Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.
Turkey's Erdogan sworn in as president
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan took the oath office as Turkey's first popularly elected president on Thursday, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another five years, and promptly appointed his close ally to form a new government.
France rules out Assad as partner in terror fight
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Thursday ruled out an international partnership with Syria's leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad would play into the militants' hands.
Somalia asks UN court to set maritime boundary
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Somalia has asked the United Nations' highest court to determine the maritime boundary it shares in the Indian Ocean with east African neighbor Kenya.
Ukraine's president calls on country to resist panic in wake of Russian forces' entry
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president calls on country to resist panic in wake of Russian forces' entry.
Dutch police: Suspected jihad recruiters arrested
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say they have arrested two men suspected of recruiting people to fight in Syria and Iraq, the latest arrests in a long-running investigation into home-grown jihadis heading to the Middle East.
Ukraine security spokesman says 2 columns of tanks from Russia have entered strategic town
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine security spokesman says 2 columns of tanks from Russia have entered strategic town.
Finland suspects Russian airspace violation
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's Defense Ministry said it suspects a Russian military aircraft on Thursday violated Finnish airspace — the third such incident in six days.
France suggests Europe could help as Gaza monitor
PARIS (AP) — France's president called on the international community to help enforce the cease-fire in Gaza, suggesting Thursday that Europe could play a role in monitoring the dismantling of tunnels dug by Hamas militants as well as helping to secure gateways between Gaza and Egypt and Israel.
Germanwings pilots to go on strike Friday
BERLIN (AP) — German airline pilots said they will go on strike after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed Thursday over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement benefits.
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