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Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

August 29, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armore... more »»

 
 
 
Icelandic officials say eruption near Bardarbunga

August 29, 2014

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been... more »»

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

August 29, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1. more »»

EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions

August 29, 2014

MILAN (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Friday were set to weigh adopting a tougher stance on the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia. more »»

With a splat, paintball fires into Afghanistan

August 29, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The hidden gunman, dressed in long green coveralls and a SWAT-team-style vest and helmet, looks ominous as he takes aim and fires off a short burst. more »»

India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visit

August 29, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and India both have much to gain from a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than a dozen Indian steel, energy and IT tycoons that begins Saturday in the ancient... more »»

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

August 29, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Iran confirms US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

August 29, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy confirmed in remarks published Friday that a U.. more »»

German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

August 29, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon. more »»

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

August 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict. more »»

Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

August 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. more »»

UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

August 29, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. more »»

UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

August 29, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. more »»

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

August 29, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and... more »»

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

August 29, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. more »»

Russia replies to Canada's colorful map tweet

August 29, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia. more »»

UN Security Council members lament Ukraine crisis

August 28, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. more »»

A brother seeks answers in 'The Look of Silence'

August 28, 2014

VENICE, Italy (AP) — What is it like to look into the eyes of the men who killed your brother and went unpunished?

It's almost impossible to imagine, but "The Look of Silence" provides a... more »»

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

August 28, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and... more »»

Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

August 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear... more »»

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

August 28, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. more »»

 
 

Monarchs & Margaritas August 29, 2014

Monarchs & Margaritas, Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Jamestown, 1600 Riverside Road.5-7 p.m.: Enjoy refreshments and (adult) beverages at this sneak preview of Audubon's Monarch Butterfly Festival. Limited participation. more »

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