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Game Boy Camera Makes For A Whole New Kind Of Street Photography

Photographer David Friedman recently unearthed a set of beautiful black-and-white photos of New York City that he had taken in 2000. The only …

Pro-Russian Separatists Force Hostages to Give Scripted Press Conference

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Masked pro-Russian gunman in Slovyansk showed their softer side on Sunday by releasing a hostage …

The Miraculous Life of Gabriel García Márquez

When Gabriel García Márquez was born, in 1927, in the sleepy little town of Aracataca, not far from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, there were certain …

Literature

Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence continues. The United States will decide within …

Ukraine: Photos show undercover Russian troops

Do a series of photos of gun-toting men wearing green uniforms prove Russian forces are operating in eastern Ukraine?<p>Ukrainian officials point to the pictures in a dossier obtained Monday by CNN, arguing that the images show Russian "sabotage-reconnaissance groups" acting in Ukrainian towns.<p>The …

Russia

Ukraine claims Russian military, intelligence behind eastern unrest

Ukraine's interim government says it has proof that Russian military and intelligence forces are fomenting the unrest that has destabilized the eastern part of that country since Russia's annexation of Crimea last month.<p>The New York Times reports that photos and descriptions circulated by the Kiev …

Vladimir Putin Has Upper Hand as Ukraine Talks Begin

Vladimir Putin portrays himself as a hard man. Judo is his chosen sport. In a judo match, the expert waits until his opponent is off balance, then pounces. This is what Putin is doing in Ukraine. His opponents in this global sparring match are being wrong-footed. A moment of imbalance is fast …

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Ukraine says it reclaimed airport seized by pro-Russia separatists

MOSCOW -- Ukrainian forces launched combat operations against pro-Russian separatists Tuesday and recaptured a military airport in the eastern part of the country, the acting president said.<p>Explosions and gunfire were heard from around the airport, located between the owns of Kramatorsk and …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

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'Violence and incitement': US, allies scramble to ease new Ukraine standoff

The Obama administration and Western allies were scrambling to ease another crisis in Ukraine as pro-Russian protesters seized or blocked government buildings in what U.S. officials said was clearly Moscow's doing.<p>U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power sparred late Sunday with her Russian …