In book, Clinton dishes out insider's view of Putin

Jun 10, 2014

In book, Clinton dishes out insider's view of Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin remains “fixated” on reviving the Soviet empire, Hillary Rodham Clinton writes about the strongman in her new book. The former secretary of state presides Tuesday over the closely-managed rollout of her new memoir, “Hard Choices,” which many observers interpret as ...

Jun 10, 2014

Sides battle for Ukraine-Russia border

Ukrainian border guards stand grim-faced and nervous at the remote Marynivka checkpoint on the frontier with Russia, fearing an attack by pro-Moscow separatists at any time. Last week they fought off an assault by up to 150 rebels seeking control over supply routes from ...

Poroshenko sworn in as Ukraine's president

Jun 7, 2014

Poroshenko sworn in as Ukraine's president

Ukraine’s new president on Saturday called for dialogue with the country’s east, gripped by a violent separatist insurgency, and for armed groups to lay down their weapons but said he won’t talk with rebels he called “gangsters and killers.” Petro Poroshenko’s inaugural address after ...

Jun 7, 2014

Missing U.K. pensioner found attending French D-Day events

An 89-year-old British World War II veteran who went missing from his retirement home was found in France enjoying a D-Day anniversary get-together with former comrades, police said Friday. Bernard Jordan slipped out of The Pines care home in the seaside town of Hove, ...

Putin meets with Ukraine president-elect at French D-Day event

Jun 7, 2014

Putin meets with Ukraine president-elect at French D-Day event

The leaders of Russia and Ukraine held their first talks Friday since Moscow annexed Crimea, airing ways to end their four-month conflict in a brief encounter during commemorations in France of the World War II D-Day landings. French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor ...