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  • Purely military action in Syria could fuel extremism: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on Tuesday that using only military means to fight the threat of Islamic State in Syria could radicalize more Sunni armed groups and spark greater violence. "Our long-term...
  • Russia ruled out as culprit in Chase cyber security breach, U.S. officials say

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Russian government has been ruled out as sponsor of a cyber attack on JPMorgan Chase & Co disclosed in August, U.S. law enforcement officials said on Monday.Officials from the FBI and Secret Service told a news conference at the...
  • Sweden searching for mysterious underwater vessel in its waters

    Swedish Royal Navy vessels searched for an underwater intruder in the island-studded waters east of Stockholm on Monday after three sightings of a suspicious vessel and media reports of a Russian-language distress signal four days ago. The response to a...
  • Russian tennis official takes more heat for 'Williams brothers' remark

    A top Russian tennis official who mocked Serena and Venus Williams by referring to them as the "Williams brothers" now faces potential sanctions from the International Olympic Committee. While appearing on a television talk show in his country, Shamil...
  • Polish ex-minister quoted saying Putin offered to divide Ukraine with Poland

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's parliamentary speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland's then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves. Sikorski, who until September...
  • Sweden launches hunt for intruding vessel, Russian sub suspected

    Sweden launches hunt for intruding vessel, Russian sub suspected
    Sweden’s royal navy deployed hundreds of troops and vessels Monday in a search for “suspected foreign activity underwater” after reportedly intercepting a Russian-language distress signal coming from a submerged craft in Stockholm’...
  • Russian foreign minister sees no quick fix to U.S. ties

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A chill in U.S.-Russian relations since the start of the Ukraine crisis is likely to last a long time, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. In a public lecture in which he criticized U.S. foreign policy, Lavrov said he...
  • Hope and obstacles as Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute in which Moscow has halted natural gas supplies to Kiev, but several obstacles still have be overcome. Movement on the gas...
  • U.N. nuclear chief suggests progress slow in Iran investigation

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has still not implemented all the nuclear transparency measures it had agreed to carry out by late August, the head of the U.N. atomic energy agency said on Monday, suggesting little headway in an inquiry into suspected bomb...
  • Russia's North Caucasus region on the agenda at slide show in Pasadena

    RUSSIA Slide show Bill Altaffer will discuss the little-known region of the North Caucasus and its people and cultures. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220....
  • Germany blames pro-Russian rebels for MH17 passenger plane crash: Spiegel

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airline MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported on Sunday, the first European agency to say so. The...