEIJING - China's central bank said on Saturday it would cut benchmark interest rates by 25 basis points to 5.35 percent, a widely expected move as the world's second largest economy continues to show signs of weakness despite previous easing measures.
BRUSSELS - Senior officials from Iran and six powers negotiating with Tehran over its nuclear programme will hold more talks in Montreux, Switzerland, on March 5, the European Union said on Friday.
LONDON - Britain must spend more on its defence budget in order to be able to protect itself and its allies from the increasing threat posed by Russia, the former head of the foreign intelligence service said.
MADRID - Spanish lender Bankia reported annual profit hurt by provisions put aside to cover potential compensation claims linked to its 2011 stock market listing which was followed one year later by a state bail-out.
- Leonard Nimoy, who won fame and fans with his portrayal of logic-bound, half-alien Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" TV series and movies, died on Friday. He was 83. | Video
Russians living in Moscow react to the news of the shooting and killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Sophia Soo reports.
Electronic cigarette firms in Italy say a new levy that doubles the price of e-liquid refills unfairly helps tobacco giants like Philip Morris International and will hurt their industry. Full Article