| Oct 13, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday named the fourth defense minister to the head of the nation's beleaguered military in eight months and warned troops to expect to spend the winter on the front lines battling Russia-backed separatists.
| Oct 11, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Ruslan Novikov paused when asked whether he sided with the Ukrainian nationalists or pro-Russia separatists in this country's fraught debate over national identity.
"I'm Odessan," he said finally, without elaborating further.
Novikov, who works...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to replace the defense minister of his embattled country with the fourth person to hold the position this year, according to a statement posted on the presidential website on Sunday.
"The president stressed...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Russian officials are throwing their support behind Ukrainian separatist rebels' planned elections for their own parliaments after warnings from Ukrainian leaders in Kiev that no power in the world will recognize the proclaimed independence of the Donetsk...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:55 PM
The west African nation of Equatorial Guinea ranks among the world's most impoverished places, but oil and gas deposits over the last two decades have led to extensive wealth, corruption and, in at least one case that became public Friday, the high life...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:47 AM
One of the Australian passengers aboard the doomed Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine in July appears to have donned an oxygen mask before the fatal crash, suggesting some on board might have been aware of their impending deaths, a Dutch...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:48 PM
At least 331 people have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine since a Sept. 5 cease-fire was supposed to quell the armed conflict, the United Nations said Wednesday.
The U.N. human rights office said 3,660 deaths had been confirmed in the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian government forces have abandoned all pretense of adhering to a cease-fire agreed to a month ago as the rebels have stepped up their assault on the Donetsk airport in hopes of gaining control of eastern Ukraine's most...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia gunmen raged around Donetsk's international airport Friday, a day after the artillery battle spilled into the nearby city and killed a Swiss aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 11:15 AM
At least 11 adults were killed in Ukraine on Wednesday when artillery shells struck a schoolyard and bus stop in suburban Donetsk on the belated first day of school for the city at the center of a pro-Russia rebellion against rule from Kiev, Russian and...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Russia's ITAR-TASS news agency has shorn itself of a post-Soviet moniker and gone Back to the U.S.S.R.
The Moscow-based information empire, with 70 national news bureaus and correspondents in 63 other countries, announced late Tuesday that it would be...