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  • Great War touched Orlando from far across the seas

    As decades roll by, events seem to move closer together in the telescope of time. While the 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues, historians remind us it's been a century since the beginning — on July 28, 1914 — of World War I, also...
  • Group of Russian aid trucks moving towards border with Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY Russia (Reuters) - Sixteen trucks that are part of a massive Russian aid convoy for Ukraine left the parking lot in western Russia where the convoy has been waiting for days and headed in the direction of the Ukrainian border, a...
  • Ukraine says it destroyed much of Russian military convoy that crossed border

    MOSCOW Ukrainian forces partly destroyed a Russian military column inside Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko said Friday, but Russia insisted that no military vehicles had entered the neighboring country. "The majority of the vehicles were destroyed...
  • President Obama, choose your words carefully

    President Barack Obama, in the interview given last weekend to The New York Times' Thomas Friedman, provided illumination on his foreign policy thinking, at this moment of fraught drama in both Iraq and Ukraine, but the counsels concerning the two didn'...
  • Russia and Ukraine reach deal over aid convoy

    MOSCOW Russia and Ukraine have reached an agreement on sending humanitarian aid to the embattled city of Luhansk, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says. "Thanks to the support from the international community, we managed to avoid an escalation...
  • Shells hit central Donetsk, Russian aid convoy heads towards border

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Artillery shells hit close to the centre of Ukraine's separatist-held city of Donetsk for the first time on Thursday, killing at least one person, as a large Russian aid convoy rumbled towards the border. With Ukrainian...
  • Finnish president hopes Ukraine aid convoy can pave way for ceasefire

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Friday he hoped a Russian humanitarian aid delivery to eastern Ukraine would pave the way for a ceasefire between the government and pro-Russian rebels there. Speaking after talks with...
  • Tropical storm warning lifted for Hawaii

    A tropical storm warning has been lifted for all Hawaii, after the storm, Iselle, battered the state, said Ray Tanabe, acting director of the National Weather Service in the Pacific region. As Hawaii residents clean up from Tropical Storm Iselle, they...
  • Russian aid convoy rolling toward Ukraine without Red Cross escort

    Russia's emergency services ministry dispatched a 280-truck convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine on Tuesday while officials in Kiev warned that Russian military vehicles and personnel won't be allowed through the border. The...
  • Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine

    Russia will hand over humanitarian convoy to Red Cross in Ukraine
    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that a humanitarian convoy which is heading to eastern Ukraine from Russia would cross the border only under the aegis of the Red Cross. "After the Russia-Ukraine border is crossed, the column will go under...
  • Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine

    Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine announced agreement Monday on a plan to get aid to civilians trapped in embattled eastern Ukraine after Moscow agreed to submit to International Committee of the Red Cross oversight and the participation of Western...