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    Senior US Official: Corruption Ukraine’s ‘Second War’
    Mar26

    Senior US Official: Corruption Ukraine’s ‘Second War’

    The United States is closely watching signs of possible major anti-corruption moves in Ukraine involving the forced resignation of a billionaire governor and the arrest of two top state emergency officials. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for the resignation Tuesday of Ihor Kolomoisky, a powerful businessman who had been serving as...

    Decoder: The Plague
    Mar26

    Decoder: The Plague

    The first victim of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was almost certainly a 2-year-old boy in the small village of Meliandou in southeastern Guinea. Since his death in December 2013, the disease—whose previous outbreaks killed at most hundreds of people, and generally in rural areas—has infected thousands of people across West Africa, as well as...

    Ukraine’s stability under threat after dismissal of tycoon
    Mar26

    Ukraine’s stability under threat after dismissal of tycoon

    KIEV, Ukraine — In a major test of Ukraine’s fragile political stability, President Petro Poroshenko’s Wednesday dismissed a billionaire regional ally who had established his own power base near the front-lines of pro-Russian rebels. Kolomoisky, one of Ukraine’s richest men, had been a staunch backer of Kiev, widely credited for...

    Washington and Ankara Need Couples Therapy
    Mar26

    Washington and Ankara Need Couples Therapy

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whom Barack Obama once described as a “close friend,” no longer appears to enjoy that status. Under President Erdogan and his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Turkey, one of the most prominent and long-standing members of NATO, is running out of friends in the West. The Center for American...

    4 killed when bus hit land mine in eastern Ukraine
    Mar25

    4 killed when bus hit land mine in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials say a bus accidentally hit a land mine in eastern Ukraine, killing 4 and wounding 11 people. …read more Source: U.S....

    3 Dead as Passenger Bus Hits Mine in East Ukraine
    Mar25

    3 Dead as Passenger Bus Hits Mine in East Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three people were killed and six injured on Wednesday when a passenger bus struck a landmine in eastern Ukraine where government forces have been battling Russian-backed separatists, Interfax news agency said, quoting police. A local police official, Ilya Kyva, said the bus had been carrying about 20 passengers from...

    4 Killed When Bus Hit Land Mine in Eastern Ukraine
    Mar25

    4 Killed When Bus Hit Land Mine in Eastern Ukraine

    Bus hits land mine in eastern Ukraine, leaving 4 people dead, 11 wounded …read more Source: ABC...

    Heartbreaking Stories Emerge As Germanwings Plane Crash Victims Identified
    Mar25

    Heartbreaking Stories Emerge As Germanwings Plane Crash Victims Identified

    A day after a Germanwings jet plummeted from the sky and crashed in the French Alps en route from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany, heartbreaking details emerged about the 150 people on board, all of whom are presumed dead. Germanwings on Wednesday confirmed many of the passengers’ nationalities — including 72 Germans and 35...

    US Senator Supports Arms Shipments to Ukraine
    Mar25

    US Senator Supports Arms Shipments to Ukraine

    Russia’s relations with the West are at a low point, a senior member of the U.S. Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee said, due to Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula one year ago and Moscow’s continuing support for separatist rebels in Ukraine, especially in that country’s eastern Donbas region. Senator...

    Bus hits land mine in eastern Ukraine, leaving 4 people dead, 11 wounded
    Mar25

    Bus hits land mine in eastern Ukraine, leaving 4 people dead, 11 wounded

    Ukrainian officials say a bus accidentally hit a land mine in eastern Ukraine, killing 4 and wounding 11 people. …read more Source: FOX...