WATCH: Ukraine comedian Zelensky becomes president-elect in landslide win

2019-04-22 11:01

A comedian with no political experience has won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.

Gay mayor launches US presidential bid | Facebook working again: WATCH the Top World news videos for your Monday

2019-04-15 07:31

Gay mayor from Rust Belt America launches presidential bid | Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp working again after outages; here are the top World news videos for Monday. WATCH.

Ukraine comedian leads presidential election, runoff likely

2019-04-01 08:46

A comedian with no political experience is leading in Ukraine's presidential election, an exit poll and partial early results indicated, but far short of the absolute majority needed to win outright in the first round.

WATCH: Chernobyl tourists bring a new kind of pollution to Ground Zero

2019-03-25 12:41

As the radiation recedes, visitors to the Chernobyl nuclear plant and neighbouring town of Pripyat are creating a different kind of pollution – one that requires another clean-up.

Five killed in eastern Ukraine amid fragile ceasefire

2019-02-09 18:12

The death toll in the last 24 hours was the highest since the latest fragile truce entered force in December.

Baby dies in hospital after allegedly being treated by drunk doctor

2018-12-10 13:51

A doctor has been fired after a two-month-old baby girl died in his care, as he was reportedly too drunk to do his job properly.

Ukraine demands Russia release vessels as tensions build

2018-11-26 22:45

Ukraine's president has demanded that Russia immediately release Ukrainian sailors and ships seized in a standoff around Crimea that sharply escalated tensions between the two countries and drew international concern.

WATCH: Dramatic car crash involving 19 vehicles takes place in Kiev

2018-10-25 09:52

Nineteen vehicles have been damaged in a huge car accident in Kiev's Pechersk neighbourhood.

Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash - military

2018-10-16 22:16

Ukraine's general staff said Tuesday that two pilots died when a Sukhoi fighter jet crashed during military exercises with the United States and other NATO countries.

SA man on quest to rescue abused animals from Ukraine

2018-09-21 13:57

The issue of performing animals in Ukraine’s circuses has been controversial for years.


What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions

2019-04-21 14:00

If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power for real.

Ukraine election: Poroshenko attacks Zelensky before runoff

2019-04-01 23:04

Incumbent president links political novice Volodymyr Zelensky's success in first round of polls to 'Kremlin agents'.

WATCH: Ukraine's ultra-right more visible before election

2019-03-27 08:10

As Ukraine’s presidential election draws near, its ultranationalist groups are becoming increasingly visible, posing a dilemma for the West. WATCH NOW.

Canada extends Iraq and Ukraine military missions

2019-03-19 05:12

Canada is extending its military missions in Ukraine and Iraq

5-year-old miraculously survives being thrown from 5th floor by drunk dad

2019-01-18 15:33

The boy’s 40-year-old father, whose name wasn’t disclosed by police, had reportedly been drinking all evening before getting into bed.

WATCH: Top World news videos you need to see today

2018-11-29 05:16

As martial law takes effect, young Ukrainians urge: "Keep calm" | US indicts Iranians for crippling ransomware spree; Here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

Russia seizes three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea

2018-11-26 07:38

Russia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in a strait near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

At least 18 killed in blast at Crimea college - official

2018-10-17 15:10

At least 18 people have been killed in an explosion at a technical college in the city of Kerch on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, a Russian anti-terror committee representative said.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-11 05:40

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about videos today, October 11, 2018.

Elderly woman shoots couple after seeing them kiss on public bench

2018-09-14 14:15

The elderly woman confessed as soon as police walked in.

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