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  • As forces amass, German diplomat tries to head off Russia-Ukraine war

    Germany's foreign minister shuttled between Kiev and Moscow on Tuesday in an effort to avert all-out war between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. NATO's new chief, meanwhile, warned of a "serious military buildup" by Russia...
  • U.N. panel votes for censure of North Korea's human rights 'horror'

    U.N. panel votes for censure of North Korea's human rights 'horror'
    A move by more than 100 nations to send North Korea's leadership to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity advanced Tuesday when the United Nations General Assembly human rights committee voted by a large margin to...
  • Obama remains high-handed -- and wrong -- about Ukraine

    PARIS -- For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world -- whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will...
  • Irán aún pone trabas antes de inminente plazo para acuerdo nuclear: regulador

    Irán aún pone trabas antes de inminente plazo para acuerdo nuclear: regulador
    Irán aún no ha explicado a la agencia nuclear de la ONU sobre sus supuestas investigaciones para fabricar una bomba atómica, dijo el jueves el jefe de la entidad, a sólo cuatro días del plazo final para lograr un acuerdo entre Teherán y seis potencias y...
  • Merkel's tough words for Putin

    Merkel's tough words for Putin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin bolted early from last weekend's world economic summit because, well, he had a long flight ahead to Moscow and he wanted to be fresh at work on Monday and you know how it is. Or maybe there was another reason for Putin's...
  • Greece, Turkey at odds over fuel reserves in Mediterranean

     Greece, Turkey at odds over fuel reserves in Mediterranean
    About 20 years ago, a blip in the centuries of bad blood between them, NATO allies Greece and Turkey came to the brink of war over conflicting claims to an arid Aegean isle inhabited solely by goats, rabbits and sheep. Now, after a sudden burst of...
  • Plague in Madagascar has killed 40, World Health Organization says

    An outbreak of the plague has killed 40 out of 119 confirmed cases in Madagascar since late August, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. The WHO said there is a "risk of rapid spread" of plague in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo where...
  • Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea

    Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea
    Robbers in Guinea hijacked a Red Cross vehicle this week and made off with a cooler containing blood samples from suspected Ebola patients, a senior Red Cross official said on Friday. "No doubt they thought it was something else," Youssouf Traoré,...
  • EU lawmakers consider urging Google to be split up

    EU lawmakers consider urging Google to be split up
    The European Union’s parliament is considering a proposal that pushes for Google’s dominant search engine business to be split from its other “commercial services,” according to media reports. European lawmakers have long...
  • Gotham Award Nominations: 'Boyhood' Scores Four (FULL LIST)

    The Gotham Independent Film Awards set a 2014 race for best feature that includes "Boyhood" and "Birdman," vying for the title with "Love is Strange," "Under the Skin" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Richard Linklater's drama "Boyhood," 12 years in the...
  • Ebola-free: How did Nigeria and Senegal do it?

    Ebola-free: How did Nigeria and Senegal do it?
    International health authorities have heralded Nigeria and Senegal as examples of how countries can beat back Ebola. Both nations reacted quickly when the disease that is still ravaging parts of West Africa showed up within their borders by isolating...