Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts gathered in Colorado and
Washington state over the weekend for an annual celebration
of cannabis culture with rallies, concerts and trade shows in
the first two US states to legalise recreational marijuana.
At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early
hours of Sunday (local time) near a Ukrainian city controlled
by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile
international accord that was designed to avert a wider
A mediator from Europe's OSCE security body headed to eastern
Ukraine seeking the surrender of pro-Russian separatists as
the Kiev government declared an Easter truce following a
peace accord with Moscow.
The effort to find missing flight MH370 is at a "very
critical juncture", Malaysia's transport minister says as
authorities mull whether to reassess a challenging search of
the Indian Ocean seabed that has so far found nothing.