Mine kills American OSCE monitor in Ukraine

Apr 24, 2017

Mine kills American OSCE monitor in Ukraine

An American member of the OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine died Sunday and two others were wounded when their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the separatist Luhansk region. The mission’s deputy head, Alexander Hug, said the member killed was from ...

Apr 23, 2017

Strike hits makeshift Syria 'cave' hospital: monitor

A warplane on Saturday attacked a makeshift hospital set up in a cave in the northern Syrian province of Idlib, causing massive damage and wounding several staff, a monitor said. The head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was not ...

Apr 22, 2017

Russian bombers detected off Alaska coast four times in recent days

The U.S. military says Russian military aircraft have approached the coast of Alaska four times this week, and U.S. fighter jets intercepted them twice. The military says the latest incident happened late Thursday, and that F-22 Raptor aircraft and Canadian CF-18 Hornet fighters safely ...

Goodbye Lenin? Russian lawmakers introduce law to get him buried

Apr 21, 2017

Goodbye Lenin? Russian lawmakers introduce law to get him buried

The embalmed corpse of Vladimir Lenin has lain in a mausoleum on Red Square since his death in 1924 but now, a century after the revolution he spearheaded, legislation designed to turf him out has been introduced into the Russian parliament. The communist party, ...

Trump meets Italian leader, talks trade and security

/ Apr 21, 2017

Trump meets Italian leader, talks trade and security

Weeks before President Donald Trump’s first official overseas trip, trade and security matters were top items of discussion going into his meeting Thursday with the prime minister of Italy, one of the two European countries set to welcome Trump in May. Talks with Italian ...