Thousands rally against move they see as undermining democracy.
President Petro Poroshenko said vote showed people backed his pro-Western course.
Christophe de Margerie had been chief executive of Europe's third largest oil company since 2007.
Venezuela, Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand and Spain awarded non-permanent seeats.
The Ukrainian and Russian presidents discussed measures to restore peace in eastern Ukraine.
Patrick Modiano's work often focused on WWII and the 1940s.
Day of mourning after blast at explosives factory in capital.
Protesters take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan gov't says it remains "determined" to hold vote.
Four groups of aircraft were tracked overseas and the Atlantic Ocean.
Russia has announced it will recognize separatist polls in Ukraine, fueling tensions with the country’s newly elected pro-western leaders as they negotiate on forming a coalition government.
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