Arrest Warrant Issued for Deposed Ukrainian President Yanukovych

Ukraine’s interim Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has issued a warrant for the arrest of the country’s former President Viktor Yanukovych on a charge of  “mass murder of peaceful civilians,” according to AP. The news agency reported earlier on Monday that the deposed leader had last been seen in “Sevastopol, a port on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula that is the home of […]

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Mexico’s Sinaloa Drug Chief Arrested

The head of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico, the Associated Press has learned. A senior U.S. law enforcement official said Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was taken alive overnight in the beach resort town. The official was not authorized to discuss the arrest and spoke on condition of anonymity. Guzman, 56, […]

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Ukraine Moves Closer to Civil War

By mid-morning in Kiev, the bodies of dead Ukrainians were piled up in two crooked rows at the edge of Independence Square, the protest camp known as the Maidan, which now resembles a war zone. Only the previous night, President Viktor Yanukovych had called a truce in the fighting that had taken dozens of lives earlier this week. But before […]

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The Dalai Lama Will Meet With Obama at the White House

President Barack Obama will meet with the Dalai Lama on Friday as part of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader’s three-week tour of the United States. The meeting will occur 10:00 a.m. Friday in the White House’s map room. “The President will meet the Dalai Lama in his capacity as an internationally respected religious and cultural leader,” National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said […]

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Ukraine Revolution Erupts in New Wave of Violence

The revolution in Ukraine, now nearly three months old, has erupted in a new wave of violence. On Tuesday morning, huge columns of protestors marched out from their barricaded encampment in the center of the capital, Kiev, and surrounded the parliament building while the chamber was in session. Police responded with stun grenades and rubber bullets, while protestors reportedly set […]

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