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No Russia-Ukraine gas deal at EU talks; Moscow queries finances

Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter in EU-brokered talks on Tuesday but agreed to meet again in Brussels in a week in the hope of ironing out problems over Kiev's ability to pay.

Explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city as fighters ignore cease-fire, death toll rises

A report by Ukraine's parliament revealed Monday that more than 300 soldiers were killed during a weeks-long battle that marked a crushing setback in the military campaign to root out pro-Russian separatist forces in the east.

Canada PM: St-Jean-sur-Richelieu hit-and-run man 'radicalised'

A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised" and was known to security officials, Canada's prime minister has said.

Hong Kong protests: CY Leung 'foreign link' claim denied

Pro-democracy activists have strongly denied Hong Kong leader CY Leung's claim that "external forces" are involved in protests in the territory.

Send Books Not Drones: Malala Yousafzai On Nobel Win, Continuing Fight For Girls' Education

Malala Yousafzai was in chemistry class when a teacher informed her she had won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Perhaps as amazing as her historic win was the youngest ever laureate’s next move — she stayed in class.

Sweden’s Submarine Hunt Evokes Cold War Memories

Swedes awoke Monday to headlines that could have been lifted straight out of the 1980s as the Nordic country’s hunt for foreign submarines off its east coast went into a fourth day.

On Jordan-Syria border, a forced coexistence spurs bullying among children

As Syrian refugees and their Jordanian hosts struggle to make ends meet in a stressed economy, tensions are boiling over into their kids’ worlds.

Pentagon says it has spent $424 million so far in its counter-IS campaign in Iraq and Syria

The Pentagon says it has spent $424 million so far in its military campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.

U.S. involved in seven air strikes on Islamic State targets

U.S. military forces carried out four air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria on Monday and Tuesday and were joined by partner nations in three attacks in Iraq, the U.S. Central Command said.