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  • A look at who got what in eastern Ukraine peace deal

    A look at who got what in eastern Ukraine peace deal
    The peace deal for eastern Ukraine reached on Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult...
  • 25 dead as Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire

    25 dead as Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire
    Fierce fighting surged Friday in eastern Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major, sustained offensive to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline. At least 25 people were killed across the region, officials...
  • Ukraine fighting surges ahead of cease-fire, at least 25 killed

    Ukraine fighting surges ahead of cease-fire, at least 25 killed
    Massive artillery barrages hit a strategic railway junction in eastern Ukraine on Friday as Russia-backed separatists intensified their efforts to take Debaltseve from Ukrainian government forces ahead of the Sunday start of a cease-fire, Ukrainian...
  • Western unity over Ukraine-Russia crisis begins to show cracks

    Western unity over Ukraine-Russia crisis begins to show cracks
    Through nine months of struggle to halt Russia’s military thrust into Ukraine, Western unity has been a foremost priority for American and European leaders. Now, with the crisis entering a dangerous new phase, that solid front is in danger of...
  • Ukraine president pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms

    Ukraine president pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms
    Ukraine's president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe's edge. Petro Poroshenko and Russian President...
  • No arms to Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Ukrainian rebels his country backs clearly have the upper hand going into planned a summit meeting with Western leaders in Belarus on Wednesday . In recent weeks Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of...
  • Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity

    Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity
    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied behind efforts to reach a long-shot diplomatic resolution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine Monday, but they offered no clear path for how the West would proceed if talks this...
  • 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...
  • 30-Word rant: 2/14

    The wealthy got tax breaks, and the economy collapsed, the income gap widened and our infrastructure was neglected for lack of money. Shouldn't the wealthy pay more taxes and the middle class less? The United States does not want Russian expansion or...
  • 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...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 2-8, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual communication. This week, incredible images out of Taiwan, where a TransAsia plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside the capital of Taipei....