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  • Ukraine president ties tension to opponents' political ambitions

    Ukraine president ties tension to opponents' political ambitions
    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, who went on sick leave Thursday, said he had fulfilled commitments to antigovernment protesters but that conditions remained tense because of the political ambitions of some opposition leaders....
  • Taiwanese riot police clear protesters from Cabinet offices

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — Police in Taiwan fired high-pressure water cannons Monday on hundreds of demonstrators who broke into the country's Cabinet compound to protest the liberalization of trade with political rival China, handing the island president one...
  • Ousted Ukrainian leader Yanukovich laments country's loss of Crimea

    MOSCOW — Ukraine's ousted president on Wednesday lamented the loss of Crimea to Russia as “a grave pain and tragedy very difficult to come to terms with” but insisted the current interim government in Kiev was solely responsible for...
  • Ukrainian panel's probe links previous government to shooting deaths

    Ukrainian panel's probe links previous government to shooting deaths
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Security details and special police with the government of Ukraine’s then-President Viktor Yanukovich were responsible for the deaths of protesters shot in February, officials with the nation’s interim leadership said...
  • Blasts in Egypt strike near riot police; senior official killed

    CAIRO — In the latest sign of Egypt’s growing volatility, a series of blasts went off outside Cairo University on Wednesday, killing a police brigadier general and injuring at least seven people, officials and state media reported. The three...
  • Calm returns to Syrian refugee camp in Jordan after deadly clash

    AMMAN, Jordan -- The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan was under heavy police presence and restricted access Sunday, a day after stone-throwing Syrian refugees clashed with anti-riot police, leaving one resident shot to death, according to official and media...
  • Pro-Russia protesters seize buildings in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators on Sunday seized at least three government buildings in industrial cities of eastern Ukraine, which has been plagued by demonstrations in favor of stronger ties to Moscow. Early in the day several hundred demonstrators...
  • Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot

    Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot
    ISLA VISTA, Calif. — The scene Monday on Del Playa Drive was a curious, uniquely Isla Vista mix: part laid-back beach vibe, part riot aftermath. Beach towels fluttered over cliffside balconies as UC Santa Barbara students enjoyed spring weather....
  • Fewer than 10% cited, held at spring break riot are tied to UCSB

    Fewer than 10% of the more than 400 citations and arrests made during a massive party-turned-riot in Isla Vista over the weekend were tied to students at nearby UC Santa Barbara, authorities said, reinforcing arguments from locals that outsiders were...
  • Baltimore police car reported stolen from Catonsville

    Baltimore police car reported stolen from Catonsville
    A Baltimore police car was stolen while it was parked overnight in Catonsville, Baltimore County police said. A city officer reported the theft to county authorities at 6:41 a.m., Baltimore County police Corp. John Wachter said. The unmarked 2014...
  • As Ukraine's troubles mount, president takes sick leave

    As Ukraine's troubles mount, president takes sick leave
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has taken a sick leave amid the nation's political crisis. “Ukraine's president is on a sick leave in connection with an acute respiratory disease accompanied by high fever,” Alexander...