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Men look at the covered bodies of victims at a site hit by shelling in Donetsk, Ukraine, Jan. 30, 2015.

13 Soldiers Killed in Eastern Ukraine

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FILE - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, rejected the prospect of debt relief for Athens, adding to tensions between internatioanl investors and radical new Greek government until Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, tamped down the rhetoric b

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Pope Francis delivers his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, Feb. 1 2015.

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'Everything was fine' before the fighting. 'We want peace, peace and peace,' says a resident of Papasna, frighteningly close to front line More

Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the trophy after defeating Andy Murray of Britain in during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Feb. 1, 2015.

Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open Tennis Men's Title

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Video Spy Murder Probe Likely to Further Strain British-Russian Relations

Relations between Russia and the West are set to become even more strained amid an inquiry in London into the murder of a former Russian spy. Lawyers at the inquiry accuse Russian President Vladimir Putin of directing a "mafia state." Meanwhile, Royal Air Force fighters intercepted Russian bombers close to British airspace this week, prompting authorities to summon Moscow’s ambassador. Henry Ridgwell reports.