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  • Polish leader holds 'difficult' talks with Hungary's Orban

    The prime minister of Poland, one of Europe's most critical voices on Russia, held what she called "honest and difficult talks" on Thursday with her Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban, who faces sharp criticism in the West for cultivating closer ties with...
  • Ukraine finance chief: West, IMF won't flag in bailout aid

    Ukraine's finance minister rejects the notion that the country's Western bailout lenders might waver in their support in coming years as the bill for rescuing states in the region — including Greece — creeps higher. Natalie Jaresko says the...
  • Quickly for Feb. 19: 'Where will BP put petcoke?'

    Quickly for Feb. 19: 'Where will BP put petcoke?'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Many women are raised simply to be objectified by men. I don't understand how that...
  • Leaders see Ukraine truce still alive as peacekeepers sought

    KIEV, Ukraine Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine said the truce agreed last week must be enforced after a rebel offensive pushed government troops out of the strategic town Debaltseve and leaders in Kiev called for peacekeepers. Chancellor Angela Merkel...
  • Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed

    Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed
    Ukrainian national security leaders have appealed for a United Nations peacekeeping force in the separatist-occupied eastern regions of the country, but the call was immediately rejected Thursday by the insurgents and their Russian backers. The appeal...
  • Reliving the 1930s

    World War II was the most destructive war in history. What caused it? The panic from the ongoing and worldwide Depression in the 1930s had empowered extremist movements the world over. Like-minded, violent dictators of otherwise quite different Nazi...
  • Different views in Greece, Germany drive Europe's latest financial crisis

    BERLIN Greece, perhaps at German urging, might decide to leave the eurozone the group of nations that use the euro as their currency as early as Friday afternoon. At least, that's the current thinking. Greek officials have submitted a proposal to extend...
  • The forgotten prophetess

    The first domino -- Greece -- in the long row comprising the European Union is wobbling and about to fall, and could take the whole EU and its common currency, the euro, down with it someday. Maybe someday soon. The sweeping victory of an anti-euro party...
  • Embattled Debaltseve falls to Ukraine rebels; troops retreat

    Government soldiers pulled out of a ferociously contested railway hub in eastern Ukraine Wednesday, ending a siege so intense the retreating troops said they couldn't get water or food amid relentless shelling by Russian-backed separatists. At least six...
  • Hungary, Austria and Germany patrol to stem migrant flow

    Police officers from Austria and Germany are joining their Hungarian colleagues in railway patrols meant to catch migrants making their way west from Hungary. EU-member Hungary is seeing a torrent of migrants flood across its borders. Some 25,000...
  • EU ready to beef up Med migrant mission, offers aid to Italy

    The European Union stands ready to beef up its border surveillance mission in the Mediterranean if Italy requests and is supplying 13.7 million euros ($15.6 million) to help Rome cope with the migrant influx, the EU's top migration official said Thursday....