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  • Japan PM sends offering to controversial Shrine: report

    Japan PM sends offering to controversial Shrine: report

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine, seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, media reported on Monday, a move likely to further strain ties with China and South Korea.

  • Ukraine rebels call for Russian troops after deadly gunfight

    Ukraine rebels call for Russian troops after deadly gunfight

    Pro-Kremlin rebels in east Ukraine appealed on Sunday for Russian "peacekeepers" to sweep in after a deadly gunfight killed at least two of their militants, shattering an Easter truce and sparking "outrage" in Moscow.

  • In Cold War echo, Obama strategy writes off Putin

    In Cold War echo, Obama strategy writes off Putin

    The US President once nursed dreams of forging a new partnership with Russia. Now the question is how much of the relationship can be saved.

  • Ukraine in 'pivotal period' as deal stalls, US warns Russia

    Ukraine in 'pivotal period' as deal stalls, US warns Russia

    Russia was under intense US pressure on Saturday to convince pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine to give up eastern towns they are occupying, after Washington said the situation in the former Soviet republic was in a "pivotal period".

  • What to expect when a Clinton is expecting

    What to expect when a Clinton is expecting

    Here is what to expect now that Chelsea Clinton is expecting: Her child, due in the fall, will arrive just months before Hillary Clinton may announce her next run for president.

  • Russia warns US against further sanctions as Ukraine deal stalls

    Russia warns US against further sanctions as Ukraine deal stalls

    Russia said its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by Moscow-backed rebels in the former Soviet republic.

  • Russia warns US, declares military near Ukraine as deal stalls

    Russia warns US, declares military near Ukraine as deal stalls

    Russia declared on Friday that its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a deal it had struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by rebels it backs in the former Soviet republic.

  • Pro-Russian militants in Ukraine defiant despite deal

    Pro-Russian militants in Ukraine defiant despite deal

    Pro-Russian rebels kept their grip on seized government buildings in Ukraine on Friday, a day after Kiev struck a deal with Russia and the West aimed at easing the crisis in the ex-Soviet republic.

  • Presidents, celebrities mourn writer Garcia Marquez

    Presidents, celebrities mourn writer Garcia Marquez

    Presidents, writers and celebrities mourned the death of Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Thursday, bidding farewell to the 87-year-old giant of Latin American literature.

  • Russia, West reach deal on Ukraine crisis but Barack Obama cautious

    Russia, West reach deal on Ukraine crisis but Barack Obama cautious

    Russia, Ukraine and the West reached a surprise deal on Thursday aimed at easing the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War, but US President Barack Obama cautioned it was uncertain if Moscow would stand by the agreement.

  • Runaway spy Edward Snowden is surprise guest on Vladimir Putin phone-in

    Runaway spy Edward Snowden is surprise guest on Vladimir Putin phone-in

    Edward Snowden, the fugitive former US spy agency contractor who leaked details of US intelligence eavesdropping, made a surprise appearance on a TV phone-in hosted by Vladimir Putin on Thursday, asking the Russian president if his country also tappe...

  • Bloodshed in eastern Ukraine heightens fear as talks start

    Bloodshed in eastern Ukraine heightens fear as talks start

    Pro-Russian separatists attacked a base of the Ukrainian national guard in an eastern city overnight and Kiev said three of the militants were killed, bloodshed likely to overshadow crisis talks in Geneva.

  • Russia, Ukraine sit down for crisis talks

    Russia, Ukraine sit down for crisis talks

    Russia and Ukraine sit down for high-stakes talks in Geneva on Thursday, seeking to ease the crisis in the former Soviet republic after the US warned Moscow it must make concessions or face fresh sanctions.

  • Vladimir Putin risks upstaging talks on defusing Ukraine crisis

    Vladimir Putin risks upstaging talks on defusing Ukraine crisis

    Foreign ministers from East and West will try to defuse the Ukraine crisis on Thursday in Geneva, once frequently the scene of Cold War negotiations, but will risk being upstaged by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • US-based Indians in Gujarat to campaign for Narendra Modi

    US-based Indians in Gujarat to campaign for Narendra Modi

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has found supporters away from India, as a group of US-based non-resident Indians (NRIs), who had raised funds for Barack Obama during the 2012 US presidential elections, have come to India to root for ...

  • Ukraine launches 'gradual' operation, action limited

    Ukraine launches 'gradual' operation, action limited

    Ukrainian forces launched a "special operation" on Tuesday against separatist militia in the Russian-speaking east, authorities said, although aside from a landing by airborne troops the action was limited.

  • Separatists tighten grip on east Ukraine, Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin talk

    Separatists tighten grip on east Ukraine, Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin talk

    Pro-Russian separatists on Monday ignored an ultimatum to leave occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine and instead seized more buildings as the government failed to follow through on a threatened military crackdown.

  • Police in US classify Jewish shooting as hate crime

    Police in US classify Jewish shooting as hate crime

    An alleged anti-Semite who fatally shot three people at a Jewish center and retirement home in Kansas will be prosecuted for hate crimes, police said on Monday.

  • Religious violence has no place in US: Barack Obama

    Religious violence has no place in US: Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama warned on Monday that religious violence had no place in US society after a gunman with alleged anti-Semitic ties killed three people at a Jewish center and retirement home.

  • Disclosing software vulnerabilities is in national interest: White House

    Disclosing software vulnerabilities is in national interest: White House

    The statement, made on Saturday, elaborated that vulnerabilities will be withheld if there is a clear national security of law enforcement need.

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