Former US President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will become grandparents.
Their only daughter, Chelsea, revealed on Thursday that she is expecting a baby, The New York Times reported.
“Marc and I are very excited that we have our first child arriving later this year”, Chelsea Clinton said during an event in Manhattan.
US President Barack Obama has urged the European Union to be prepared for new sanctions against Russia.
In a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Obama "underscored the need for the United States, European Union, and other global partners to be prepared to meet further Russian escalation with additional sanctions", the White House revealed.
One Marine was shot to death by a colleague at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon.
The incident happened at around 5.30 pm on Tuesday.
The Marine who fired the shot from his M4 rifle was detained and is to be questioned by the Naval Criminal Investigative Services, according to reports of the Washington Post.
The US President Barack Obama was received by Pope Francis in The Vatican, in what was the first meeting between the two.
Despite various issues on which Obama and Pope Francis contradict, their talks were reported to have been dominated by topics of social justice and poverty, according to Euronews.
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that Russian speakers had been threatened in Crimea - and dismissed any analogy between Western intervention in Kosovo in 1999 and Russia’s recent takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula.
By Alexis Papachelas
The developments in Ukraine have given rise to a very interesting discussion over whether we are on the cusp of a major events that will affect global geopolitics. Some believe that we will return to the bipolar state of the Cold War, while others say that Russia is simply not powerful enough to form a rival pole to the West.