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  • Call for justice interrupts former Nazi guard's quiet life in U.S.

    Call for justice interrupts former Nazi guard's quiet life in U.S.
    He didn't run, he didn't disappear. The former Nazi lived peacefully in a Philadelphia row house, sometimes feeding treats to his neighbor's dog. Johann Breyer's true identity had stopped being a secret decades ago, at least to the U.S. government and...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • Petro Poroshenko taking the reins of a deeply divided Ukraine

    "Welcome to hell." That was acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk's greeting to fellow citizens when he was named in late February to hold the besieged and indebted country together until a new president could be elected. But even with...
  • Ukraine's new president vows to pursue peace

    Ukraine's new president vows to pursue peace
    As skirmishing with pro-Russia separatists continued in eastern Ukraine, billionaire Petro Poroshenko was sworn into office Saturday as the fifth president of post-Soviet Ukraine. The 48-year-old chocolate magnate offered a peace plan to resolve the...
  • Ukraine leader calls for 'resolute response' after plane shot down

    Ukraine leader calls for 'resolute response' after plane shot down
    One week into office and facing the largest loss of life among Ukraine's forces in a single attack by separatists, the country's new president met Saturday with his security chiefs and called on them "to regain Ukrainian control over the state border...
  • Foreign travel: State Department warnings on Ukraine, Kenya and more

    The U.S. State Department has issued several travel warnings in the last month, some a surprise, some less so. It also issued a Worldwide Caution on April 10, telling Americans to stay constantly alert because of terrorist threats. To read the full text,...
  • Russia-China gas deal signals growing ties between former foes

    Russia-China gas deal signals growing ties between former foes
    A landmark natural gas deal with China offers Russia an alternative to markets in European countries angered by the Kremlin's stance on Ukraine, and highlights growing ties between the former rivals at a time when they are both at odds with Washington....
  • Village festivals the heart and soul of Italy

    CERRETO, Italy — Think of an Italian summer and you think of azure seas, sun-splashed beaches, cool mountains cupping dark lakes and overheated crowds of tourists investigating every museum and ancient church. Things are different in Tuscany as...
  • Info on visiting Berlin

    Info on visiting Berlin
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO BERLIN From LAX, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, British, United and Swiss offer connecting service (change of planes) to Berlin. Restricted round-trip fares range from $610 to $1,269, including taxes and fees. TELEPHONES...
  • Croatia, where water park meets World Heritage Site

    Croatia, where water park meets World Heritage Site
    Some years ago, in the early days of our getting to know each other, my boyfriend told me about one of his most memorable meals, at a restaurant on a rock ledge overlooking the Croatian Adriatic. He had been covering the Bosnian war and had escaped to the...
  • After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back

    After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back
    TOLEDO, Spain — The Jews who flock to the two medieval synagogues in this walled city are tourists, not worshipers. No one of their faith has practiced it in the temples' exquisitely decorated precincts since 1492. That was the year King Ferdinand...
  • Planning your trip to Croatia

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA From LAX, Lufthansa, British, KLM, United, Delta and Air France offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dubrovnik. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1,089 to $1,671, including taxes and fees....