Skirmishes in Ukraine as Russian Aid Convoy Awaits Inspection

Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists skirmished near the Russian border Saturday but there was no sign of the conflict widening a day after Kyiv said it partially destroyed an armored column that had crossed the border from Russia. The [...]

Ukraine Warns Civilians as Troops Close in on Rebels in East

KYIV— The Ukrainian military says troops are continuing to close in on remaining separatist regions in the east, and are warning civilians to evacuate the areas to avoid being caught in the crossfire. Meanwhile, Russia and Ukraine continue [...]

Chinese city bans `burqas, beards` on public transport

London,  China has reportedly banned people wearing burqas, clothes with the crescent moon and star symbol or long beards from public transport in a city in the Xinjiang province. Officials in the city of Karamay have said that the ban has [...]

Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine in Phone Call

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have spoken by telephone about the Ukraine crisis, with Obama reiterating his “deep concerns” about Russia’s increased support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. The [...]

Evolving Ukraine Crisis Tests Obama Foreign Policy

Just hours after reports that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 had been shot down over eastern Ukraine, the stark reality that 298 civilians from nearly a dozen nations had just become the latest victims in a Russian-backed separatist movement came [...]

US, Europe Demand Harsher Russia Sanctions

A senior British official is calling for the 2018 World Cup to be moved from Russia as punishment for the country’s role in the Ukraine crisis, as calls intensify from both sides of the Atlantic for tougher sanctions on Moscow. Deputy [...]

MH17 Crash Investigators Hampered by Fighting in Ukraine

A team of international crash investigators and police officers was forced to cancel a visit to the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane Sunday in eastern Ukraine.  Heavy fighting has been reported between government forces and rebels [...]

Explosions Echo in East Ukraine as Russia Slams EU Sanctions

Fighting neared Donetsk Saturday, and explosions were heard within the rebel-controlled eastern city as the Ukrainian army pressed insurgents who have bolstered defenses after a string of defeats. Russia, meanwhile, angrily criticized new sanctions [...]

Armed Services Chair Blames Putin for MH17

The powerful head of the House Armed Services Committee lays the blame for the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 firmly on Russian president Vladimir Putin. The jetliner crashed in eastern Ukraine July 17 and is believed to have been [...]

Dutch Mourn Victims of Downed Malaysian Plane

Thousands of people lined the roads in the Netherlands on Wednesday, solemnly applauding the slow procession of 40 black hearses carrying the bodies of passengers killed when their passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Some threw [...]

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