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Kerry and Russian Counterpart Meet on Ukraine Crisis

As Secretary of State John Kerry began his meeting here with his Russian counterpart on Sunday evening to seek a political solution for the tense standoff over Ukraine, the federalization of the country was likely to be at the core of the discussion.

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Tensions rise as Myanmar holds census

Buddhist nationalists threaten to boycott tally over fears it could lead to recognition for Rohingyas.

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Kerry seeks Ukraine talks with Lavrov

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US top diplomat flies to Paris to set up meeting with Russian counterpart after Putin and Obama discuss Crimea crisis.

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Qatar’s emir to visit cash-strapped Sudan

The emir will visit Khartoum to discuss “bilateral relations” days after UN reports an escalation of violence in Darfur.

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Putin and Obama Are Talking Again

The Russian president picked up the phone and called Obama today “to discuss the U.S. proposal for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, which Secretary Kerry had again presented to Foreign Minister Lavrov at the meeting at the Hague earlier this week,” the White House said in a … More »

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David Johansen of the New York Dolls on 1970s Loft Parties, Downtown Art, and His Malcolm McLaren Wardrobe

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As told to Jennifer Vineyard We used to rehearse in this bicycle store up on the West Side, Columbus and 82nd. The guy used to rent bicycles in the summertime and then he would have a set of drums and a couple of amps, and we would go in and … More »

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Coming Election Widens Rift in Thailand’s Political Crisis

Antigovernment protesters marched to the prime minister’s home following the announcement that the main opposition party would boycott the national election.

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U.N. Sends Rescue Helicopters to South Sudan as Crisis Worsens

The United Nations said it would rescue personnel from a base in Akobo, and Britain said it was sending a second airplane to the capital, Juba, to help its citizens escape.

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DealBook: Bank of America to Pay $131.8 Million Penalty in Mortgage Deals

The settlement stems from a S.E.C. inquiry into two complex mortgage securities that the bank’s Merrill Lynch division sold before the financial crisis.

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Police Storm Kiev Square as Crisis Grows

After seizing control of a large section of Independence Square, authorities began an attempt to retake City Hall, setting off fierce clashes with protesters.

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DealBook: Regulators Complete Votes on Rule to Curb Bank Risk

The so-called Volcker Rule, an effort to rein in risk-taking after the financial crisis, received approval from all five regulatory agencies writing it.

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The Real Problem with Health Care

Lost in the Obamacare uproar is the fact that America still isn’t as healthy as it should be.

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Fiscal Crisis: Obama Pulls Out of Asian Security and Economic Conferences

President Obama said he would not go to Brunei or Indonesia, the last of his scheduled destinations in a planned trip to Asia.

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Deal with protesters defused tensions in Shanghai

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A series of conciliatory speeches by Zhu Rongji in June 1989 most likely defused a tense situation in Shanghai in the days following the military crackdown in Beijing, according to a newly published collection of speeches the former premier made while city mayor and party boss. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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The Crisis in Rio

Mac Margolis on Rio’s security crisis.

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Death toll from heavy rains reaches 53 in Pakistan

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Heavy rains that caused flash floods and collapsed houses in different parts of Pakistan have killed 53 people over the past three days, a senior disaster management official said on Monday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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North Korean defectors to speak at Hong Kong film festival

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Violence flares in Bulgaria as protests enter 40th day

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Calls grew for fresh elections in the EU’s poorest country Bulgaria on Wednesday after a 40th straight day of anti-government protests turned violent, leaving at least 20 people injured. The clashes broke out overnight as riot police tried to bring out a bus to evacuate some of the 109 ministers, MPs, journalists and others trapped inside parliament during a blockade by some 2,000 protesters. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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