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  • Our new missiles of October

    In October of 1962, America worried whether an untried young president, John F. Kennedy, could keep us safe from nuclear-tipped missiles from nearby communist Cuba. Today's October worries are more insidious: the Ebola virus, the macabre Islamic State, a...
  • Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished

    Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished
    In the afternoon of February 20, after the morning's dead had been cleared away, Volodymyr Melnychuk arrived outside Kiev's October palace. Higher up the hill stood the seats of Ukrainian government, defended by thousands of police. Below lay...
  • Exclusive: Charred tanks in Ukraine point to Russian involvement

    HORBATENKO Ukraine (Reuters) - The burnt-out remains of dozens of tanks and armored vehicles in fields near this small village bear witness to the ferocity of a battle that turned the tide of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Most of the tanks were...
  • Serena and Venus Williams get apology from Russian tennis official

    The Russian tennis official who made derogatory remarks about Serena and Venus Williams, referring them as "brothers," has sent them a personal message. "He has reached out to apologize to both myself and my sister," Serena Williams told the...
  • Russian prosecutors detain more suspects in Total CEO plane crash

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors detained four Moscow airport workers and denied bail to the driver of a snow plough which hit a private jet killing the CEO of French oil company Total earlier this week, officials said on Thursday. Russia's...
  • Ukrainian PM warns Russia may try to disrupt Sunday's election

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister warned on Thursday of possible attempts by Russia to disrupt an election in Ukraine at the weekend, a vote being held against a background of Russian support for separatist rebels and an unresolved row over gas....
  • Lawmakers extend Ukraine's access to EU markets

    STRASBOURG France (Reuters) - EU lawmakers on Thursday took the latest step in efforts to bring Kiev closer to Europe, extending Ukrainian exporters' open access to the European Union until a trade deal takes effect at the end of next year. An EU-...
  • A cross-continental black sisterhood rekindled

     
    The three of us -- the black American, the black Russian and me, a black Briton -- took a photo together. And then we went our separate ways. Maryum back to the United States, Yelena remaining in Russia and me to England. We never really thought we...
  • EU leaders seek climate deal, but are divided over costs

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders aim to agree a new decade of energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions out to 2030 at an EU summit on Thursday, though sharp differences over sharing the cost means a deal could elude them. The 28 member...
  • Russia says Ukraine should find money to pay for gas within a week

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukraine should be able to find ways of paying for Russian gas supplies within a week, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday, suggesting a standoff would end once Moscow received financial guarantees from Kiev. The...
  • Factbox: Who's who on the new EU executive

    (Reuters) - The European Parliament votes on Wednesday in Strasbourg on whether to confirm in office the new European Commission, the EU executive to be led by Jean-Claude Juncker. Each of the 28 member states nominates a commissioner. All have passed...