08/20/14 12:00 PM
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch historical museum that borrowed some of Crimea's most valuable historical treasures says it plans to hold onto them for the time being, due to fear of being sued if it returns them to Ukraine or Russia. The Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam displayed the artifacts,...
08/20/14 10:47 AM
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. Merkel and her foreign minister,...
08/20/14 09:21 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters on Wednesday scaled one of Moscow's famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine. The dangerous prank, which set Russian social networking sites abuzz, drew a harsh response from the police. The protesters also...
08/20/14 05:16 AM
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam. The regular rumble on the edge of this besieged city in eastern Ukraine is a constant reminder of the government's effort to shell armed pro-Russian separatists out of their stronghold. Rebels give as good as they...
08/19/14 02:46 PM
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000 and displaced another 300,000. Ukrainian President Petro...
By Michael Barone | 08/18/14 12:51 PM
Italy has very low birth rates and one of the world's toughest laws limiting employers' ability to fire employees. Those are goals of the environmental left and the social democratic left. So how well is that working out?
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/12/14 08:41 PM
What if the other guys are mostly shooting their own soldiers in the back, and you are, too? Then laying down your weapon is the right strategy.
By Michael Barone | 08/06/14 02:56 PM
Johnson's re-entry into parliamentary politics significantly increases the Conservatives' chances for victory next year.
By Austin Bay | 08/06/14 11:07 AM
Arming a geopolitical foe is a grave mistake, especially one led by a cunning and utterly amoral character like Vladimir Putin.
By Walter Williams | 08/05/14 11:57 AM
Navi Pillay, U.N. high commissioner for human rights, has accused both Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the Gaza conflict.
By Philip Klein | 09/17/14
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