| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:01 PM
Ukrainian troops have retreated from the artillery-shattered skeleton of what was once the country’s second-busiest airport after an eight-month battle apparently lost to pro-Russia separatists, Ukrainian officials conceded Thursday.
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower Wednesday to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine, hours before diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons.
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:22 PM
Ukraine's president on Wednesday accused Russia of moving additional troops and military hardware into his country, a charge the Moscow quickly denied amid intense fighting in eastern Ukraine.
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland,...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces.
AP reporters saw the bodies of two people who were killed while waiting for a bus in the separatist-...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:45 AM
Fierce fighting raged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as tens of thousands of people gathered in the capital, Kiev, to light candles for peace.
President Petro Poroshenko appeared at the rally in Kiev's Independence Square with his...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:23 PM
Ukrainian military brass and pro-Russia separatists have abandoned all pretense of adhering to a cease-fire, sending massive reinforcements Friday to their eastern Ukraine battlegrounds and engaging in a fierce battle for control of the devastated airport...
| Jan 8, 2015
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in France, where the country awoke to the aftermath of its deadliest attack on home soil in decades, a national day of mourning was marked with flags flying at half staff and crowds gathering at some of the country...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:49 PM
An interim force of German, Norwegian and Dutch troops stands ready to respond to any security threat from the east, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday.
The new "high-readiness spearhead force" is in place...
| Feb 11, 2015
In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, photojournalist Luis Sinco makes use of what photographers call the “golden light” when the sun is nearly set around Los Angeles. Boston: Commuters walk between piles of snow on a downtown street. The...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:00 AM
The Ukrainian platoon commander sat in a burned-out armored vehicle on the edge of the Donetsk airport runway with the body of his comrade in the driver's seat next to him. He could hear the separatist fighters who had killed the man just yards away in...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 11:58 AM
A missile struck a passenger bus near a town in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, leaving 11 civilians dead and 17 wounded, officials said.
It was not clear who was responsible for the deadly attack near the town of Volnovakha. Both Ukrainian law...