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  • Russian police kill 6 suspected insurgents in Dagestan

    Russian authorities say six suspected insurgents have been killed in a raid in the capital of the Dagestan republic. Police initially said that two suspected rebels were killed in the Saturday operation at an apartment building in Makhachkala, but the...
  • Danish minister quarrels with Russian ambassador

    Russia's ambassador to Denmark has said Moscow could send nuclear missiles against ships from the Scandinavian NATO country if it joins the alliance's missile defense system. Ambassador Mikhail Vanin's comments, published in newspaper Jyllands-Posten...
  • Confidence in Ukraine's cease-fire hurt by arms violations

    With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery. Their task is to verify whether government troops and Russian-backed...
  • US ambassador: Russian veto 'extremely disruptive' on Syria

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says Russia's vetoes against holding Syria's government accountable are "extremely disruptive" to the U.N. Security Council's ability to restore peace in the conflict, and have emboldened President Bashar Assad to...
  • Sepp Blatter says World Cup can help situation in Ukraine

    Forbidden from using his office to solicit votes for his re-election, FIFA President Sepp Blatter instead took time Friday to use his position to help solve the crisis in Ukraine. The soccer world's master politician insisted he is not campaigning for...
  • What's done, what's next at the EU summit

    European Union heads of state and government are meeting in Brussels through Friday to talk about economic and energy policies, the crises in Ukraine and Libya, and the Greek debt problem. Here's what has happened so far: —UKRAINE: Leaders...
  • Kremlin murder trail leads to Chechnya as Putin said to fume

    MOSCOW All roads in Russia's investigation into the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov so far lead to Chechnya, where a strongman groomed by President Vladimir Putin is becoming increasingly difficult to control. The main suspect in the Feb. 27...
  • EU pledges to extend Russian sanctions, vote to come later

    BRUSSELS The European Union pledged to prolong sanctions against Russia, pressuring President Vladimir Putin to support a cease-fire in Ukraine that's straining under violation complaints from both sides. The commitment to extend the penalties until...
  • EU summit wraps up with talks on Libya, economy

    European Union heads of state and government spent the final day of their spring summit focused on the situation in Libya and on ways to boost the bloc's economy: —ECONOMY: Leaders backed a plan by European Commission President Jean-Claude...
  • NATO, Russian officials clash over situation in Europe

    Top officials from NATO and Russia clashed sharply in public Friday over who is to blame for the dramatically worsened state of East-West relations. "The big difference is that we are a defensive alliance," NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told...
  • Nuclear talks near deal, Iranian official says; Obama sends taped message

    Nuclear talks near deal, Iranian official says; Obama sends taped message
    Amid forecasts that a deal is close, but with several key issues unresolved, six world powers announced Friday that they would take a five-day break from their negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. Negotiators have wavered between optimism...