The parents of more than 80 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls joined the hunt for their children, a local organization said, as the government grappled with its response to the Boko Haram Islamic group suspected of seizing them.
Treasuries fell, with benchmark 10- year yields rising for the first time in four weeks, as an accord aimed at ending the crisis in Ukraine and signs of a strengthening U.S. economy crimped refuge demand.
The sinking of the Sewol ferry off South Korea raises new concerns about ship safety more than two years after the capsizing of the Costa Concordia ocean liner spurred a global campaign to improve passenger security.
Brazil may see a mass migration of crops and farm workers from huge swaths of currently tillable lands to more temperate zones as global warming takes hold, according to leading climate experts in the country.
Ukrainian forces killed three pro- Russian militants after an attack on a national guard base in the country’s east as the U.S. and its European allies sat down with Ukraine and Russia to discuss the crisis.