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    Diplomats forge new track to end Syria violence but no truce
    Oct16

    Diplomats forge new track to end Syria violence but no truce

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — New ideas proposed, more talks prepared and no quick resolution in sight for Syria’s agony. A U.S.-hosted meeting of major world and regional powers made only piecemeal headway on creating a new, multilateral track for ending the beleaguered country’s grinding war. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

    Amid Syria’s Violence, Diplomats Produce Ideas but No Truce
    Oct16

    Amid Syria’s Violence, Diplomats Produce Ideas but No Truce

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland—The United States, Russia and seven other would-be Syria mediators ended a 4½-hour meeting Saturday without agreement or concrete steps to match what America’s top diplomat described as the urgent crisis in the city of Aleppo. Instead, the envoys said only that new ideas were proposed and more discussions planned. The...

    Progress Unclear After 4½ Hours of U.S.-Led Talks on Syria
    Oct15

    Progress Unclear After 4½ Hours of U.S.-Led Talks on Syria

    (LAUSANNE, Switzerland)—Back where they started, the United States, Russia and others trying to mediate Syria’s civil war spent 4½ hours searching for a diplomatic process that could succeed where last month’s collapsed cease-fire failed. It wasn’t clear whether they made any progress. With the Syrian and Russian governments...

    As Syria’s War Rages, US and Russia Back at Diplomatic Table
    Oct15

    As Syria’s War Rages, US and Russia Back at Diplomatic Table

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland—Back where they started, the United States, Russia and other international players in Syria’s civil war searched Saturday for a diplomatic process that could succeed where last month’s collapsed cease-fire failed. With the Syrian and Russian governments pressing an offensive against rebel-held parts of Aleppo, no...

    Trump dossier now loaded with previously unknown detail
    Oct15

    Trump dossier now loaded with previously unknown detail

    WASHINGTON — There’s nothing like a presidential campaign to shine a bright light into the nooks, crannies and back alleys of a candidate’s life. And there’s nothing like Donald Trump in the annals of U.S. politics. Some of what’s been revealed about Trump’s predatory personal interactions, business dealings, legal...

    Ahead of Syria talks, Kerry visits Rwanda genocide memorial
    Oct15

    Ahead of Syria talks, Kerry visits Rwanda genocide memorial

    KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — There are no names, no stories on the embankment where a quarter-million Rwandans are buried in a mass grave, memorialized by a simple word: “Remembrance.” But as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday bowed his head at the Kigali memorial for victims of this African nation’s 1994 genocide, it was impossible not...

    Russia envoy: Tensions with US are probably worst since 1973
    Oct15

    Russia envoy: Tensions with US are probably worst since 1973

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia’s U.N. ambassador said that tensions with the United States are probably the worst since the 1973 Mideast war. But Vitaly Churkin said Friday that Cold War relations between the Soviet Union and Russia more than 40 years ago were different than U.S.-Russia relations today. “The general situation I think is...

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv
    Oct15

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv

    Several hundred members of far-right and ultranationalist groups marked Defenders Day in Ukraine on Friday, marching through Kyiv as a show of support for Ukrainian fighters. The state holiday was set by Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, who declared October 14 Defenders Day in 2014 after Russia annexed Crimea and a pro-Russian insurgency took...

    Merkel Says Open To Holding Berlin Summit On Ukraine Crisis Next Week
    Oct15

    Merkel Says Open To Holding Berlin Summit On Ukraine Crisis Next Week

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she remains open to meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin next week for a summit on the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    All about Trump: A presumed golden touch dims on closer look
    Oct15

    All about Trump: A presumed golden touch dims on closer look

    WASHINGTON — There’s nothing like a presidential campaign to shine a bright light into the nooks, crannies and back alleys of a candidate’s life. And there’s nothing like Donald Trump in the annals of U.S. politics. Some of what’s been revealed about Trump’s predatory personal interactions, business dealings, legal...