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CHERTKOVO, Russia/ MELOVE, Ukraine | Border village grinds to a halt amid Ukraine-Russia tensions

CHERTKOVO, Russia/ MELOVE, Ukraine  — On the map, Chertkovo and Melove is one village, crossed by railroad tracks and a main road called the Friendship of Peoples Street. That slogan still rings true for many locals, but is being sorely tested by the animosity between their two nations, Russia and Ukraine. On the streets, villagers … Continue reading CHERTKOVO, Russia/ MELOVE, Ukraine | Border village grinds to a halt amid Ukraine-Russia tensions

KARAWANG, Indonesia | The Latest: Pope offers condolences for Indonesia crash

KARAWANG, Indonesia  — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Pope Francis has conveyed his condolences to those affected by the crash of a jetliner minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital, likely killing all 189 people on board. The Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal … Continue reading KARAWANG, Indonesia | The Latest: Pope offers condolences for Indonesia crash

KARAWANG, Indonesia | The Latest: No European plans to ban Indonesia’s Lion Air

KARAWANG, Indonesia  — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Pope Francis has conveyed his condolences to those affected by the crash of a jetliner minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital, likely killing all 189 people on board. The Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal … Continue reading KARAWANG, Indonesia | The Latest: No European plans to ban Indonesia’s Lion Air