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Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now

GENEVA | In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.

April 17, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Secretary of State John Kerry, accompanied by European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton, speaks to the media after attending a quadrilateral meeting between representatives of the US, Ukraine, Russia and the European Union about the ongoing situation in Ukraine, Thursday, April 17,…

April 17, 2014 4:27 pm
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the media after attending a quadrilateral meeting between representatives of the US, Ukraine, Russia and the European Union about the ongoing situation in Ukraine, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Geneva. Top diplomats from the US, European Union, Russia a…

April 17, 2014 4:27 pm
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a televised call-in show with the nation in Moscow, Thursday, April 17, 2014. President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the tr…

April 17, 2014 4:27 pm
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The president spoke about health care overhaul and the situation in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

April 17, 2014 4:27 pm
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

FILE - This Feb. 7, 2014 file photo shows Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel holds a briefing at the Pentagon. The U.S. will send medical supplies, helmets and other non-lethal aid to the Ukrainian military in response to Russia’s “dangerously irresponsible” efforts to destabilize the country, Ha…

April 17, 2014 4:27 pm
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before a bilateral meeting to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine as diplomats from the U.S., Ukraine, Russia and the European Union gather for discussions in Geneva Thursday, April 17, 20…

April 17, 2014 4:27 pm
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

President Barack Obama arrives in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014, where he spoke about health care overhaul and the situation in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

April 17, 2014 4:27 pm
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The president spoke about health care overhaul and the situation in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

April 17, 2014 4:27 pm
Cash-strapped Hamas turns to e-bullets

Cash-strapped Hamas turns to e-bullets

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | In a long hallway that looks more like a videogame arcade than a military base, Hamas security forces are holding target practice using assault rifles fitted with lasers — all without firing a bullet.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
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