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  • Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine

    Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine
    President Obama rebuffed pressure for quick U.S. action in two foreign crises Thursday, declining to label Russia's military moves into Ukraine an invasion and saying that he was not ready to expand an air campaign against Islamist militants to Syria....
  • Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU threatens more sanctions

    Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU threatens more sanctions
    European Union officials will draw up proposals for new sanctions on Russia over its action in Ukraine within a week, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said on Sunday. EU leaders decided at a Brussels summit to ask the EU's executive...
  • Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance

    Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance
    Scotland has voted on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or break the 307-year-old union in a finely balanced independence referendum with global consequences. Its verdict should be clear around breakfast time on Friday. Polling booths closed...
  • France to provide air support in Iraq, but no ground troops

    France has agreed to a request from Iraq to carry out airstrikes on Islamic State forces in the country, President Francois Hollande said Thursday. However, Hollande said France would not go further than that. "There will be no ground troops, and we...
  • 8 bodies, including 3 journalists, found after attack on Ebola education team

    Eight bodies, including those of three journalists, were found after an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman said on Thursday. "The eight bodies were...
  • French jets strike in Iraq, expanding U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State

    French jets strike in Iraq, expanding U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State
    French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring Syria. President ...
  • French warplanes hit Islamic State logistics depot in Iraq

    French warplanes hit Islamic State logistics depot in Iraq
    French fighter jets carried out their first airstrikes in Iraq early Friday, joining the U.S. air campaign against the extremist group Islamic State. Less than 24 hours after President Francois Hollande announced that he had approved a request from...
  • Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism

    Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism
    European Union and NATO officials expressed undisguised relief on Friday at Scotland's clear vote against independence from Britain, but some fretted that the genie of separatism may be out of the bottle in Europe. EU partners had mostly kept quiet in...
  • Playing Russian roulette with airline seats

    In my nightmare, I am squeezed into an airline seat. In the seat right in front of me is Vladimir Putin. The airline seat is, of course, an appropriate setting for the modern American nightmare. The old simile of sardines in a can is no longer...
  • From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande

    From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande
    Supporters of French President Francois Hollande have awoken each morning for the last four weeks thinking things surely could get no worse. Already, unemployment figures remained stubbornly high. Economic growth was close to zero. The president's...
  • New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday

    New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday
    European Union governments agreed on Thursday that new economic sanctions on Russia will take effect on Friday but held out the prospect of canceling some or all of them next month if they believe a peace plan is working. EU ambassadors agreed in...