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Obama Asks Putin to Help Halt Assad Offensive in Syria
President Barack Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin tonight to urge him to use Russia’s influence to halt escalating fighting in both Syria and Ukraine , the White House said in a statement. Shelling has been increasing along the front line in eastern Ukraine, which has laid largely
The Latest: US Diplomat Overjoyed at Ukraine Pilot's Release
U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power says that Washington is "overjoyed" at Nadezhda Savchenko's return to Ukraine
Russian Performance Artist Convicted in Pro-Ukraine Protest
A Russian performance artist known for his radical politically charged performances has been convicted of vandalism and sentenced to 16 months in prison
Muslim Nations Block Gay Groups From UN Aids Conference
Major Western nations are protesting a move to block gay and transgender groups from attending a high-level United Nations conference on AIDS
Russian Lawmakers Back Creation of National Guard
Russian lawmakers have given tentative approval to forming a national guard, with some saying the Kremlin needs it as a tool against possible unrest
Manhandling of Prime Minister Ignites Brawl in Ukraine Parliament During Session
A heated fight erupted in the Ukrainian parliament today after a lawmaker carried Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk off the podium. Yatsenyuk was delivering his yearly report when parliament member Oleh Barna -- from President Petro Poroshenko 's BPP party -- walked to the podium carrying a bouquet
Obama Discusses Syria, Gun Violence in Presidential News Conference
The president spoke on a wide range of issues after saying farewell to Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
President Obama Addresses the United Nations
The president took on a confrontational tone in his speech this morning to the United Nations General Assembly, specifically calling out Russia, China and Iran for destabilizing activities in various world conflicts.
Putin Critic Boris Nemtsov Gunned Down
ABC News' Terry Moran reports on protests in Moscow over the assassination of a top opposition leader.