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  • Putin, Merkel discuss possible paths to Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed possible joint steps to achieve a ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation, the Kremlin said, ahead of Merkel's trip to Kiev on Saturday. The two...
  • Baltics and Poland need more military infrastructure: Latvia

    RIGA, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The Baltic states and Poland must invest in military infrastructure so they can host troops from other NATO nations for training or in case of crisis, Latvia's defense minister said on Friday. Russia's annexation of Crimea and...
  • Kiev accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid convoy crosses border

    MOSCOW (dpa) A huge Russian aid convoy entered Ukraine without an escort from the Red Cross on Friday, provoking talk of an "invasion" in Kiev. Some 100 lorries had crossed the border by 2 p.m. (1000 GMT), Russian state television reported. The...
  • Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages

    Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages
    Pro-Russia separatists who control part of Ukraine's eastern border allowed Kiev customs officials into the occupied territory Thursday to inspect a Russian convoy seeking to carry aid to the militants' last two strongholds. The long-delayed...
  • As Ukraine forces gain in east, focus of German diplomacy shifts

    BERLIN/KIEV (Reuters) - After months of ratcheting up pressure on Vladimir Putin, concern is mounting in Berlin and other European capitals that an emboldened Ukraine's military successes in the east are reducing the chances of a face-saving way out of...
  • U.S. spies first, Germany spies back

    To the editor: Sometimes, significant news does not make major headlines. This article reports that Germany's foreign intelligence spied on NATO ally Turkey and also "inadvertently" listened to telephone calls made by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry...
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko to attend crisis talks with Putin, EU's Ashton

    KIEV (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine said on Tuesday their presidents would meet together with top European Union officials in Belarus's capital of Minsk on August 26 to discuss their confrontation over Ukraine which has plunged relations to an all-time...
  • 3 young Germans critique Chicago: Bigger and better

    3 young Germans critique Chicago: Bigger and better
    Immigrants can wind up working in amazing careers here in the U.S. Take three Germans who arrived in Chicago just two weeks ago. They proudly call themselves journalists. Astonishing — especially when you consider that they are only 9, 7 and 4 years...
  • German spying report angers Turkey, embarrasses Berlin

    BERLIN/ANKARA (Reuters) - The German government faced an angry reaction from Turkey and accusations of hypocrisy from its own opposition on Monday after media reports that its intelligence agency spied on its NATO ally. The reports also said the agency...
  • Merkel pledges NATO will defend Baltic member states

    RIGA (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel promised the Baltic states on Monday that NATO would defend them, although it would not send permanent combat troops but would increase maneuvers in the region. Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania - former Soviet...
  • Senior Merkel ally calls for common European arms export rules

    BERLIN (Reuters) - One of Chancellor Angela Merkel's main allies in parliament has called for Europe to adopt common arms export regulations, saying there would be an increasing number of European defense companies in future. Volker Kauder, the floor...