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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.The brief statement on Wednesday gave no details and there was no imme ...more

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TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — President Barack Obama will stand shoulder to shoulder with Baltic leaders Wednesday in a show of solidarity with NATO allies who fear they could be the next target of Russia's aggression.After arriving early Wednesday in ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping tended to huge bouquets and gunners fired salutes Wednesday as China commemorated Japan's World War II surrender in a campaign to remind the world of Tokyo's historical aggression amid tense ties between the countrie ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's military says it has identified the remains of a soldier beheaded by Islamic militants.The army said Wednesday that DNA tests confirmed the body is that of Sgt. Ali Sayid. The soldier was decapitated by militants of the I ...more

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ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Mongolia on Wednesday for a five-hour working visit with a traditional friendly neighbor amid soaring tensions with Washington and NATO over a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine.< ...more

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing eastern Asia in its ash. But unlike other major v ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine.Andrei Stenin went missing in early August, his whereabouts unknown.The agency's director-general, Dmitry Kiselyov, sa ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Dolly threatened flash floods and mudslides in mountainous areas as it moved in from Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities had readied shelters and suspended school classes on Wednesday.The U.S ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping straightened ribbons on huge bouquets and gunners fired salutes Wednesday as China commemorated Japan's World War II surrender as part of a campaign to remind the world of Tokyo's historical aggression amid worsening ...more

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TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's s ...more