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  • Pope denounces 'wastefullness' in Easter address

    Pope denounces 'wastefullness' in Easter address
    Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. "We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
  • Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ask Putin to send troops

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ask Putin to send troops
    MOSCOW — Separatists appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to deploy Russian troops in eastern Ukraine after a shootout Easter night on the outskirts of Slovyansk left at least three people dead and four injured. “Vladimir...
  • Mystery gunfight in east Ukraine sparks blame, counter-blame

    SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian authorities in eastern Ukraine presented identity documents, maps and a business card to support their view that Ukrainian far-right nationalists had carried out a deadly attack early on Sunday. The nationalists...
  • Ukraine forces accuse Russia of staging shooting

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's police and intelligence service accused Russia of staging a fatal shooting incident on Sunday in which pro-Moscow separatists were killed in the east of the country. "Armed lawbreakers and saboteurs who are terrorizing the...
  • U.S. funds warn of risks from sanctions against Russia

    BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers warned this month of risks shareholders could face from current or future Western sanctions against Russia, underscoring the stakes for emerging-markets investors arising out of the turmoil in Ukraine. Securities...
  • At Easter, Ukrainian church condemns Russian 'aggression'

    KIEV (Reuters) - As Russians and Ukrainians celebrated Easter on Sunday with their nations locked in conflict, the head of Ukraine's Orthodox Church condemned Russian "aggression" and said "evil" would be defeated. "Against our peace-loving nation, which...
  • Germany's Steinmeier urges focus on de-escalation with Russia, not sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he wished as much emphasis would be placed on preventing an escalation of tensions with Russia over Ukraine as there is at the moment in threatening economic sanctions. In an...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Duncaster's World Affairs Meeting To Discuss The Influence Of Russia's Vladimir Putin

    "Vladimir Putin and His War With the People of Russia and Ukraine" is the title of the next discussion at Duncaster's World Affairs meeting on Tuesday, April 22. The meeting will be held at Duncaster from 10:30 a.m. to noon. It is free to the public...
  • Ukraine rabbi seeks end to anti-Semitism row - in vain

    DONETSK/KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian rabbi whose congregation was the target of an anti-Semitic leaflet that drew global media interest and condemnation from the U.S. government believes it was a hoax and wants to put the matter to rest. But five days...
  • On upcoming trip, Obama will try to pivot to Asia � again

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will leave Tuesday for a four-nation trip to Asia, looking to recharge a focus on the region, an ambitious initiative that's been sidetracked by domestic politics and international conflicts elsewhere. Yet even as...
  • Ukraine calls 'Easter truce' as separatists hold firm

    Ukraine calls 'Easter truce' as separatists hold firm
    The Ukrainian government said it will not attack pro-Russian separatists over the Easter weekend as its U.S. ally threatened Moscow with new sanctions if it fails to persuade the militants to surrender. The Kremlin denies having control over gunmen who...