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  • 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...
  • 30-Word rant: 2/14

    The wealthy got tax breaks, and the economy collapsed, the income gap widened and our infrastructure was neglected for lack of money. Shouldn't the wealthy pay more taxes and the middle class less? The United States does not want Russian expansion or...
  • US says Russia violating 'spirit' of Ukraine peace deal

    The Obama administration on Friday accused Russia and pro-Russian separatists of violating "the spirit" of a peace deal for Ukraine with weapons shipments and intensified fighting before a ceasefire takes effect this weekend. The allegations came as...
  • Senate confirms Ashton Carter as new secretary of Defense

    Senate confirms Ashton Carter as new secretary of Defense
    The Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve Ashton Carter, a former senior Pentagon official and Harvard professor, as President Obama’s fourth secretary of Defense. Carter, who will be sworn in next week, is a well-respected technocrat...
  • Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF

    The International Monetary Fund has agreed to give Ukraine a new bailout deal worth 15.5 billion euro ($17.5 billion) that could climb to around $40 billion over four years with help from other lenders like Europe and the U.S. Ukraine has so far received...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 2-8, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual communication. This week, incredible images out of Taiwan, where a TransAsia plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside the capital of Taipei....
  • Russia says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner

    Russian investigators say there are no grounds to release a key Ukrainian prisoner despite claims by Ukraine's president that she would soon be freed. In a statement posted online Friday, Russia's Investigative Committee said that only a court could free...
  • 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,...
  • EU extremely wary about Ukraine peace deal, cease-fire

    European Union leaders expressed caution Thursday about the peace deal hammered out for eastern Ukraine, saying the cease-fire must be respected before any scaling back of sanctions against Moscow can be considered. "It will be very important for us to...
  • 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...
  • Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks; big divisions still over borders, buffers

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine negotiated into the early hours Thursday to try to find a way to halt the fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 5,300 people. The talks on ending the conflict between Ukrainian forces and...