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Obama, Merkel to discuss Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Washington Friday for talks with President Barack Obama . The crisis in Ukraine is expected to be high on the agenda as well as Western sanctions on Russia for its involvement in unrest there.
May 2, 2014

Greek antiquities travel to US and Canadian museums

The Greek Culture Ministry will meet with specialists of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC in June to discuss how to best exhibit findings of the Antikythera Shipwreck, now showing at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
April 29, 2014

US Army paratroopers deploy to Poland, Baltics

U.S. Army paratroopers begin joint exercises with their Polish counterparts Wednesday in Poland with additional companies deployed in the three Baltic States in what a Pentagon spokesman called a “tangible expression” of the U.S. commitment to Europe.
April 23, 2014

In Kyiv, Biden expresses support for Ukraine

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on a visit to Kyiv Tuesday, said "time is short'' for Russia to make progress on its commitment at Geneva last week to help defuse the crisis in Ukraine.
April 22, 2014

Miners' descendants to gather for Greek Easter service on 100th anniversary of Ludlow Massacre

Linda Linville climbed down the steep stone steps into the dugout on the southern Colorado prairie Sunday where one branch of her family was wiped out in one day 100 years ago.
The Register-Guard: April 21, 2014

Diplomats say roadmap reached on easing Ukraine tensions

The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers say a deal has been reached on easing tensions in Ukraine.
April 17, 2014

US warns Russia anew on Eastern Ukraine

The United States says Russia appears to be employing the same tactics in eastern Ukraine that were used to seize and annex Crimea earlier this year.
April 13, 2014

Ohio geologists link small earthquakes to fracking

Findings have led the state to issue new fracking permit conditions, the most cautious yet put in place in the nation
Guardian: April 11, 2014

VP Biden speaks to Greek Prime Minister Samaras, discusses economic reforms and Ukraine crisis

Vice President Joe Biden has discussed Greece's economic future and the situation in Ukraine with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras
The Tribune: April 4, 2014

US outrage at Iran's pick of 'hostage-taker' envoy

The Obama administration says Iran's nomination of a former hostage-taker as its ambassador to the United Nations is "extremely troubling".
BBC: April 3, 2014