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Presidents of Russia and France to discuss Ukraine crisis in Paris

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, will discuss the crisis in Ukraine at talks with his French counterpart, François Hollande, in Paris on 5 June, the Kremlin has said.<p>The talks will be held at the Elysée Palace in Paris on the eve of a second world war anniversary, and will be Putin's first …

Malaysia defends military inaction on MH370 radar

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Malaysia's defense minister on Monday defended his military's failure to scramble a fighter jet to follow a Malaysian …

NATO: Putin Lying About Troop Pullback

Ukraine warns of 'abyss' as rebel east approaches self-rule vote

MARIUPOL/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian leader Oleksander Turchinov warned pro-Russian eastern regions they would be stepping into the abyss if they voted for self-rule on Sunday in a referendum that has raised Western fears of a slide to full civil war.<p>Barricades of tires and scrap metal …

Son of U.S. Vice President Biden Joins Ukraine Gas Company

The youngest son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, has been appointed head of legal affairs at Ukraine's largest private gas producer — …

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Ukraine to start national talks aimed at easing crisis

With the clock ticking down ahead of Ukraine's presidential elections, it's time to talk. But the pro-Russian separatists at the center of Ukraine's ongoing turmoil will not be at the table.<p>The roundtable talks scheduled to start Wednesday come only 11 days ahead of the elections -- and at a time …

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Missing MH370 Search: Officials Need to Fix Transponders

An underwater drone searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and the Australian ship towing it both have defective transponders, officials said Thursday.<p>The transponders mounted to the U.S. Navy drone Bluefin-21 and the Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield have hardware defects that …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Who has satellite data that shaped search?

Who has the data investigators used to shape their search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and why hasn't it been released to the public?<p>The answer to those questions depends on who you ask.<p>Facing a growing chorus of criticism from scientists and family members who want to see more details about …

Hunt for Flight MH370 Set to Include 'Very Expensive' Other Subs

Help is on the way for the robotic submarine that has been the only vehicle scouring the floor of the southern Indian Ocean for missing Flight MH370, Malaysia’s transport minister said Thursday.<p>For over a month, the U.S. Navy-owned Bluefin-21 searched the remote seabed which is thought to be the …