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  • Germany's vice-chancellor backs 'federalization' in Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's vice chancellor has spoken out for a "federalization" of Ukraine once fighting between Ukrainian and Russian separatist forces in the eastern part of the country has ended. Chancellor Angela Merkel said, however, that...
  • U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions

    U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions
    The United States demanded Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission on Friday, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbor and threatening more sanctions. Moscow,...
  • German lawmakers call for new EU sanctions on Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe should respond to the apparent escalation of the conflict in Ukraine by agreeing to further sanctions against Russia at a European Union summit this weekend, two senior German lawmakers close to Chancellor Angela Merkel told...
  • Probably no breakthrough in Putin-Poroshenko talks, Steinmeier says

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday there was probably no breakthrough in Tuesday's talks in Minsk between Russia President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko. But he told a news...
  • Germany steps up fight against far right after neo-Nazi murders

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has drafted legislation to help prevent a repeat of a racist murder spree by a neo-Nazi cell in 2011, giving a bigger role to federal prosecutors and allowing courts to focus more on xenophobic motives. The killings shocked...
  • Shades of France

    Shades of France's notorious Third Republic! The latest French government has been summarily dismissed after only six painful months. It was certainly time for a change. President Fran├žois Hollande's poll ratings have plumbed new depths at 17 percent,...
  • Draghi calls for fiscal help, hears busy signal: James Saft

    (Reuters) - It may well be a big deal that Mario Draghi is now talking fiscal stimulus, but the unlikeliness of this happening only underscores that he'll be forced to do more with monetary policy. The European Central Bank president delivered a ground-...
  • U.S. spies first, Germany spies back

    To the editor: Sometimes, significant news does not make major headlines. This article reports that Germany's foreign intelligence spied on NATO ally Turkey and also "inadvertently" listened to telephone calls made by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry...
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid trucks reach rebel city

    MOSCOW Ukraine accused Moscow of a "direct invasion" after the first Russian humanitarian aid trucks on Friday reached the eastern rebel-held city of Luhansk, reports said. Some 150 trucks earlier crossed into Ukrainian territory from a border checkpoint...
  • Russia sends tanks and troops into Ukraine, seizes a strategic town

    Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town on the road to the heavily militarized Crimean peninsula in a brazen display of support for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian...
  • Russia Widely Condemned For Sending Trucks Into Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government's consent, drawing widespread condemnation Friday for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....