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  • US lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

    US lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

    Two members of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for tougher Western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored US and European efforts to persuade it...

  • US ground forces to be sent to Poland: report

    US ground forces to be sent to Poland: report

    Poland's defense minister has said US ground forces will be sent to his country to expand NATO's presence there as events unfold in neighboring Ukraine, The Washington Post reported.

  • Vladimir Putin welcomes new NATO head, says better ties with West possible

    Vladimir Putin welcomes new NATO head, says better ties with West possible

    Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed NATO's selection of former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg as its new head, saying on Saturday the pair had "very good relations" but that it was up to the West to improve ties.

  • 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".

  • Scientists find an 'Earth twin', or maybe a cousin

    Scientists find an 'Earth twin', or maybe a cousin

    It is a bit bigger and somewhat colder, but a planet circling a star 500 light-years away is otherwise the closest match of our home world discovered so far, astronomers announced on Thursday.

  • 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.

  • Twitter executives meet Turkish officials amid free speech row

    Twitter executives meet Turkish officials amid free speech row

    Twitter executives met Turkish government officials for talks Monday amid accusations of tax evasion by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a row over content on the social media site.

  • Attack on NATO trucks in Pakistan kills driver: officials

    Attack on NATO trucks in Pakistan kills driver: officials

    Gunmen in restive northwest Pakistan on Monday attacked container trucks carrying supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, killing a driver, officials said.

  • Libya PM quits, says was victim of 'traitorous' attack

    Libya PM quits, says was victim of 'traitorous' attack

    Libya's prime minister Abdullah al-Thani stepped down on Sunday, saying he and his family had been the victims of a "traitorous" armed attack the previous day.

  • Turkey PM threatens to 'go after' Twitter for tax evasion

    Turkey PM threatens to 'go after' Twitter for tax evasion

    Turkey's prime minister said Saturday he will "go after" Twitter, accusing the site of tax-evasion, after it was used to spread damaging leaks implicating his inner circle in corruption scandals.

  • Satellites show Russia mobilizing near Ukraine

    Satellites show Russia mobilizing near Ukraine

    NATO released satellite photographs on Thursday showing Russian military equipment, including fighter jets and tanks, that it described as part of a deployment of as many as 40,000 troops near the border with Ukraine.

  • NATO satellite photos show Russian military build-up near Ukraine

    NATO satellite photos show Russian military build-up near Ukraine

    NATO presented satellite photographs on Thursday it said showed Russian deployments of 40,000 troops near the Ukrainian frontier along with tanks, armoured vehicles, artillery and aircraft ready for action.

  • NATO chief warns Russia against intervening further in Ukraine

    NATO chief warns Russia against intervening further in Ukraine

    NATO's chief warned Russia on Tuesday that it would be committing a "historic mistake" if it intervened further in Ukraine, urging Moscow to "step back" after pro-Kremlin militants seized government buildings in several cities in the east.

  • Russia could achieve Ukraine incursion in 3-5 days: NATO general

    Russia could achieve Ukraine incursion in 3-5 days: NATO general

    Russia has massed all the forces it needs on Ukraine's border if it were to decide to carry out an "incursion" into the country, and it could achieve its objective in three to five days, NATO's top military commander said on Wednesday.

  • NATO suspends cooperation with Russia over Ukraine crisis

    NATO suspends cooperation with Russia over Ukraine crisis

    NATO suspended all practical cooperation with Russia on Tuesday in protest at its annexation of Crimea, and ordered military planners to draft measures to strengthen its defences and reassure nervous Eastern European countries.

  • NATO to bolster forces in east Europe, sees no Russian pullback

    NATO to bolster forces in east Europe, sees no Russian pullback

    NATO studied new steps to bolster its military presence in eastern Europe on Tuesday while saying it saw no sign that Russia was withdrawing tens of thousands of troops from the Ukrainian border.

  • Norway's expert negotiator Stoltenberg to become next NATO chief

    Norway's expert negotiator Stoltenberg to become next NATO chief

    From his youth as an anti-war activist who hurled stones at the U.S. Embassy to his later years as Norway's leading statesman and negotiator, Jens Stoltenberg will take over the reins of NATO with honed skills in both confrontation and compromise.

  • Barack Obama holds G7 summit as Russia tightens Crimea grip

    Barack Obama holds G7 summit as Russia tightens Crimea grip

    US President Barack Obama arrived in the Netherlands on Monday to discuss with six other world leaders how to punish Russia for annexing Ukraine's Crimea region, including possibly excluding Moscow from the G8 club of rich nations.

  • Russia has promised not to attack east Ukraine: US

    Russia has promised not to attack east Ukraine: US

    Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu promised his US counterpart Chuck Hagel in a telephone call on Thursday that Moscow would not assault eastern Ukraine.

  • US warns Russia as forces seize two Ukrainian bases in Crimea

    US warns Russia as forces seize two Ukrainian bases in Crimea

    The United States warned Moscow it was on a "dark path" to isolation on Wednesday as Russian troops seized two Ukrainian naval bases, including a headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol where they raised their flag.

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