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Ukraine-NATO alliance years away
At least nine people died over the last day in fighting that has flared in eastern Ukraine as both sides appear to be ignoring a cease-fire proclaimed more than three months ago, news reports from the embattled region said Wednesday.
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Volley of war games reflects rising East-West tensions
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered four days of air combat readiness testing on Monday, the third major military exercise staged by the Kremlin in as many months.
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Most intense US-Russia talks in years bring new commitment to joint efforts
Secretary of State John F. Kerry huddled with Russian leaders for hours Tuesday in wide-ranging talks on the world crises over which they have bitterly differed and pledged reinvigorated cooperation to resolve the disputes racking Ukraine, Syria and other violence-torn states.
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Clear disagreements over legality of Russia's Crimea annex
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the Kremlin on Sunday to pay respects to the millions of Soviet lives lost in World War II and to press Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence with pro-Russia separatists to end the deadly conflict in Ukraine.
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New generation tanks, missiles on display
Glorious spring sunshine splashed Red Square on Saturday as the Kremlin paraded its troops and armor before bemedalled veterans and a depleted audience of world leaders in a Victory Day ceremony boycotted by Russia's World War II allies.
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Saudi-led warplanes carried out an intensive bombardment of Yemen's Houthi rebels on Thursday after the Iranian-backed insurgents ignored a short-lived reprieve and pressed their advance toward the strategic port city of Aden.
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Frustrated with lack of progress in peace talks
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced in a letter to the United Nations chief on Wednesday that he will step down as the world body's special Middle East envoy at the end of June, British media reported, citing unnamed diplomatic sources.
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Second space mishap in less than a month
A Russian Proton-M rocket malfunctioned shortly after it blasted off early Saturday from its ; launchpad in Kazakhstan, crashing in Siberia along with the Mexican satellite it was intended to put into orbit.
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Russia pivoting to China as ties with the West deteriorate
Neither Russia nor China has one inch of coastline on the Mediterranean Sea, which made their decision to hold their first joint naval maneuvers in Europe’s backyard all the more provocative, a pointed demonstration to the West of the global reach of a powerful new alliance being forged by the eastern giants.
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Twelve years on, CIA abuses committed in remote village continue to haunt Poles
If there were screams, there was no one around to hear them.
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Tensions over Yemen spreading in Persian Gulf
An Iranian naval patrol fired warning shots across the bow of a Marshall Islands-flagged container ship Tuesday, forcing the vessel into an Iranian port where its crewmembers were detained, Middle East news agencies and the Pentagon reported.
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U.S. paratroopers on Monday began training the first of three Ukrainian national guard units in an operation intended to improve the fighting capabilities of the irregular troops that have been on the front lines of the year-old battle against Russian-backed separatists in the country's east.
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Senior international affairs writer tapping 25 years' experience as a foreign correspondent in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
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  • University of Washington
    Editorial journalism, psychology, 1973 - 1977
    Russian language and Soviet studies 1980-83
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