Berlin Airlift remembered, key moment in Cold War

Europe 05/12/19, 06:02

Berliners on Sunday celebrated the 70th anniversary of the day the Soviets lifted their blockade strangling West Berlin in the post-World War II years with a big party at the former Tempelhof airport in the German capital. Among the invited guests ...

Stoltenberg: NATO doesn’t want a new Cold War

Europe 03/01/19, 05:32

NATO's secretary-general has warned that Russia's violation of a key Cold War-era treaty is one of the most pressing security challenges for the alliance.Jens Stoltenberg urged Russia to return to compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, which has ...

Update: US leaving arms control treaty with Russia

Politics 02/01/19, 08:49

The Latest on the Trump administration's decision to pull out of a U.S.-Russia arms control treaty (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the U.S. is pulling out of a treaty with Russia that's been a ...

‘Roma,’ ‘Cold War’ among foreign-language Oscar nominees

Entertainment 01/22/19, 09:11

Films from Mexico, Poland, Lebanon, Japan and Germany are competing in the Academy Awards race for best foreign-language film.Five nominees announced Tuesday include Alfonso Cuaron's Mexican memory masterpiece, "Roma," Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski's black-and-white period drama "Cold War" and Lebanese ...

A star-making role for Joanna Kulig in ‘Cold War’

Entertainment 12/26/18, 12:36

Actress Joanna Kulig is making waves in Hollywood with her star-making turn in the romantic drama "Cold War."Critics have called the 36-year-old the "Polish Jennifer Lawrence" and compared her to 1960s-era Jeanne Moreau.In the film, which has been short-listed for ...

Dukakis credits Bush with helping to end Cold War

Opinion 12/01/18, 14:11

Former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis, who lost to George H.R. Bush in the 1988 presidential election, said Saturday that his former political foe's legacy was his effort to help end the Cold War. "Obviously we disagreed pretty strongly on domestic policy ...

Gorbachev lauds Bush for political abilities, character

Europe 12/01/18, 06:44

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday expressed his "deep condolences" to the family of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and all Americans following his death.Gorbachev worked closely with Bush to bring an end to the Cold War in ...

Russia warns US against deploying new missiles to Europe

Europe 11/26/18, 07:33

A senior Russian diplomat warned Monday that the planned U.S. withdrawal from a Cold War-era arms control pact could critically upset stability in Europe.Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Monday that if the U.S. deploys intermediate-range missiles in Europe after ...

Cuban president arrives in Russia for economic talks

Europe 11/01/18, 14:58

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel arrived in Russia on Thursday for talks expected to focus on expanding economic ties between the two nations.As part of his three-day state visit, Diaz-Canel is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the ...

NATO chief: Both sides expected to behave despite drills

Europe 10/30/18, 09:01

NATO's secretary-general said Tuesday he is confident that both the Western military alliance and Russia "will act in a respectable way" as the two sides hold drills in the same area in waters off Norway's coast.Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday as ...

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