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      Barack Obama won’t send guns to embattled Ukraine; backs negotiations
      Feb10

      Barack Obama won’t send guns to embattled Ukraine; backs negotiations

      WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama wants peace negotiations with Russia to run their course before deciding to send “lethal defensive” arms to help Ukraine against the recent attacks by Russian-supplied separatists on its eastern provinces. “The possibility of lethal defensive weapons is one of those options that’s being examined,”...

      Photos: Top images from around the world
      Feb09

      Photos: Top images from around the world

      The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. A Pro-Russian rebel walks past a car destroyed by a rocket during recent shelling in Donetsk, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) A Pro-Russian rebel walks past a car destroyed by a...

      Photos Feb 3: Top images from around the world
      Feb03

      Photos Feb 3: Top images from around the world

      The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. The Italian Air Force aerobatic unit Frecce Tricolori (Tricolor Arrows) spreads smoke with the colors of the Italian flag over the Piazza Venezia as newly elected President, Sergio Mattarella lays a wreath...

      Photos Jan 30: Top images from around the world
      Jan30

      Photos Jan 30: Top images from around the world

      The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. Kurdish Peshmerga fighters surround extremists inside a hotel near police headquarters in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo)...

      Photos Jan 29: Top images from around the world
      Jan29

      Photos Jan 29: Top images from around the world

      The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. An injured Ukrainian soldier arrives at a hospital in the town of Artemivsk, Ukraine, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) Israeli soldiers cry during the funeral of Major Yochai Kalangel...

      Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city of Mariupol
      Jan25

      Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city of Mariupol

      By Peter Leonard KIEV, Ukraine — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack and NATO and the U.S. demanded that Russia stop supporting the rebels....

      Rocket fire hits east Ukraine port city of Mariupol, authorities say at least 21 killed
      Jan24

      Rocket fire hits east Ukraine port city of Mariupol, authorities say at least 21 killed

      By Peter Leonard KIEV, Ukraine — Indiscriminate rocket fire that hit a market, schools and homes Saturday in Ukraine’s strategically important coastal city of Mariupol killed at least 21 people, authorities said. Mariupol lies on the Azov Sea and is the major city between mainland Russia and the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. Heavy...

      U.S. President Barack Obama’s economic miracle not what it appears to be
      Jan22

      U.S. President Barack Obama’s economic miracle not what it appears to be

      WASHINGTON – In U.S. President Barack Obama’s own words, “It has been, and still is, a hard time for many, but the “shadow of crisis has passed.” This somewhat conflicting statement, uttered in the same breath, is one reason commentators are baffled by a state of the union address that seemed more like a campaign speech. While there is no...

      Photos Jan 5: Top images from around the world
      Jan05

      Photos Jan 5: Top images from around the world

      The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. An internally displaced Afghan girl looks inside from a window at a refugee camp in Kabul on January 5, 2015. Wakil Kohsar /AFP/Getty Images A Ukrainian serviceman climbs onto a new armoured vehicle during...

      Russia-led trade bloc of 4 nations faces uncertain future
      Jan02

      Russia-led trade bloc of 4 nations faces uncertain future

      By Jim Heintz MOSCOW — The Eurasian Economic Union, a trade bloc of former Soviet states, expanded to four nations Friday when Armenia formally joined, a day after the union between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan began. The Russian-dominated bloc has been politically controversial and its early days are being overshadowed by the sharp...