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  • Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed

    Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed
    Ukrainian national security leaders have appealed for a United Nations peacekeeping force in the separatist-occupied eastern regions of the country, but the call was immediately rejected Thursday by the insurgents and their Russian backers. The appeal...
  • Separatist fighters celebrate as key Ukrainian town falls to rebels

    Separatist fighters celebrate as key Ukrainian town falls to rebels
    For the rebel fighters who seized control of this strategic town, Thursday was a day of jubilation and bragging of victory. The retreating Ukrainian soldiers were grim, stunned and relieved to have escaped with their lives as the scope of their losses...
  • 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....
  • The uses, and abuses, of history in the Middle East conflict

    PARIS -- Egypt has just joined the war against the Islamic State in the Levant (also known as ISIL or, in Arabic, Daesh). Its air force has attacked the jihadist army in retribution for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christian Copts held in Libya, whom they...
  • After Jewish cemetery vandalized, French president says anti-Semitism threatens France's foundations

    After Jewish cemetery vandalized, French president says anti-Semitism threatens France's foundations
    French President Francois Hollande said during a visit Tuesday to a vandalized Jewish cemetery in eastern France that the growing number of acts against Jews and Muslims threatens the country's very foundations. Hollande spoke in the small Alsatian town...
  • 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....
  • Another reluctant warrior in the White House

    Another reluctant warrior in the White House
    President Barack Obama's latest war strategy makes one wonder: Is another Woodrow Wilson in the Oval Office debating with himself about how to meet the existential threat that faces him? In laying out his call to Congress for a new authorization for use...
  • In Ukraine, deadly shelling continues hours before cease-fire begins

    In Ukraine, deadly shelling continues hours before cease-fire begins
    Lethal shelling continued to rock towns in war-torn eastern Ukraine late Saturday, in the hours before a Sunday cease-fire began. Seven Ukrainian troops were killed and 23 wounded in attacks by pro-Russia separatists, according to Ukrainian National...
  • Ukraine cease-fire mostly holds; each side accuses other of violations

    The battlefields of eastern Ukraine fell mostly silent Sunday as a shaky cease-fire went into effect, but both sides in the fight between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukrainian government accused the other of sporadic small arms and mortar fire....
  • Copenhagen gunman had criminal past, gang ties, police say

    Copenhagen gunman had criminal past, gang ties, police say
    The slain gunman suspected in the deadly Copenhagen attacks was a 22-year-old with a history of violence and may have been inspired by Islamic terrorists — and possibly the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris, Danish authorities said Sunday. Prime...