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  • Ukraine: Phone calls prove Russia-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove Russia-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on...
  • Germany walks a fine line amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment

    Germany walks a fine line amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment
    Ali began noticing them in the early fall, the men on street corners of his heavily Muslim neighborhood who hoped to "talk about Islam" with him. "It was clear what they really wanted," he said — for him to fight for Islamic State in the Middle...
  • Ukraine president pushes for quick cease-fire and defensive weapons as mediators seek momentum

    Ukraine's president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe's edge. Petro Poroshenko and Russian President...
  • As leaders sketch out peace plan for Ukraine, issues are many and complicated

    After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries' leaders. A look at...
  • Talks on Ukraine end; Putin, Poroshenko to hold weekend phone call on peace initiative

    Talks among the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on a peace initiative for Ukraine ended early Saturday with an announcement that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart would discuss a proposal to end the fighting in a four-...
  • Rebels and Ukrainian authorities jointly evacuate residents from battle-scarred eastern town

    In the freezing, muddy winter that plagues eastern Ukraine, dozens of buses rolled down a highway Friday, bringing a glimmer of hope to those trapped for weeks in the crossfire of a relentless war. The government-held town of Debaltseve, a key railway...
  • Ukraine's conflict a complicated puzzle

    Ukraine's conflict a complicated puzzle
    Ukraine's president pushed Saturday for a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east, insisting that the conflict must be resolved and not "frozen," and pressed Kiev's case to be supplied with defensive weapons. Petro Poroshenko spoke amid a hectic...
  • Ukraine crisis dominates security conference with Western powers, Russia

    MUNICH, Germany Serious tension consumed an international security conference Saturday as the United States and its allies traded blame with Russia for the fighting in eastern Ukraine, fueling uncertainty about a new diplomatic effort by France and...
  • AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority but must be properly monitored

    The head of NATO said Friday his top priority is supporting French and German efforts to bring about a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, but if a truce is negotiated it must be monitored so the Russian-backed separatists don't use it to regroup and rearm....
  • New US security strategy touting unity with Europe is tested instantly

    BERLIN Even as President Barack Obama released his administration's new National Security Strategy on Friday, noting the threat of "Russian aggression" and the need to work with European allies, two of the United States' most important partners were in...
  • Fighting in Ukraine pauses to allow evacuation of besieged town

    European leaders took their case for a negotiated resolution of the nearly yearlong Ukraine conflict to the Kremlin on Friday as fighting paused briefly to allow hundreds of trapped civilians to escape the latest battleground. German Chancellor Angela...