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  • Ukraine peace talks continue; no sign an agreement is near

    Ukraine peace talks continue; no sign an agreement is near
    The leaders of Germany and France closeted themselves with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents into early Thursday in a so-far unsuccessful attempt to negotiate an end to the nearly year-old conflict in eastern Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela...
  • Obama's uncertain trumpet in Middle East, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's outward calm in the face of the peril of Russian adventurism in Ukraine is in keeping not only with his personality. It squares with his dogged determination to extract the United States from what he has decried as a...
  • France's skewed view of free speech

    France's skewed view of free speech
    For some Americans France can seem like a trip back in time, not always in a good way. "In terms of racial progress," writes Joel Dreyfuss in The Root, "France looks more like the U.S. in the 1950s — minus enforced segregation — than America...
  • Ukrainian separatist advance forces mass flight

    Ukrainian separatist advance forces mass flight
    As fighting escalates around the town Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, a growing wave of civilians are fleeing their homes, taking the risk of being struck by stray projectiles on their way, and often leaving family members behind. Prime Minister...
  • Jews, outnumbered by Muslims, suffer under mob rule

    Jews, outnumbered by Muslims, suffer under mob rule
    In the wake of the terrorist attack on a kosher market in Paris, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked French Jews to come home. I don't particularly like that advice. I think it would be a tragedy if centuries of Jewish French culture had...
  • Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall on Saturday to be evacuated...
  • The language of austerity is eroding

    PARIS -- The European Union can see a ribbon of the light of dawn upon the horizon. Years of trudging through an economic slough of despond, guarded by German warders, have left the states of the European Union's south near to despair. This is true of...
  • 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...
  • Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

    Holocaust survivors mark 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing...
  • Japan working with Jordan, others to free Islamic State hostage

    Japan working with Jordan, others to free Islamic State hostage
    Japan was working Monday to coordinate efforts with Jordan and other countries to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group. "We all have one unchanged goal and we will absolutely not give up until the end. And with that faith, we will...
  • Bridge links Brazil to French Guiana, yet doesn't

    Bridge links Brazil to French Guiana, yet doesn't
    As Jose Domingos speeds down the Oiapoque River in his canoe once more today, he passes underneath a mammoth suspension bridge. By far the most imposing structure anywhere near this muggy Amazonian border town, it looms overhead and then retreats behind...