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  • Greek land mine scandal sparks far-reaching investigation

    Greek land mine scandal sparks far-reaching investigation
    Tens of millions of dollars in public funding for nongovernmental aid organizations is under scrutiny after the arrest of the head of a mine-clearing organization accused of embezzling $12.4 million, Greek authorities say. Three civil servants could...
  • 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....
  • Separatists urge supporters in east Ukraine to vote on autonomy

    Separatists urge supporters in east Ukraine to vote on autonomy
    As violent clashes flared anew in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists summoned their supporters to vote Sunday on whether to seek autonomy from the government in Kiev despite widespread condemnation of the rogue referendum and retracted support from...
  • Scores of Europe-bound Africa migrants die in recent boat crossings

    Scores of Europe-bound Africa migrants die in recent boat crossings
    Seeking to take advantage of calmer seasonal waters, more migrants from Africa are trying to cross to Europe from Libya in recent weeks — and more than 100 are believed to have drowned when three boats sank in the Mediterranean. Libyan officials...
  • Eastern Ukraine holds separatist referendum

    Eastern Ukraine holds separatist referendum
    Some residents of this eastern Ukrainian city voted for independence Sunday in expectation of soon having their region annexed by Russia. Others cast "yes" votes as what they considered a first step toward demanding more regional autonomy while...
  • Putin's Ukraine ambitions hinge on allies he can't rely on

    Putin's Ukraine ambitions hinge on allies he can't rely on
    The prospect is alluring: long-term influence over a Russian-speaking corridor linking eastern Ukraine and Crimea, ensuring supplies of electricity, food, jet engines and other military hardware as well as unfettered access to offshore oil and gas fields....
  • Ukraine fighting kills 12 pro-Russia separatists

    Ukraine fighting kills 12 pro-Russia separatists
    At least 12 pro-Russia separatists died Monday in clashes at a Ukrainian border guards base and at the militant-occupied Luhansk regional government headquarters in another surge in fighting before Saturday's presidential inauguration. Five militants...
  • King's abdication announcement sparks monarchy debate in Spain

    King's abdication announcement sparks monarchy debate in Spain
    King Juan Carlos of Spain announced Monday that he would abdicate in favor of his son, sparking fierce public debate over whether the country should allow the crown's passing to another generation or abolish the monarchy. Tens of thousands of...
  • President Obama making reassurance tour of Europe

    President Obama making reassurance tour of Europe
    On the heels of a major speech vowing to preserve U.S. power overseas, President Obama is visiting European capitals this week on a now-familiar mission: reassuring allies that the U.S. has not forgotten its role in guaranteeing their security. Obama'...
  • 2 Ukraine oligarchs speak up for unity, against pro-Russia faction

    You don't amass a billion-dollar fortune in a country infamous for corruption and inefficient industries by ignoring the political winds. No one has more to lose from the campaign by Ukraine's pro-Russia separatists than a handful of men who have...
  • Obama offers military aid to Eastern European allies

    Obama offers military aid to Eastern European allies
    As fresh fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, President Obama sought Tuesday to reassure allies in Eastern Europe with a new offer of military aid to bolster security and counter what he called "provocative actions" by Russia. Obama promised to ask...
  • Obama holds up Poland as model for Ukraine

    Obama holds up Poland as model for Ukraine
    President Obama held up post-communist Poland on Wednesday as a model for its struggling neighbor Ukraine as he warned of "dark tactics" from Russia and vowed to defend a region long trampled by foreign forces. "Here we see the strength of free...