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  • Ukraine struggles to balance lure of Europe, pull of Russia

    Ukraine struggles to balance lure of Europe, pull of Russia

    Russia is dangling billion-dollar benefits if Ukraine joins a Moscow trade alliance, a move that would scuttle Kiev's chance at an EU free-trade deal.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/05

    Saudi border guards demonstrate their skills during their graduation ceremony near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Kazakhstan's snap elections draw international criticism

    Kazakhstan's snap elections draw international criticism

    International observers point to serious irregularities during the Sunday snap presidential vote in Kazakhstan that resulted in a sweeping victory of longtime incumbent President Nazarbayev.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Pollution

    This NASA Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) satellite image of the Gulf of Mexico obtained on May 28, 2010 shows the extent of the oil released from the Deepwater Horizon spill. The oil can be seen as a sheen on the water surface. It is especially evident when the angle of the sun's light that is reflected off of the ocean surface is equal to the viewing angle of the satellite - called sunglint.

  • In Pictures Spring equinox celebrations

    People raise their arms toward the sun while standing near the Great Pyramid of Cholula in Puebla, Mexico, on March 20. Visitors come every year to the world's largest pyramid near the Popocatepetl volcano to welcome the spring equinox.

  • As world rethinks nuclear power, Russia to invest $9 billion in Belarus plant

    As world rethinks nuclear power, Russia to invest $9 billion in Belarus plant

    While much of the world is questioning investment in nuclear power amid Japan's crisis, Russia announced it will build a reactor in Belarus, where large areas remain closed off due to the Chernobyl meltdown.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/16

    People smeared with coloured powder celebrate Holi, also known as the festival of colours, at a university in Calcutta, India. The traditional event heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

  • In Pictures Faces of Anna Chapman

    This undated image taken from the Russian social networking website 'Odnoklassniki,' or Classmates, shows a woman journalists have identified as Anna Chapman. Along with 10 others, she was arrested on charges of conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign government without notifying the US attorney general.

  • Report: Chinese hackers targeted big oil companies, stole data

    Several oil companies were targets of hackers seeking 'proprietary' data about global oil finds, cyber security firm AcAfee reported Thursday. All evidence points to cyber spies in China, it says.

  • In Pictures Long exposures

    Mount Shinmoedake erupts, as seen from Takaharu Town, Japan, on Jan. 27. Long exposure photography captures images using a slow shutter speed, letting more light into the camera lens and giving the appearance of slow motion.

 
 
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