The situation in Ukraine looks ever further from the peaceful, or at least contained, solution Western leaders were hoping for.» Read More
HONOLULU— China should act like a regional leader and help resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea without coercion instead of raising tensions, the head of American forces in Asia and the Pacific said Thursday.
*NATO source says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. MOSCOW/ DONETSK, Ukraine, Aug 29- Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a' humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.
*NATO source says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. MOSCOW/ DONETSK, Ukraine, Aug 28- Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a' humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.
One Chinese naval officer has advice for fighter pilots intercepting U.S. surveillance planes last week - fly even closer.
President Barack Obama said there will not be military action in Ukraine, and that there is no current plan to deal with ISIS.
Wall Street advanced to all-time highs while the Russia-Ukraine crisis rose toward a boil, but it wouldn't mind seeing a de-escalation soon.
*NATO source says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. Earlier Poroshenko said he had cancelled a visit to Turkey because of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" in the eastern Donetsk region, "as Russian troops have actually been brought into Ukraine".
*NATO source says more than 1,000 troops in Ukraine. Earlier he said he had canceled a visit to Turkey because of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" in the eastern Donetsk region, "as Russian troops have actually been brought into Ukraine".
Russia has “well over 1,000 troops” operating inside Ukraine, Nato warned. The Financial Times reports.
Obama is preparing to request authorization from Congress for escalated military action against ISIS, The Fiscal Times reports.
Ukraine said on Thursday that Russian forces had entered the country and its Ambassador warned of the threat of a "full-scale war".
Ukrainian Ambassador Dmytro Kuleba says Ukraine is working on a "responsible" reaction to Russia's "first blunt invasion".
Russia has reportedly opened up a third front in Ukraine, in what Western military officials are calling a "stealth invasion." NBC News' Albina Kovalyova provides insight, as well as an update on three McDonald's temporarily shut down.
The Russian attack in an unbreached part of eastern Ukraine is causing panic and retreat in a wide swath of territory. The NYT reports.
WASHINGTON— The Treasury Department on Wednesday sanctioned a leader and a financial network used by a Pakistan- based terrorist group blamed for the 2008 attack in Mumbai, India that killed 166 people. Treasury sanctioned Muhammad Iqbal and Asma Money Exchangers for their suspected ties to Lashkar-e-Taiba.
BEIRUT, Aug 27- Islamic State militants have executed Syrian army soldiers and are holding a group hostage after capturing an air base in northeast Syria at the weekend, pictures posted on social media by supporters showed on Wednesday.
Ukraine released a video of captured Russian soldiers on Tuesday, sharply escalating a dispute over Moscow's alleged backing for separatist rebels.
Colin Chapman, President of the New South Wales chapter of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, outlines the motives behind Russia's military buildup in eastern Ukraine.
John Herbst, Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, says Russia is likely to continue creating instability in Ukraine amid Europe's reluctance to take on a strong stance.
Kurt Volker, Executive Director at McCain Institute, explains why it's important for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to insist on taking Crimea back during talks with Russia.