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Analysis: Putin likely to ignore West on Ukraine

April 23, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service) MOSCOW (AP) — Since he took over Crimea, President Vladimir Putin has seen his popularity soar and his opposition fall silent. So when the U.S. vice president...

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US: Russia has ‘days, not weeks’ to follow accord

April 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

These printed copies of a presentation released by the U.S. Department of State on Thursday, April 17, 2014, purport to show Russian involvement in Eastern Ukraine. The 11-page document contains images of soldiers in eastern Ukraine that the State Department...

Grim work for families as more bodies discovered

April 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Relatives of passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol sit near the sea at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into the submerged...

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

April 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 17, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Defense Force the Phoenix International Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Artemis is craned over the side of Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield before launching the vehicle into the...

Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

April 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Masked pro-Russia insurgents show a detained man, who reportedly is a member of the Right Sector, a nationalist Ukrainian group, when people gathered at barricades in front of a regional administration building that was seized by pro-Russian activists earlier...

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

April 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Christian pilgrim holds candles at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The “holy fire” was...

4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe

April 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo made from video, two of the four French journalists who went missing in Syria last summer, Didier Francois, foreground, and Edouard Elias, right, leave a local hospital after a medical check, in Akcakale, Turkey, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Four...

Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

April 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday April 16, 2014 photo, Charlotte van den Berg poses for a portrait outside the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, rear, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time...

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

April 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, May 18, 2003 file photo, mountaineers pass through the treacherous Khumbu Icefall on their way to Mount Everest near Everest Base camp, Nepal. An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

April 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Miguel Guerra, a fan of Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, stands with flowers outside the funeral home where the body of Garcia Marquez was taken in Mexico City, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Garcia Marquez died on Thursday at his home in Mexico City. His...