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  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION A federal court in Boston announced Thursday that it is no longer "realistic" to begin the marathon bombing trial on Monday, an acknowledgment of the difficulty in finding an impartial jury after a week of questioning prospective jurors. Judge...
  • Ukraine talks start as Poroshenko warns of an escalation

    Ukraine is in "grave danger" of an escalation in its conflict against separatists, President Petro Poroshenko said, as diplomats restarted peace talks and NATO accused Russia of involvement in the fighting. "The situation can get worse in days,"...
  • 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 needs help, but also needs its own vision

    Months after European diplomats first leaked and then recanted stories about an alleged plan by Russia to split my country between itself and Poland, the future integrity of Ukraine remains in doubt. For months, we have been frozen in time: between war...
  • Ukraine asks International Monetary Fund for new financial rescue program as economy worsens

    The head of the International Monetary Fund says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked for a new program of financial rescue loans. Christine Lagarde met Poroshenko on Wednesday on the sidelines of an economic forum in Davos, Switzerland, and...
  • Ukraine's president points to Russian hand in fighting in eastern Ukraine, seeks EU support

    Ukraine's president courted European support Wednesday against what he says are 9,000 Russian troops occupying 7 percent of his nation's territory. Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he appealed for political and financial support,...
  • Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills at least 6 civilians as fighting intensifies

    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...
  • Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fighting

    Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops fought pitched battles Monday for control of Donetsk airport, while residential areas nearby were caught in intensive crossfire. The airport, reduced to a wreck by months of heavy fighting, has been...
  • Ukraine leader vows to reassert control over separatist-held east as fighting hits new heights

    Ukraine's president vowed Sunday to reassert government control over eastern regions as the army unleashed a counter-offensive against Russian-backed separatist fighters vying for command over the airport in the city of Donetsk. The separatist stronghold...