Ukraine began a military-backed “anti-terrorist” operation in its eastern border region where militants have seized buildings as Russia’s Prime Minister said the country risks spiraling into civil war.
The U.S. and European Union deliberated deepening sanctions against Russia for stoking unrest in eastern Ukraine, while President Vladimir Putin said he’s being called on to intervene in the former Soviet republic.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin remained at odds over Ukraine as fighting between pro-Russian separatists and government forces highlighted instability in the country’s east.
U.S. President Barack Obama warned Russian President Vladimir Putin of further consequence over Ukraine after clashes between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in the east of the country turned deadly.
The Senate intelligence committee called on President Barack Obama to make public key sections of its classified report on extreme interrogation techniques used by the CIA after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Senate intelligence committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein said she supports requiring court approval for all searches of U.S. telephone records, setting the stage for a legislative fight over how to rein in the powers of the National Security Agency.
Malaysia authorities said hijacking and sabotage are part of the criminal probe in the disappearance of Flight 370, a mystery now in its fifth day, and the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency said terrorism can’t be excluded.
The CIA searched a congressional computer network in a possible criminal violation and breach of the separation of powers between the branches of government, said the chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee.