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A local resident holds a Russian national flag as lorries, part of a Russian humanitarian convoy cross the Ukrainian border at the Izvarino custom control checkpoint, on Aug. 22, 2014.

Photogallery Despite Protests, Russian Convoy Crosses Border Into E. Ukraine

Kyiv has said if the convoy crosses into Ukraine, it would be considered a 'direct invasion' More

People walk past a sign that reads "Kramatorsk is Ukraine!" painted in colors of Ukrainian national flag, in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, Aug. 9, 2014.

In East, Ukrainians Await Much-Needed Aid

Controversial Russian aid convoy, scores of trucks said to be carrying humanitarian supplies, crossed into country Friday More

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, June 25, 2014.

'Ambiguous Warfare' Provides NATO With New Challenge

Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, NATO has been publicly refocusing on its old Cold War foe Moscow; but today's threats believed to be different More

People walk past a closed McDonald's restaurant, one of four temporarily closed by the state food safety watchdog in Moscow, August 21, 2014

Businesses Wonder Who's Next After Russia Targets McDonald's

Russia's food safety watchdog says it is investigating sanitary violations, but many businesses believe it is really in retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine More

Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare themselves before to carrying an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia, Aug.17, 2014. To try to control the Ebola epidemic spreading through West Africa, Liberia

UK, Wellcome Charity Pledge $10M for Emergency Ebola Research

Expert teams from around the world are being invited to submit research proposals for initiatives that can rapidly investigate new approaches to treating, preventing, containing the disease More


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'Ambiguous Warfare' Provides NATO With New Challenge

Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, NATO has been publicly refocusing on its old Cold War foe Moscow; but today's threats believed to be different
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US Bank to Pay Record Fine of Nearly $17 Billion

Bank of America’s sale of bad housing loans helped trigger world recession
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Businesses Wonder Who's Next After Russia Targets McDonald's

Russia's food safety watchdog says it is investigating sanitary violations, but many businesses believe it is really in retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine
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UK, Wellcome Charity Pledge $10M for Emergency Ebola Research

Expert teams from around the world are being invited to submit research proposals for initiatives that can rapidly investigate new approaches to treating, preventing, containing the disease
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Ukraine Economy Minister Resigns, Cites Frustrations

Pavlo Sheremeta is latest official to resign this month having been put into office after former President Viktor Yanukovych was swept out of office
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Photogallery Ukraine Border Guards Begin Approving Russian Aid Convoy

Ukrainian border guard service says some Russian trucks in the aid convoy are clearing customs
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Multimedia Ukrainian Troops Reclaim Key Town

Official says troops were able to enter Ilovaisk, near Donetsk, a logistical hub for pro-Russia rebels because of its major roads and rail lines
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Video British Fighters on Frontline of ISIS Information War

Security services are racing to identify the Islamic State militant who beheaded U.S. journalist James Foley in Syria. The murderer spoke English on camera with a British accent. It’s estimated that several hundred British citizens are fighting for the Islamic State, also called ISIL or ISIS, alongside thousands of other foreign jihadists. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from the center of the investigation in London.