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  • German EU lawmaker says Russia barred her from entering

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A German member of the European Parliament said on Friday she had been barred from entering Russia when she tried to attend a court hearing there for a Ukrainian woman army officer. Rebecca Harms, co-chair of the Greens group in...
  • U.S. misjudged rise of Islamic State militants, Obama acknowledges

    U.S. misjudged rise of Islamic State militants, Obama acknowledges
    President Obama conceded in an interview that the United States underestimated Islamic State militants who have taken over swaths of Syria and Iraq, calling the fight against violent extremism in the Middle East “a generational challenge” that...
  • Russia denies its military met Ukrainian officials to discuss buffer zone

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Foreign Ministry denied on Friday any of its military officials had met the Ukrainian military to work out details of a buffer zone being created in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine's military said earlier on Friday that a three-...
  • Russian suspicions of U.S. motives in Syria make cooperation unlikely

    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Russia see Islamic State as a common enemy but are failing to overcome deep mutual distrust andĀ agree on how to tackle the threat together, making any role for Moscow in the U.S.-led campaign unlikely,...
  • Peace and war: Bookends of Obama's evolving presidency

    President Obama began his presidency with a call for a "new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world." He will end it as a reluctant but unapologetic warrior, using U.S. military force to smash Islamic extremists and the "network...
  • Russia at U.N. accuses U.S., allies of bossing world around

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia used its annual appearance at the U.N. General Assembly on Saturday to accuse the United States and its Western allies of bossing the world around, complaining they were attempting to dictate to everyone "what is good and...
  • Pro-presidential block to win early Ukrainian elections: poll

    KIEV (Reuters) - A political bloc that supports President Petro Poroshenko looks set to triumph in Ukraine's parliamentary election next month, said a poll published on Friday. Poroshenko hopes the Oct. 26 vote will give him backing for the tough line he...
  • Russia's Lavrov questions legality of U.S. airstrikes on Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia questioned on Friday the legality of U.S. and Arab air strikes in Syria to target Islamic State militants because the action was taken without the approval and cooperation of Moscow's ally Damascus. The United States,...
  • In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future

    In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future
    Six months after Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, some here say they have prospered while others express anger, uncertainty or fear. The appropriation, which came less than two days after Crimean voters backed secession from Ukraine in...
  • Russia Offers Oscar Surprise, Names 'Leviathan' as its Entry

    According to news service TASS, Russia has picked "Leviathan" as its foreign-language entry for the Oscars, an artistically smart but politically surprising choice. Director Pavel Chukhrai, who sits on the Russian Oscar committee, told TASS that the...
  • North Broward Prep swimmer makes splash miles from his homeland

    For junior Anton Voronin, transitioning from Ufa, Russia to Coconut Creek was a major cultural change. Voronin traveled over 6,000 miles across the world to join the North Broward Preparatory School swimming team last year and had to deal with new...