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  • Ukraine president to meet with past leaders, seek end to crisis

    Ukraine president to meet with past leaders, seek end to crisis
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said he would meet with his three predecessors Tuesday in an effort to resolve a political crisis that escalated with the storming of an opposition party headquarters by armed riot police....
  • Ukraine's leader to meet with 3 predecessors to try to resolve crisis

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said he would meet with his three predecessors Tuesday in an effort to resolve a political crisis that escalated with the storming of an opposition party headquarters by armed riot police....
  • Ukraine leaders meet, fail to break stalemate

    KIEV, Ukraine -- The four men who have served as Ukraine's presidents since independence held an unusual meeting Tuesday, but failed to break the stalemate in the country's worst political crisis since its 2004 Orange Revolution. In a nationally...
  • Ukrainian leader calls for dialogue after police sweep fails

    Ukrainian leader calls for dialogue after police sweep fails
    MOSCOW – Ukraine’s president struck a conciliatory tone Wednesday with opponents of his government, offering dialogue after security forces earlier in the day unsuccessfully tried to clear protesters from the capital’s Independence...
  • Ukraine protesters clash with police, demand president's resignation

    Ukraine protesters clash with police, demand president's resignation
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian riot police used force in an attempt to disperse protesters in downtown Kiev on Wednesday, further stoking opposition leaders, who vowed to coax hundreds of thousands into the streets, rejected more negotiations and demanded...
  • Ukraine protesters hunker down, brace for next conflict

    Ukraine protesters hunker down, brace for next conflict
    KIEV, Ukraine — Disabled since birth, Liza Shaposhnik, 27, came to the capital city two months ago from the depressed mining region of Donetsk in search of work. What she found instead is a community that needs and cherishes her — fellow...
  • Cigna Monitoring Operations In Istanbul, Where Thousands Of Protesters Clashed With Police

    Cigna Corp. is monitoring its operations in Istanbul, Turkey, where riot police fired tear gas and sprayed some of the thousands of protesters with water cannons over the weekend. "We are operating in a business as usual mode while monitoring the...
  • France's Hollande pledges order after rioting erupts

     
    French President Francois Hollande pledged Tuesday to use "all means" necessary to maintain public order after rioting erupted in northern France. The rioting by youths in Amiens, in a troubled urban area outside Paris, injured 16 police officers and left...
  • Indian court convicts 32 people in deadly 2002 riots

     
    In a court case that has provided a grim reminder of the sectarian violence that has haunted India, 32 people were convicted of participating in riots between Hindus and Muslims that followed the burning of a train in 2002....
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 29, 2012

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Louisiana, where research students from the the University of Alabama measure wind speeds as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall Wednesday in New Orleans. Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1...
  • South African platinum miners end strike, accepting pay raise

     
    Platinum miners at Lonmin's Marikana site ended their illegal six-week strike after winning raises of up to 22%, in a deal critics warned could ignite a wave of pay demands and wildcat strikes across South Africa's troubled mining industry....