| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:05 PM
On the heels of a major speech vowing to preserve U.S. power overseas, President Obama is visiting European capitals this week on a now-familiar mission: reassuring allies that the U.S. has not forgotten its role in guaranteeing their security.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:06 PM
At least 12 pro-Russia separatists died Monday in clashes at a Ukrainian border guards base and at the militant-occupied Luhansk regional government headquarters in another surge in fighting before Saturday's presidential inauguration.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:12 PM
At least five pro-Russia separatists were killed Monday in a failed attack on a Ukrainian border guards base, the second large-scale operation in a week by insurgents apparently bent on taking key government facilities ahead of Ukraine's presidential...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The prospect is alluring: long-term influence over a Russian-speaking corridor linking eastern Ukraine and Crimea, ensuring supplies of electricity, food, jet engines and other military hardware as well as unfettered access to offshore oil and gas fields....
| May 5, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The U.S. State Department has issued several travel warnings in the last month, some a surprise, some less so. It also issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, telling Americans to stay constantly alert because of terrorist threats. To read the full text,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:59 AM
KIEV, Ukraine -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev on Monday for talks with Ukraine's embattled interim leaders as Russia's top diplomat blamed Washington for instigating the crisis that threatens to escalate into armed conflict between the...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:01 AM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:19 AM
Rebels in eastern Ukraine shot down a government military helicopter Thursday amid heavy fighting around the eastern city of Slovyansk, killing 14 soldiers including a general, Ukraine's leader said.
Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told the...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:20 PM
| May 8, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A day after claiming to have withdrawn thousands of Russian troops from Ukraine’s border, Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin presided over East bloc military maneuvers Thursday that included tests of Russia’s nuclear forces and live firing of...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he had pulled back troops from the border with Ukraine and called on Kremlin-allied separatists to delay a referendum on whether Ukraine's regions should have a greater degree of autonomy.