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Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impact
The Dutch team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft."
EU formally adopts new sanctions against Russia
The European Council has formally adopted a package of further EU sanctions against Russia over its actions in eastern Ukraine, but is delaying the enforcement to assess the implementation of the cease-fire agreement first.
France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
President Francois Hollande's office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow's actions in neighboring Ukraine.
US, allies 'liberate town' in military exercise
Some 5,500 troops from the United States and European allies carried out a mock liberation of a fictional city in a large-scale military exercise Monday.
Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt
A day ahead of a NATO summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued his own peace plan for eastern Ukraine. He's calling on Russian-backed insurgents there to stop "advancing," and he's urging Ukraine to pull its troops out of the region.
Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders
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.
Merkel's Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
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.
Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire
President Barack Obama says "it's too early to tell" how serious reports are of a cease-fire between Russia and eastern Ukraine.
Putin talks with Ukraine's leader, fighting widens
There have been no one-on-one meetings today between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko, although they did sit down with other leaders in Belarus for their first face-to-face meeting since June.
Chinese, Russian media turn Ferguson back on US
Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of a unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, and ensuing protests to fire back at Washington's criticisms of their own governments, portraying the United States as a land of inequality and brutal police tactics.
Ukraine says Russian forces are in major rebel cities
A Ukrainian official says Russian military forces have been spotted in both of the major cities held by rebels in eastern Ukraine.
Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine
AP reporters say convoys of military weaponry and supplies have been coming from the direction of Russia into rebel-held Ukraine.
Russia plans to send second aid convoy to Ukraine
Russia has announced plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, where months of fighting have left many residential buildings in ruins.
Secret US-Russia talks on Ukraine held in Finland
The Finnish Foreign Ministry says that the United States and Russia held secret talks over Ukraine in Finland in June.
UK and Ukraine Crisis
The crisis in the Ukraine hits home for some people living in the Bluegrass. Video Video
Russia claims US drone intercepted over Ukraine region
Russian authorities on Saturday claimed to have intercepted a U.S. surveillance drone over Ukraine's Crimea region, fueling a little more tension to an already terse situation on the eve of a critical referendum vote.
Crimea referendum vote a landslide victory for Russia
It appeared Sunday that the autonomous Crimea region of Ukraine has overwhelmingly voiced their opinion -- they want to break away from their country and rejoin Russia.
Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
Ukrainian troops are fighting to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a major railroad and a highway that leads to Russia.
UK Professor, Ukrainian Pastor on Plane Crash
As we learn more details about the tragic plane crash in the Ukraine, a University of Kentucky professor who is a former American Ambassador, said this is a much bigger problem. Video Video
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