- Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east Updated: Apr-20-14 1:04 pm
- Putin: no blocks to boosting relations with West Updated: Apr-19-14 5:22 am
- Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now Updated: Apr-17-14 5:29 pm
- US senators support Moldova in EU bid Updated: Apr-17-14 5:16 pm
- Turkey increases spy agency's powers Updated: Apr-17-14 2:26 pm
- Text of joint statement on Ukraine Updated: Apr-17-14 1:30 pm
- Kerry: Steps embraced to ease tensions in Ukraine Updated: Apr-17-14 1:01 pm
- Italy again pushes back balanced budget goal Updated: Apr-17-14 12:25 pm
- EU warns Russia against using gas for politics Updated: Apr-17-14 8:19 am
- West slams Russia 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine Updated: Apr-16-14 8:15 pm
- Russian economy hit by Ukraine turmoil Updated: Apr-16-14 11:28 am
- Germany's Merkel calls Putin to discuss Ukraine Updated: Apr-15-14 3:52 pm
- US Senator McCain mocks EU's Russia sanctions Updated: Apr-15-14 1:16 pm
- Bolivia president takes Chile coast case to court Updated: Apr-15-14 11:34 am
- EU agrees to work more closely with NATO Updated: Apr-15-14 11:16 am
- Former Greece soccer captain enters politics Updated: Apr-15-14 10:41 am
- EU lawmakers complete financial system overhaul Updated: Apr-15-14 10:28 am
- Former Greece captain Zagorakis enters politics Updated: Apr-15-14 9:54 am
- French minister in Cuba as Europe seeks opening Updated: Apr-12-14 10:35 pm
- A look at Ukraine's fast-growing Russian gas bill Updated: Apr-11-14 1:08 pm
- EU seeks cheaper power, curbs renewable subsidies Updated: Apr-09-14 7:20 am
- Italy forecasts growth of 0.8 percent this year Updated: Apr-08-14 3:37 pm
- Germany salvages companies' power discounts Updated: Apr-08-14 2:07 pm
- Germany bans Hezbollah-linked fundraising group Updated: Apr-08-14 11:01 am
- EU opens case against Russia over pork import ban Updated: Apr-08-14 7:28 am
BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine - Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state television stations aired pictures of supposed proof of their involvement in the attack that left at least three people dead.
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says he sees no obstacles to improving relations with the West, which are fraught with tension over the Ukraine crisis.
GENEVA - In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.
CHISINAU, Moldova - Four U.S. senators visited Moldova Thursday to lend support to the former Soviet republic's move toward the European Union, while Russian President Vladimir Putin urged Ukraine to end a blockade of the country's separatist province Trans-Dniester.
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's parliament on Thursday approved a bill that increases the powers and immunities of the country's spy agency. It's the latest in a string of moves that critics say is undermining the country's democracy.
GENEVA - Here is the joint statement issued by the foreign ministers of the U.S., Russia, Ukraine and European Union after seven hours of talks Thursday in Geneva:
GENEVA - Secretary of State John Kerry says diplomats from Russia, the United States, the European Union and Ukraine have agreed on a series of steps aimed at de-escalating violence in strife-ridden Ukraine.
ROME - Italy has again pushed back its balanced-budget goal, now aiming for 2016.
BRUSSELS - The European Union is warning Russia that interfering with gas deliveries to Ukraine to apply political pressure would backfire by damaging its reputation as a reliable supplier for the EU.
UNITED NATIONS - Western countries on the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday slammed what they called Russia's "fantasy narrative" on the crisis in Ukraine after a new report on the human rights situation there.
MOSCOW - Russia's economy slowed sharply at the start of the year as the crisis in Ukraine spooked investors into pulling money out of the country. But with Russian President Vladimir Putin still enjoying high popularity ratings, the economic damage is not yet likely to soften his politics in the region, analysts say.
TALLINN, Estonia - Sen. John McCain of Arizona has dismissed the European Union's sanctions on Russia following the crisis in Ukraine as "almost a joke" during a tour of the Baltic countries.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The president of Bolivia has delivered written legal arguments to the United Nations' highest court in his land-locked nation's bid to gain access to part of Chile's Pacific coast.
LUXEMBOURG - Spooked by Russia's actions against Ukraine and what the Kremlin may attempt in the future, European Union defense ministers agreed Tuesday to step up cooperation with the U.S.-led NATO defense alliance.
ATHENS, Greece - The captain who led Greece to the 2004 European Championship title is running for election next month to the European Parliament.
BRUSSELS - The European Union's Parliament on Tuesday completed the biggest overhaul of the bloc's financial system since the introduction of the euro currency, passing laws to minimize the risk and cost posed by failing banks.
ATHENS, Greece - The captain who led Greece to the 2004 European Championship title is running for election to the European Parliament.
HAVANA - A French foreign minister visited Cuba for the first time in more than 30 years Saturday, traveling to the communist-run nation at a time when it is seeking to attract more foreign investment and improve ties with the European Union.
MOSCOW - The amount Russia says it is owed by Ukraine's cash-strapped government for natural gas has ballooned as if by magic - from $1.7 billion at the beginning of April to a staggering $35.4 billion, according to a letter sent by President Vladimir Putin this week to 18 European leaders.
BRUSSELS - The European Union's executive arm is curbing subsidies for renewable energies to help drive electricity prices down.
MILAN - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi's government has approved a budget framework that puts economic growth at 0.8 percent this year.
BERLIN - Germany said Tuesday that it will reduce the number of companies allowed to receive discounts on their electricity bills as part of an effort to satisfy European Union concerns.