Ukrainians keep up protests as riot police move in
Pro-EU Ukrainian demonstrators on Monday kept up their protest against President Viktor Yanukovych as the authorities sent internal troops and riot police into central Kiev in an increasingly tense showdown.
Thailand's premier called a snap election Monday to try to defuse the kingdom's political crisis, but protesters vowed to keep up their "people's revolution" as an estimated 140,000 demonstrators flooded the streets of Bangkok.
South Africa prepares for Mandela memorial service
South Africa raced Monday to meet the unprecedented logistical challenge of hosting close to 100 world leaders flying in from every corner of the globe for the state funeral of freedom icon Nelson Mandela.