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  • 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...
  • Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal

     Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal
    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week....
  • 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...
  • Dow drops 331 amid concerns about oil price dive, European weakness

    Dow drops 331 amid concerns about oil price dive, European weakness
    Plunging oil prices Monday spooked investors already nervous about weakness in Europe, leading to the biggest one-day drop in stocks in three months. U.S. crude oil dipped below $50 a barrel for the first time in nearly six years. Coupled with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chicago est Paris

    Chicago est Paris
    On Friday came another dizzying blur of images from Paris under siege: Heavily armed and armored police kill two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre when the terrorist brothers emerge from a printing-plant hideout, guns blazing. Separately, two...
  • The Week in Pictures | February 9 – 15, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Minsk, Belarus: Russian President Vladimir Putin, France's President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attend a meeting in Minsk, aimed at...
  • 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....
  • 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

    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...