| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:09 AM
MOSCOW -- Ukraine’s interim leaders said Monday that the country will need $35 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to avert default and called for an international donors’ conference to craft a rescue plan.
The appeal by acting...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:20 PM
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's acting government issued an arrest warrant for President Viktor Yanukovich on Monday and warned the international community that the country needs $35 billion in aid to avert default.
Yanukovich slipped out of Kiev on...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:11 AM
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry, denouncing what he called Russia's invasion of Ukraine as an “incredible act of aggression,” said the United States is considering an array of economic sanctions to persuade Russian President...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:32 AM
MOSCOW -- Russia will hold off on further loans and aid to Ukraine in the wake of the tumultuous leadership changes under way in the former Soviet republic until it becomes clear “with what government we will cooperate,” Finance Minister Anton...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
PARIS -- On the occasion of President Obama's State of the Union address this week, marking five years since he was sworn into office with the stated primary objective of turning around the post-crisis domestic economy, it's worth asking: Is America...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Last week, at the 70th anniversary of the D-day landings at Normandy, we remembered how Australian airmen flew overhead as Americans and Allied forces surged ashore with extraordinary bravery and at great cost. Overlooking those sacred shores, we paid...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:48 AM
I never thought I'd hear a Baltimorean say such a thing.
Last week, while reporting on the Rawlings-Blake administration's 10-year financial plan, I spoke with the mayor's press secretary, Ian Brennan. We covered a lot of ground in our hourlong phone...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Russia's decision Thursday to grant political asylum to Edward J. Snowden for a year frustrates — at least for the foreseeable future — the Obama administration's attempt to return the former National Security Agency contractor to the U.S....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:36 AM
WASHINGTON – President Obama has canceled plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the country’s decision to offer temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked secret...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:39 PM
WASHINGTON — The Edward Snowden case may have been the last straw, but the White House decision to cancel a Moscow summit next month came after President Obama decided the meeting was unlikely to resolve any of the issues increasing tension...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:35 PM
WASHINGTON – Calling the use of chemical weapons "a barbarous act," House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday he will support President Obama's request to authorize force against the Syrian government and also said he was confident his fellow...