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  • Copenhagen gunman had criminal past, gang ties, police say

    Copenhagen gunman had criminal past, gang ties, police say
    The slain gunman suspected in the deadly Copenhagen attacks was a 22-year-old with a history of violence and may have been inspired by Islamic terrorists — and possibly the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris, Danish authorities said Sunday. Prime...
  • Hands-off strategy in Ukraine spurs critics of Obama's foreign policy

    Hands-off strategy in Ukraine spurs critics of Obama's foreign policy
    U.S. officials led the negotiations that ended European wars in Bosnia, Kosovo and Georgia in recent decades, just as they guided the talks in 1945 that ended World War II. But when the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine held a marathon...
  • Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

    The peace deal reached Thursday for Ukraine, if it holds, would be a partial win for both Moscow and Kiev: Ukraine retains the separatist eastern regions and regains control of its border with Russia, while Russia holds strong leverage to keep Ukraine...
  • 25 dead as Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire

    25 dead as Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire
    Fierce fighting surged Friday in eastern Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major, sustained offensive to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline. At least 25 people were killed across the region, officials...
  • Ukraine fighting surges ahead of cease-fire, at least 25 killed

    Ukraine fighting surges ahead of cease-fire, at least 25 killed
    Massive artillery barrages hit a strategic railway junction in eastern Ukraine on Friday as Russia-backed separatists intensified their efforts to take Debaltseve from Ukrainian government forces ahead of the Sunday start of a cease-fire, Ukrainian...
  • Greece and eurozone take modest steps to bridge differences

    Greece and its creditors in the 19-country eurozone took visible, if modest, steps Thursday to bridge their differences over Athens' demands to lighten the load of its bailout, but an imminent deal appears still to be some way off. Following weeks of...
  • Agreement on Ukraine could vindicate use of economic sanctions

    Assuming it doesn't unravel — a big assumption — the agreement on the future of Ukraine announced Thursday is preferable to the continuation of a conflict in which 5,000 people have died and nearly a million have been displaced. The deal,...
  • EU extremely wary about Ukraine peace deal, cease-fire

    European Union leaders expressed caution Thursday about the peace deal hammered out for eastern Ukraine, saying the cease-fire must be respected before any scaling back of sanctions against Moscow can be considered. "It will be very important for us to...
  • Ukraine peace talks continue; no sign an agreement is near

    The leaders of Germany and France closeted themselves with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents into early Thursday in a so-far unsuccessful attempt to negotiate an end to the nearly year-old conflict in eastern Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EST

    Obama asks fresh, limited war powers, vows that Islamic State group 'is going to lose' Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists who are...
  • Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks; big divisions still over borders, buffers

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine negotiated into the early hours Thursday to try to find a way to halt the fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 5,300 people. The talks on ending the conflict between Ukrainian forces and...