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  • Ukrainian army on offensive as diplomats ready peace summit

    MOSCOW Ukrainian troops began a new offensive and their main eastern headquarters suffered a rocket attack before European diplomats gathered in Belarus for a peace summit in a bid to stem 10 months of bloodshed. Government forces broke through rebel...
  • Leaders to UN: World needs better crisis response after Ebola outbreak exposed 'weakness'

    A trio of world leaders says the devastating Ebola outbreak exposed the "weakness" of international crisis response and is seeking a solution. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Ghanaian President John Mahama...
  • U.S., Nato must seek diplomatic resolution to Ukraine crisis

    PARIS -- Last Friday six major European newspapers, including The Guardian in Britain, Le Monde in France, Suddeutsche Zeitung, and others in Spain, Italy and Poland published six-page "Europa" special sections devoted to arguing that Europe is surrounded...
  • Obama's uncertain trumpet in Middle East, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's outward calm in the face of the peril of Russian adventurism in Ukraine is in keeping not only with his personality. It squares with his dogged determination to extract the United States from what he has decried as a...
  • Obama, Merkel rally behind diplomatic effort to end Ukraine conflict, diverge on sending arms

    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...
  • Obama says 'real differences' with Netanyahu on Iran, defends opposition to Congress speech

    President Barack Obama says he has "very real differences" with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) over Iran and the need for more sanctions. He's also defending his decision not to meet with Netanyahu during his upcoming...
  • Explosion hits chem plant in rebel-held city; Kiev says 1,500 Russian troops enter Ukraine

    A powerful explosion rocked a chemical plant and set it on fire Monday outside the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, where fierce fighting has surged despite a renewed diplomatic push for peace. In Washington, President Barack Obama...
  • If talks on Ukraine fail, Obama would consider sending arms, he says

    If talks on Ukraine fail, Obama would consider sending arms, he says
    President Obama acknowledged Monday that he is considering arming Ukraine’s military if a diplomatic push fails to yield a cease-fire with Russia-backed separatists, but he sounded skeptical that sending weapons would defuse the conflict that has...
  • EU puts off new Russia sanctions for a week, awaits four-way Ukraine peace talks in Minsk

    The European Union decided Monday to temporarily hold off slapping sanctions on more Ukrainian separatists and Russians pending the outcome of possible peace talks this week. With the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine due to hold...
  • Germany's Merkel says she's waiting to see if Greece offers 'sustainable proposal' to pay debt

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AHN'-geh-lah MEHR'-kuhl) says Greece's new government must come up with a sustainable proposal to pay its debt in order to stay part of the eurozone. Merkel spoke Monday at a joint news conference with President Barack...
  • No arms to Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Ukrainian rebels his country backs clearly have the upper hand going into planned a summit meeting with Western leaders in Belarus on Wednesday . In recent weeks Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of...