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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, talks with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Nov. 21, 2014.

Biden Denounces Putin's Actions in Ukraine

During Kyiv visit, US vice president urges Russian leader to abide by September peace deal by adhering to a cease-fire, removing military forces from country More

FILE - Ukrainian volunteer fighters are seen holding their weapons in the village of Peski, near Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Nov. 12, 2014.

Russia Warns US on Ukraine Arms Supply

Warning comes day after ranking US official suggests provision of lethal aid could force Russia to rethink its role in Ukraine conflict More

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, center, addresses entrepreneurs from the Middle East during the opening session of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech, Morocco, Nov. 20, 2014.

VP Biden to Visit Turkey to Mend Ties

While US, Turkey are keen to put spat over Biden's remarks behind them, fundamental differences over Syria remain between both NATO partners More

FILE - Jet fighters from the Su-30 SM "Sokoly Rossii" (Falcons of Russia) aerobatic team fly during rehearsals for a show above the Yenisei River in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Oct. 2014.

NATO Scrambles Jets 400 Times in 2014 Over Russian Activity

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says increase in Russian air activity around Europe has not been seen since the Cold War More

Pope Francis delivers his speech during a session of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) second International Conference on Nutrition, in Rome, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

Pope Blasts Food Commodity Speculation

Addressing UN conference on nutrition, pontiff calls on rich nations to share their wealth, denounces waste and unequal distribution of food More


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U.S. congressional leaders have honored the late Czech president, author and freedom fighter Vaclav Havel at a time when his country is marking the 25th anniversary of its anti-communist protests that eventually led to democracy. A bust of Havel was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. Havel's widow Dagmar and Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka attended the ceremony, hosted by Speaker of the House John Boehner. Zlatica Hoke has this report.