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  • Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity

    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied behind efforts to reach a long-shot diplomatic resolution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine Monday, but they offered no clear path for how the West would proceed if talks this...
  • 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...
  • Greece's new prime minister: Compromise with bailout creditors can be reached in coming days

    Greece put a brave face on its fraught negotiations with European bailout creditors, with the new prime minister voicing confidence Monday that a compromise can be reached at high-stakes meetings in coming days. Alexis Tsipras' comments came as Greek...
  • Ukraine-Russia peace talks revived as separatists gain ground, US officials debate arming Kiev

    As Russian-backed separatists gain ground in eastern Ukraine, efforts to broker peace appeared to gain momentum Sunday, with leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine announcing plans for four-way talks this week. The proposed meeting Wednesday in...
  • 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...
  • Ka-ching: Euro exit would cost Greece dear, shake eurozone

    So what would it cost if Greece left the euro? As European policymakers struggle to reach a deal to keep the country from a bankruptcy, experts are making rough estimates of the potential costs of failure. Neither side wants Greece to leave the single...
  • The Week in Pictures | February 9 – 15, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Minsk, Belarus: Russian President Vladimir Putin, France's President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attend a meeting in Minsk, aimed at...
  • Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed

    Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed
    Ukrainian national security leaders have appealed for a United Nations peacekeeping force in the separatist-occupied eastern regions of the country, but the call was immediately rejected Thursday by the insurgents and their Russian backers. The appeal...
  • Different views in Greece, Germany drive Europe's latest financial crisis

    BERLIN Greece, perhaps at German urging, might decide to leave the eurozone the group of nations that use the euro as their currency as early as Friday afternoon. At least, that's the current thinking. Greek officials have submitted a proposal to extend...
  • French, German leaders try to save faltering Ukraine truce

    The French president says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have spoken with the leaders of Ukraine and Russia about the cease-fire that has been faltering amid fierce fighting over the eastern town of Debaltseve. Ukrainian forces began abandoning...