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  • Senate confirms Ashton Carter as new secretary of Defense

    Senate confirms Ashton Carter as new secretary of Defense
    The Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve Ashton Carter, a former senior Pentagon official and Harvard professor, as President Obama’s fourth secretary of Defense. Carter, who will be sworn in next week, is a well-respected technocrat...
  • Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF

    The International Monetary Fund has agreed to give Ukraine a new bailout deal worth 15.5 billion euro ($17.5 billion) that could climb to around $40 billion over four years with help from other lenders like Europe and the U.S. Ukraine has so far received...
  • As leaders sketch out peace plan for Ukraine, issues are many and complicated

    After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries' leaders. A look at...
  • Russia says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner

    Russian investigators say there are no grounds to release a key Ukrainian prisoner despite claims by Ukraine's president that she would soon be freed. In a statement posted online Friday, Russia's Investigative Committee said that only a court could free...
  • Agreement on Ukraine could vindicate use of economic sanctions

    Assuming it doesn't unravel — a big assumption — the agreement on the future of Ukraine announced Thursday is preferable to the continuation of a conflict in which 5,000 people have died and nearly a million have been displaced. The deal,...
  • EU extremely wary about Ukraine peace deal, cease-fire

    European Union leaders expressed caution Thursday about the peace deal hammered out for eastern Ukraine, saying the cease-fire must be respected before any scaling back of sanctions against Moscow can be considered. "It will be very important for us to...
  • Ukraine peace talks continue; no sign an agreement is near

    The leaders of Germany and France closeted themselves with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents into early Thursday in a so-far unsuccessful attempt to negotiate an end to the nearly year-old conflict in eastern Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela...
  • Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks; big divisions still over borders, buffers

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine negotiated into the early hours Thursday to try to find a way to halt the fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 5,300 people. The talks on ending the conflict between Ukrainian forces and...
  • Quotations in the News

    "The entire world is waiting to see whether the situation moves toward de-escalation, weapons pullback, cease-fire, or ... spins out of control." — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany were...
  • Poroshenko: Ukraine did not agreed to federalization in Minsk talks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says talks in Minsk did not include any agreement on autonomy for the rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine. Russia-backed separatists have been fighting government forces since April. Their early demands of...
  • List of winners of the World Press Photo awards

    Winners of the World Press Photo awards. WORLD PRESS PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2014: Mads Nissen, Denmark, Scanpix/Panos Pictures. Jon and Alex, a gay couple during an intimate moment, St. Petersburg, Russia. SPOT NEWS SINGLES: 1. Bulent Kilic, Turkey, Agence...