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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Ukraine peace talks continue; no sign an agreement is near

    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...
  • America's Good Fortune Buoys Superpower

    America's Good Fortune Buoys Superpower
    Niccolo Machiavelli, perhaps the shrewdest political philosopher in history, believed that great events were shaped by luck — or "fortuna" as he called this unpredictable force of life. The same actions might produce success or failure, depending on...
  • U.S. faces quandary: Will sending arms to Ukraine help or do harm?

    U.S. faces quandary: Will sending arms to Ukraine help or do harm?
    President Obama says he is weighing the growing calls for U.S. military aid to badly outgunned Ukraine in its nearly yearlong struggle against separatists armed and instigated by Russia. But whether sending antitank artillery, sophisticated radar...
  • U.S., Nato must seek diplomatic resolution to Ukraine crisis

    PARIS -- Last Friday six major European newspapers, including The Guardian in Britain, Le Monde in France, Suddeutsche Zeitung, and others in Spain, Italy and Poland published six-page "Europa" special sections devoted to arguing that Europe is surrounded...
  • Obama's uncertain trumpet in Middle East, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's outward calm in the face of the peril of Russian adventurism in Ukraine is in keeping not only with his personality. It squares with his dogged determination to extract the United States from what he has decried as a...
  • If talks on Ukraine fail, Obama would consider sending arms, he says

    If talks on Ukraine fail, Obama would consider sending arms, he says
    President Obama acknowledged Monday that he is considering arming Ukraine’s military if a diplomatic push fails to yield a cease-fire with Russia-backed separatists, but he sounded skeptical that sending weapons would defuse the conflict that has...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 3, 2015

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where remnants of a bad snowstorm has forced today’s parade for the NFL’s Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots to be postponed....
  • 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...