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Russian opposition leader shot dead

By Mickey McLean
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Russia | Boris Nemtsov, the former deputy prime minister of Russia turned opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow early Saturday morning, officials said. The…

Ukraine’s long winter

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | Even with cease-fire and sanctions, the war that isn’t just won’t stop

Midday Roundup: ISIS rampages on as Obama hosts summit

By Leigh Jones & Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Extreme. ISIS militants have reportedly burned to death 45 people in the Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi. The victims are believed to be a part of Iraqi security…

Midday Roundup: Fighting in Ukraine continues despite cease-fire

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Fight on. Despite a cease-fire agreement brokered last week by European leaders, fighting rages on in Ukraine, where rebel groups claimed this morning to have…

Midday Roundup: Russia, Ukraine strike ceasefire deal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Peace plan. Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a ceasefire at Ukraine’s eastern border as part of a peace deal in the war-torn region. Pro-Russian…

Globe Trot: Merkel urges Obama not to arm Ukrainian forces

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Today German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington. She hopes to persuade the United States not to arm Ukrainian…

Civilians flee as rebels gain ground in Ukraine

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | Separatist and government troops agree to a brief ceasefire today to let residents evacuate

Globe Trot: Germany, France make another bid for peace in Ukraine

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Germany and France announced a surprise bid to negotiate an end to the conflict in Ukraine, with heads of state Angela Merkel and François Hollande…

Midday Roundup: Social Security numbers stolen from insurance giant

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unencrypted. Health insurance giant Anthem announced Wednesday it had suffered a cybersecurity breach that compromised potentially tens of millions of…

Globe Trot: On the brink of war in Ukraine

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE:Technically a ceasefire has been in effect in eastern Ukraine since September, but war is looming, as NATO continues to report increased Russian troop…

Globe Trot: Ukraine says Russian tanks rolling in

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: The Ukrainian military said Russia today has sent a column of 32 tanks and truckloads of troops into the country’s east to support pro-Russian…

Cold realities

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | With winter coming, facilities for the internally displaced may not be ready. But churches are working to help, and are growing

 
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