Putin: Libya Intervention Is like 'Crusades'
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday likened the U.N. Security Council resolution supporting military action in Libya to medieval calls for crusades.
"The resolution is defective and flawed," Putin told workers at a Russian ballistic missile factory. "It allows everything. It resembles medieval calls for crusades."
- Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament, set fire
- Weak inflation figures hit euro zone, but not expected to jolt ECB
- Sweden recognizes Palestinian state; Israel upset
- Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners
- More than 100 believed killed in Sri Lanka landslide
- Kurdish convoy heads to Syria to take on ISIS
- EU, UN condemn Ukraine rebels' election plans
- Zambia's Scott becomes Africa's first white leader in 20 years
- More pay and perks promised to German soldiers as numbers dwindle
- WHO: Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia