Scores of Ukrainian riot police withdrew on Wednesday morning after moving against protesters overnight in the authorities' biggest attempt yet to disburse weeks of protests against President Viktor Yanukovich.
Leader vowed to free all prisoners of conscience by year's end.
Commercial tenants worked and lived in the stores, official said.
Islamic Front forces seized buildings from oppo council.
Body is lying in state in building where he was inaugurated in 1994.
Nation racked by fighting between Muslims and Christians.
Rain poured down as tens of thousands attended a memorial.
France's first casualties in bid to restore stability in former colony.
Would become first country to allow citizens to grow, buy and smoke pot.
Results boost President Nicolas Maduro's quest to preserve the late Hugo Chavez's socialist legacy.
May have offered cash and a car to secure the incriminating tape, according to police wiretaps.
Venezuela's leader said saboteurs aimed to throw the country into chaos before elections.
The Supreme Court threw out a 2009 ruling by a lower court that had decriminalized gay sex.
Growing energy demand, however, likely will necessitate new plants.
President Park Geun-hye speaks of "purge" by N. Korea; fears relations will become more unstable.
Protest leaders pressed ahead with mass demonstrations, seeking to install an unelected body to run the country.
The U.S. and E.U. step up diplomacy efforts as demonstrators set up tent village in central Kiev.
Face charges in U.S. of operating websites promoting jihad.
Michael Adebolajo professed love for al-Qaeda.
Viktor Yanukovich said he supports "all-national roundtable" proposal.
Both countries gave permission for airlift to travel through their territories.
As the Prawer bill’s final vote approaches – it is set to take place before the end of the year -- opposition is intensifying.
"We do not like to negotiate under duress," Iran's foreign minister added.
Army has control of road needed to extract toxic chemical weapons.
Snow and ice snarled road travel and forcing another round of airline cancellations.
Train was traveling at triple the speed limit for section where it derailed.
Train was going 82 mph entering 30 mph curve, investigators say.
NTSB said investigators could spend up to 10 days probing the accident.