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  • Defense chief nominee Ashton Carter, unlike Obama, backs arming Ukraine

    Ashton Carter, President Obama’s nominee for secretary of Defense, said at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday that he was “very much inclined” to provide lethal arms to Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists,...
  • Rocket fire kills at least 5 near hospital in Donetsk

    Rocket fire kills at least 5 near hospital in Donetsk
    Rocket salvoes hit a previously safe section of Ukraine's rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Wednesday, killing at least five people and damaging a hospital, six schools and five kindergartens, rebels said. The fighting between Russia-backed separatists...
  • Want to arm Kiev? Better have a Plan B

    Want to arm Kiev? Better have a Plan B
    To say that the truce in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-backed breakaway "republics" are battling the pro-Western Kiev government, isn't holding is like saying the Titanic sprung a leak. The cease-fire signed in September is a dead letter. There's a full-...
  • Ukrainian model with slain Putin critic says she didn't see his killer

    Ukrainian model with slain Putin critic says she didn't see his killer
    A Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted  their last dinner in a Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge — but said she did not see the gunman who pulled the trigger. The...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 29, 2015

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News beging in Mexico, where rescuers work amid the wreckage caused by an explosion that ripped through a children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing scores of people and injuring dozens, including 22 children....
  • Ukraine fighting intensifies after talks fail to reach truce accord

    Ukraine fighting intensifies after talks fail to reach truce accord
    Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, one day after representatives of the government and pro-Russia separatists failed to reach a truce at a meeting brokered by Russian and international mediators. Twenty fighters died and dozens were...
  • Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall on Saturday to be evacuated...
  • Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk

    Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk
    Artillery fire killed at least 12 civilians in the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday amid fierce fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops as hopes for a break in hostilities were dashed when an attempt to call a new round...
  • Captured Ukrainian army officer on hunger strike in Russia

    Captured Ukrainian army officer on hunger strike in Russia
    A Ukrainian army officer held by Russian authorities was transferred from a prison to a hospital Thursday after losing more than 60 pounds during a hunger strike to challenge her arrest, her lawyer said. Nadezhda Savchenko, who is also a Ukrainian...
  • The West can't placate Putin; it needs to help Kiev fight back

    The West can't placate Putin; it needs to help Kiev fight back
    As Western countries respond to the resumption of all-out war in Ukraine, they must ensure that the driving force behind the hostilities — Moscow — pays a greater cost for the rising civilian death toll. European Union foreign ministers are...
  • Cluster bombs reported in Ukraine conflict as U.S. rethinks lethal aid

    Cluster bombs reported in Ukraine conflict as U.S. rethinks lethal aid
    European security officials appealed to the warring parties in Ukraine on Wednesday to hold their fire for three days so that thousands of civilians can be evacuated from a battleground where hundreds have died in recent days, including in reported...