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  • Ukraine cease-fire largely holding, Debaltseve still tense

    A cease-fire that went into effect Sunday in eastern Ukraine appeared largely to be holding, although continued fighting over a bitterly contested railway hub is threatening to upend the delicate settlement. The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and...
  • Pictures in the News | February 12, 2015

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a vigil was held at the USC in memory of three Muslim students killed in a residential complex at the University of North Carolina....
  • Germany condemns separatist advance on Debaltseve

    The German government has condemned pro-Russian rebels' advance on the Ukrainian town of Debaltseve and denounced it as "a massive violation" of a cease-fire that came into effect at the weekend. Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert,...
  • Ukraine fighting rages; Putin accuses U.S. of arming Kiev government

    Ukraine fighting rages; Putin accuses U.S. of arming Kiev government
    Ukrainian troops and separatists battled for control of a strategic railway junction on Tuesday, with each side blaming the other for violating a weekend cease-fire meant to end 10 months of combat in eastern Ukraine. Day’s end brought competing...
  • The uses, and abuses, of history in the Middle East conflict

    PARIS -- Egypt has just joined the war against the Islamic State in the Levant (also known as ISIL or, in Arabic, Daesh). Its air force has attacked the jihadist army in retribution for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christian Copts held in Libya, whom they...
  • Obama talks cease-fire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany

    President Barack Obama spoke Saturday with the leaders of Ukraine and Germany as fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine hours before a scheduled cease-fire. The White House says Obama and Ukrainian...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    Danish sources identify gunman in Copenhagen attacks; say he got out of jail about 2 weeks ago The gunman responsible for Copenhagen's deadly shooting attacks was released from jail about two weeks ago and might have become radicalized there last summer,...
  • Fighting continues at Ukraine rail hub despite cease-fire

    Fighting continues at Ukraine rail hub despite cease-fire
    Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of launching 112 attacks on government positions during the first day of a cease-fire as both sides cast doubt on their likelihood to comply with the next stage of the peace plan -- withdrawing heavy weaponry from...
  • Pro-Russian rebels say they have gained control of key Ukrainian city

    Pro-Russian rebels say they have gained control of key Ukrainian city
    Russia-backed separatists say they have gained control of a key rail hub in eastern Ukraine. The Donetsk News Agency, a rebel mouthpiece, quoted the rebel's so-called defense ministry as saying Tuesday that their forces have pushed government troops out...
  • Another reluctant warrior in the White House

    Another reluctant warrior in the White House
    President Barack Obama's latest war strategy makes one wonder: Is another Woodrow Wilson in the Oval Office debating with himself about how to meet the existential threat that faces him? In laying out his call to Congress for a new authorization for use...
  • In Ukraine, deadly shelling continues hours before cease-fire begins

    In Ukraine, deadly shelling continues hours before cease-fire begins
    Lethal shelling continued to rock towns in war-torn eastern Ukraine late Saturday, in the hours before a Sunday cease-fire began. Seven Ukrainian troops were killed and 23 wounded in attacks by pro-Russia separatists, according to Ukrainian National...