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Cease Fire Agreement Reached in Ukraine
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A European official confirms that Ukraine and the Russian-backed rebels have signed a cease-fire deal that takes effect in less than two hours.
The announcement -- which confirmed a Twitter posting by the rebels -- came as representatives of Ukraine, Russia, the rebels and…
President Meets with NATO on Ukraine and ISIS
NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of European allies to discuss the West's response to Russia's provocations in Ukraine and Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq.
The meeting will occur Thursday morning on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Wales...
EU to Slap New Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine
BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union official says the 28-nation bloc is set to decide new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warns the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.
Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko said a strong EU response is needed because his cou…
Body in Jerusalem May Be Missing Student
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a body has been found in the same area where a U.S. religious student disappeared last week.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said authorities were in the process of identifying the body.
The body was found in the Jerusalem Forest, the same area where seminary…
Obama Again Faces Congress Question on Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) — One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers.
The move threw his policy into confusion and the strikes were eventually scrapped...

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