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  • Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists

    Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists
    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. Although...
  • Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms

    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. Germany's...
  • Ukraine says more Russian troops crossed border; fighting escalates

    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,...
  • Ukraine crisis: Shelling kills at least 6 civilians

     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-...
  • Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev

    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev
    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...
  • Fierce fighting resumes in eastern Ukraine after failure of diplomacy

    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...
  • Pictures in the News | 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&#...
  • NATO creates rapid-reaction force to protect Eastern Europe

    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...
  • Pictures in the News | 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...
  • How Ukraine's outgunned 'cyborgs' lost Donetsk airport

    How Ukraine's outgunned 'cyborgs' lost Donetsk airport
    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...
  • Missile hits civilian bus in Ukraine; 11 reported dead

    Missile hits civilian bus in Ukraine; 11 reported dead
    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...