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  • Fighting in Ukraine pauses to allow evacuation of besieged town

    Fighting in Ukraine pauses to allow evacuation of besieged town
    European leaders took their case for a negotiated resolution of the nearly yearlong Ukraine conflict to the Kremlin on Friday as fighting paused briefly to allow hundreds of trapped civilians to escape the latest battleground. German Chancellor Angela...
  • Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan

    Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan
    Talks among the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on a peace initiative for Ukraine ended early Saturday with an announcement that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart would discuss a proposal to end the fighting in a four-...
  • Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall on Saturday to be evacuated...
  • In Kiev, Western officials press Ukraine, Russia to end conflict

    In Kiev, Western officials press Ukraine, Russia to end conflict
    With the prospect of Western arms supplies to Ukraine looming over the conflict there, top U.S. and European officials descended on snowbound Kiev on Thursday to press the leaders of Ukraine and Russia to negotiate an end to their disputes and avert a...
  • Leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine as fighting intensifies

    Leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine as fighting intensifies
    Carrying a peace plan that reportedly incorporates proposals from Russia, the leaders of Germany and France met Thursday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a hastily arranged mission to bring an end to the accelerated fighting in the east of the...
  • French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine
    In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kiev with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal weapons, something...
  • Greece votes 'no' on austerity — and reality

    Greece votes 'no' on austerity — and reality
    Membership in a club brings benefits, but also responsibilities: you must pay your debts. If you can't, and reject a special offer to stay, be prepared for an uncomfortable conversation with the club president. Then say goodbye to your favorite leather...
  • Germany walks a fine line amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment

    Germany walks a fine line amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment
    Ali began noticing them in the early fall, the men on street corners of his heavily Muslim neighborhood who hoped to "talk about Islam" with him. "It was clear what they really wanted," he said — for him to fight for Islamic State in the Middle...
  • Anti-migrant group marches in Germany despite scandal

    Anti-migrant group marches in Germany despite scandal
    Thousands of supporters of a far-right German anti-immigrant group marched Sunday for the first time since their leader stepped down in disgrace after posing as Adolf Hitler and making remarks that were widely perceived to be racist. The group,...
  • Ukraine: Phone calls prove Russia-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove Russia-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on...
  • Why Greeks should dump the euro

    Why Greeks should dump the euro
    By electing left-wing Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras to be premier, Greeks voted to end the draconian economic measures imposed by Germany and other international lenders. After the dust settles, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will either backpedal...