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By Ricardo Mazalan, Associated Press
Talks to stop the fighting in Ukraine have resumed as another attempt to rescue civilians from the besieged port city of Mariupol broke down.
By Nebi Qena, Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press
Russia's deputy defense minister said that Moscow has decided to "fundamentally ... cut back" operations near the capital and another major city to "increase mutual trust" at talks aimed at ending the fighting.
Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized as independent two separatist regions of Ukraine Monday, and hours later ordered Russian troops to conduct what the Kremlin called a "peacekeeping operation" in those regions. After Putin's earlier moves, the United States, the United…
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
A whirlwind week of diplomacy continued Tuesday, as France’s President Emmanuel Macron visited the capital of Ukraine, following a lengthy day with Russia's Vladimir Putin. As Nick Schifrin reports, war in Europe hangs in the balance. But the question remains:…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
France's President Emmanuel Macron's dual meetings with Vladimir Putin Monday in Moscow and Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky Tuesday in Kyiv aimed at finding common ground that could help de-escalate tensions in the region. So what is the French president's vision…
The standoff between Russia and the West over Ukraine sparked a stormy debate Monday. During a United Nations Security Council meeting, Russia accused the U.S. of inciting panic as the U.S. continued to press Russia to de-escalate its troop presence…
By Nick Schifrin
The United States and NATO on Wednesday rejected Russia's demands that Ukraine never be allowed to become a member of NATO, and that the expansion of NATO since 1997 be rolled back. Russian officials said they would study the written…
The United States will soon enter its 20th year of fighting in Afghanistan. Nearly 3,600 American troops have died there, as well as hundreds of thousands of Afghans. But Afghanistan was at war decades before the U.S. invaded after 9/11.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
The announcement on Thursday came in a statement from the Taliban in Qatar, where the insurgents maintain a political office, and also in a statement from Qatar's foreign ministry.
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