| Jan 12, 2015
| 12:10 PM
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday accused Western leaders of excluding the Kremlin from diplomatic brainstorming on how to fight global terrorism as punishment for its role in the Ukraine crisis.
Lavrov was in Paris for weekend...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:49 PM
The foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine failed to make progress at a meeting in Berlin on Monday night with their counterparts from France and Germany, prompting cancellation of a four-party peace summit that had been planned for Thursday 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...
| 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...
| 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 5, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Ukraine became a flash point in relations between Russia and the West in 2014 when protests toppled the government in the former Soviet Republic and ignited a civil war. Russia annexed the country's Crimean peninsula and has been backing separatist forces...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 12:30 PM
U.S. President Barack Obama, the premature Nobel Peace Prize winner, appears to have finally pried himself away from the gaming console and gone outside for some fresh air. Hopefully he'll stay there so Europe can recover from its hangover -- and from...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:20 PM
From war-ravaged backwaters to the world’s economic powerhouses, little progress was recorded over the last year in the fight against bribe-takers and backroom dealers, Transparency International reported in its annual corruption survey.
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The United States has confirmed that Russia supplied sophisticated missile launchers to separatists in eastern Ukraine and that attempts were made to move them back across the Russian border after the Thursday shoot-down of a Malaysian jet liner, a U.S....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:52 PM
President Obama said on Wednesday Ukraine did not need additional military assistance to help fight insurgents in the eastern part of the country but a Russian invasion would raise "a different set of questions."
Obama's comments came after NATO said ...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 10:35 PM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims' remains.
Kerry demanded that...