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Germany: Putin accepts Merkel contact group idea

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier speaks during a joint news conference with Secretary of State John Kerry, after a private meeting, Thursday Feb. 27, 2014, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) BERLIN (AP) — The German government said Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday accepted a proposal by Chancellor...

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World scrambles as Russia tightens grip on Crimea

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Pro-Kremlin demonstrators dressed in WWII army uniforms and carrying replicas of Soviet Army WWII banners reading, Ukrainian Front, march in central Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 2, 2014 to express support for the latest developments in Russian-Ukrainian...

Netanyahu vows tough line for White House talks

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 30, 2013, photo, President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington. Obama and Netanyahu’s meeting at the White House Monday, March 3, 2014, comes at a...

Separatists blamed for China knife attack; 33 dead

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People light up candles and pray for the victims on a square outside the Kunming Railway Station where more than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives the night before in Kunming, in western China’s Yunnan province, Sunday, March 2, 2014....

Chavez cult no match for Venezuela’s crisis

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE.- In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 file photo, artist Nicolay Shamanika retouches a mural of Venezuela’s former President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela. Heartfelt devotion is a crucial but fading force for Chavez’s hand-picked successor,...

Murder trial of Pistorius to start in South Africa

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 file photo, Oscar Pistorius cries as he prays with his sister Aimee, right, and brother Carl in the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa where he was indicted on charges of murder and illegal possession of...

Chavez cult no match for Venezuela’s crisis

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE.- In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 file photo, artist Nicolay Shamanika retouches a mural of Venezuela’s former President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela. Heartfelt devotion is a crucial but fading force for Chavez’s hand-picked successor,...

China blames separatists for knife attack; 33 dead

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Saturday March 1, 2014, Chinese police officers form up outside a railway station in Kunming in southwestern China’s Yunnan province. More than 10 knife-wielding attackers slashed people at the train station in what authorities...

China blames separatists for knife attack; 33 dead

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Saturday March 1, 2014, Chinese police officers form up outside a railway station in Kunming in southwestern China’s Yunnan province. More than 10 knife-wielding attackers slashed people at the train station in what authorities...

New Egypt Cabinet sworn in ahead presidential vote

March 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

This image released by the Egyptian Presidency on Saturday, March 1, 2014, shows interim President Adly Mansour, center, Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, fifth right, and new interim Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehlib, fifth left, with the new cabinet...