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  • AP Interview: NATO should be more active to face threats

    A Czech general in line for a senior NATO post says the western military alliance was wrong-footed by Moscow's moves in Ukraine and now has to reassure the public it has the means and will to confront Russia. Gen. Petr Pavel, who in June becomes the head...
  • Russia blocks Hollywood thriller day before its release

    Russia blocks Hollywood thriller day before its release
    Russia on Wednesday scrapped the release of a new Hollywood movie, just a day before it was to open, with the culture minister saying it insulted the nation by describing it as "a sort of Mordor." "Child 44," directed by Daniel Espinosa, is a mystery...
  • Polish PM sees ride by Russian bikers as a 'provocation'

    Poland's prime minister spoke out Wednesday against plans by a Russian motorcycle club to ride through Poland on a journey to Berlin to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. The Night Wolves, a nationalistic group loyal to...
  • Japan scrambling warplanes as often as during Cold War era

    Japan's government said Wednesday that the number of scrambles by the country's warplanes has surged in recent years to levels nearly matching the Cold War era amid growing activity by China and Russia in the region. The Self Air-Defense Force...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle on opting out of standardized testing in schools. April 8 Here's a question you definitely won't see on the Common Core assessment tests that will be administered beginning April 14. Which group is this hullabaloo...
  • Iran expects delivery of Russian missiles by end of the year

    Russia said Tuesday that it would be at least six months before it could deliver the S-300 air defense missile system to Iran, but the Kremlin confirmed that a barter deal to supply Russian goods in exchange for Iranian oil was already being implemented....
  • Rachel Marsden: America can't afford another 'domestic' president

    PARIS -- As U.S. political focus turns to declarations of presidential candidacies, there needs to be a deliberate effort to avoid a repeat of the "Obama adventure." Remember how Obama was supposed to be some kind of benign political homemaker who,...
  • Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on overnight despite talks

    Fighting raged overnight and in the early hours on Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite an agreement reached by the Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers a day earlier. The yearlong military conflict...
  • 5 things to know about G-7 foreign ministers' meeting

    Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven most industrialized nations are meeting in the German city of Luebeck on Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are five things to know about the meeting of the top diplomats from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy,...
  • UN approves arms embargo against Yemen rebel leaders

    The U.N. Security Council stepped up efforts Tuesday to thwart a Houthi rebel takeover of Yemen, imposing an arms embargo on the leaders of the Shiite group, along with former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son. Yemen, the Arab world's poorest...
  • G-7 nations chide Russia on Iran air-defense sale as premature

    LUEBECK, Germany Germany and Italy said Russia's planned sale of air-defense systems to Iran before world powers complete an agreement on the country's nuclear program is premature. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, hosting a Group of...