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  • EU slaps new sanctions on Russia, may suspend them if ceasefire holds

    BRUSSELS/NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - The European Union slapped new economic sanctions on Russia on Friday, but said they could be suspended if Moscow withdraws its troops from Ukraine and observes a ceasefire. Some provisions will make it harder for...
  • Obama's strategy to defeat Islamic State: a coalition of frenemies

    Obama's strategy to defeat Islamic State: a coalition of frenemies
    A month ago, it was difficult to tell whether President Obama's heart was in the fight against the Islamic State, the terrorist group that has seized a swath of territory in Iraq and Syria. His initial statements as the militants roared across the...
  • Obama Seeks Partners In Fight Against Islamic State

    NEWPORT, Wales — The United States and its allies are aiming to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the militant Islamic State organization, President Barack Obama said Friday as he began to sketch the outline of a U.S. strategy that focuses heavily on...
  • Obama spouts lame refrain as Putin bullies Ukraine

    Obama spouts lame refrain as Putin bullies Ukraine
    At his first press briefing after the beheading of American James Foley, President Barack Obama stunned the assembled when he admitted that he had no strategy in Syria for confronting the Islamic State. Yet it was not nearly the most egregious, or...
  • Afghans back U.S. pact but worry it won't end violence

    At least one thing appears to be certain about Afghanistan’s long drawn-out presidential election: The winner will sign a bilateral security agreement with the United States. Both candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have endorsed the...
  • Artillery attack challenges ceasefire in east Ukraine

    Artillery attack challenges ceasefire in east Ukraine
    Ukrainian government forces came under artillery fire late on Saturday near the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, in the first serious violation of a ceasefire declared only about 30 hours earlier. The presidents of Russia and Ukraine had...
  • Four NATO allies deny Ukraine statement on providing arms

    KIEV (Reuters) - A senior aide to Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday that Kiev had agreed at the NATO summit in Wales on the provision of weapons and military advisers from five NATO member states, but four of the five swiftly denied...
  • EU raises pressure on Moscow with tougher sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union tightened sanctions on Russia on Friday over its role in the Ukrainian conflict, restricting access to financing for top Russian banks, defense and energy firms and freezing the assets of senior politicians and...
  • Cameron: 'We will do everything in our power' to find Haines' killers

    Cameron: 'We will do everything in our power' to find Haines' killers
    The extremist group known as Islamic State released a video Saturday that purports to show the beheading of a British aid worker who was kidnapped in Syria near the Turkish border in March 2013. The video, apparently showing the death of David Haines,...
  • NATO countries have begun arms deliveries to Ukraine: defense minister

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's defense minister said on Sunday that NATO countries were delivering weapons to his country to equip it to fight pro-Russian separatists and "stop" Russian President Vladimir Putin. Valery Heletey told a news conference he had...
  • Berlin doesn't know of arms deliveries to Ukraine: Merkel aide

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government has no knowledge of any country delivering weapons to the Ukraine government, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said on Monday when asked about the Ukrainian defense minister's remarks that some NATO countries...