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  • Political brinkmanship in Greece once again roiling world markets

    Political turmoil in Greece has stirred fears of a resurgent Eurozone crisis as a fiery leftist politician is gaining traction with a vow to ease the painful reforms demanded of the heavily indebted country in return for triple-digit billions in...
  • France to hold emergency meeting to avert terror attacks

    France to hold emergency meeting to avert terror attacks
    Key members of the French government will meet Saturday morning to decide on new measures aimed at thwarting a repeat of the attacks in Paris that culminated in a massacre of 12 people at a satirical newspaper, and a supermarket bloodbath that left four...
  • As Paris attack shows, freedom's often messy but worth defending

     As Paris attack shows, freedom's often messy but worth defending
    There are many profound inscriptions on the lobby walls of the Chicago Tribune, from great poets, philosophers, justices, each celebrating liberty and the mind of Western man. But with the news out of Paris that Islamic terrorists killed at least a...
  • Paris terrorists aimed at freedom of expression, we must defend it

    Paris terrorists aimed at freedom of expression, we must defend it
    The primary victims of the terrorist outrage in Paris on Wednesday are the 12 people who were shot dead and several others who were wounded. This would be an unspeakable atrocity regardless of the motives that drove masked gunmen to attack the offices...
  • 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....
  • Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

    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...
  • 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,...
  • Ukraine peace talks continue; no sign an agreement is near

    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...
  • U.S. faces quandary: Will sending arms to Ukraine help or do harm?

    U.S. faces quandary: Will sending arms to Ukraine help or do harm?
    President Obama says he is weighing the growing calls for U.S. military aid to badly outgunned Ukraine in its nearly yearlong struggle against separatists armed and instigated by Russia. But whether sending antitank artillery, sophisticated radar...