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  • Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions

    Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions
    Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of "parasites". His...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • Russia economy would shrink if hit by sectoral sanctions -minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian economy would contract should the West introduce wide-ranging sectoral sanctions over Ukraine but that would not be a "dramatic" situation, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was quoted on Saturday as saying. The United...
  • Fighting kills Ukrainian soldier, threatening 72-hour ceasefire deal

    MOSCOW A 72-hour extension of the ceasefire agreed to by Ukrainian government forces and separatist fighters was undermined Saturday by fresh outbreaks of violence. The military said one soldier was killed in clashes near the rebel stronghold of...
  • Gun Paranoia Persists

    Two letters, both from Columbia, disagree with the June 20 editorial "Check Guns At Door" [June 22, More Risk At Stores Without Guns"; "Think Like Shooter?"]. The letter wrirers' fear borders on paranoia. I can't distinguish between a good guy with a...
  • Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours

    Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours
    The European Union signed an historic free-trade pact with Ukraine on Friday and warned it could impose more sanctions on Moscow unless pro-Russian rebels act to wind down the crisis in the east of the country by Monday. Shortly after returning to...
  • Ukraine signs historic trade deal with EU, extends cease-fire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko declared Friday "the most important day" for his country since its 1991 independence after he signed a trade deal with the European Union that is expected to help Ukraine overcome its post-Soviet legacy of corruption...
  • With ISIS surging in Iraq, Europe fears rise in 'jihadi-tourists'

    BERLIN After being injured fighting the Syrian government, 31-year-old Mohannad reached his home in Frankfurt, Germany, with a simple plan: rest, recuperate, then rejoin the fight with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. As related in German newspaper...
  • Ukraine-EU deal alters little, except Vladimir Putin's blood pressure

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is entering into a trade agreement with the European Union on Friday that has already sparked a rebellion, toppled a president and ignited an armed conflict with pro-Russia separatists. Kiev's alignment with the 28-...
  • European security monitors held 32 days by Ukraine militants freed

    Four monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe who were taken hostage by pro-Russia militants in eastern Ukraine more than a month ago were freed late Thursday, the Vienna-based organization reported. The four Europeans taken...
  • Euro zone economic sentiment slumps in June

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic sentiment fell unexpectedly in June on fears that fighting in Iraq would push up oil prices and that any escalation of the Ukraine crisis could drag on euro zone growth. The European Commission's economic sentiment...