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  • Germany's Merkel welcomes Greek bailout agreement

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is welcoming an agreement on a four-month extension to Greece's financial bailout but says "a lot of work" remains ahead. Merkel said Wednesday she is glad Greece's eurozone partners have "found a starting point for...
  • 9 dead including gunman in Czech restaurant shooting

    A gunman opened fire inside a small-town restaurant in eastern Czech Republic Tuesday, killing eight people and seriously wounding a waitress before he fatally shot himself, officials said. It was the worst shooting attack in the young country's history....
  • U.S. weighs more sanctions against Russia over violations in Ukraine

    U.S. weighs more sanctions against Russia over violations in Ukraine
    The Obama administration is weighing a new round of sanctions against Russia in response to its continued "land-grabbing" in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday. Speaking to reporters in London,...
  • Pope, Merkel discuss Ukraine and fight against poverty

    Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflict in Ukraine and the fight against poverty during a private audience on Saturday. The meeting was the second between the two since Francis' election as pope. The Vatican described...
  • France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    France and Germany held out the possibility on Friday of sanctions if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy...
  • Key Ukraine town under rebel control, separatists celebrate

    For the rebel fighters who seized control of this strategic town, Thursday was a day of jubilation and bragging of victory. The retreating Ukrainian soldiers were grim, stunned and relieved to have escaped with their lives as the scope of their losses...
  • Greece drops key bailout demands, but Germany still objects

    Greece heads to another round of negotiations Friday after dropping key demands for a bailout settlement, but still faced stiff opposition from lead lender Germany, which criticized Athens' latest proposals as a "Trojan horse" designed to dodge its...
  • Obama realized too late Putin's return would undermine the reset

    WASHINGTON The fractured relationship between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian leader Vladimir Putin has reached a critical juncture in the conflict over Ukraine, with ties between the two nations more strained than at any time since the Cold War....
  • Merkel: significant improvement in Greek aid request needed

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says there needs to be a "significant improvement" in Greece's request for further aid from its creditors but is underlining her wish to keep the country in the eurozone. Merkel said Friday Germany's aim since the debt...
  • Ukraine truce push teeters as artillery pounds Donetsk area

    KIEV, Ukraine A rebel offensive that pushed Ukrainian troops out of the strategic town Debaltseve showed few signs of relenting amid a diplomatic push to preserve last week's truce. Pro-Russian separatists attacked Ukrainian positions 49 times in 24...
  • Leaders see Ukraine truce still alive as peacekeepers sought

    KIEV, Ukraine Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine said the truce agreed last week must be enforced after a rebel offensive pushed government troops out of the strategic town Debaltseve and leaders in Kiev called for peacekeepers. Chancellor Angela Merkel...