Cold War

Director Spike Lee, centre, holds aloft the Grand Prix award for the film 'BlackKklansman' as he poses with musicians Sting, left, and Shaggy, right, on the steps of the Palais des Festival after the closing ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 7, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 19, 2018 - 4:51 pm
A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival concluded Saturday with the Palme d'Or awarded to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters," a tender portrait of a poor, impoverished family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to all sexual predators. At the closing...
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Director director Paweł Pawlikowski poses for photographers during a photo call for the film 'Cold War' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 11, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 13, 2018 - 2:26 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — While the rest of the world, and the Academy Awards, were celebrating Pawel Pawlikowski's film "Ida" as one of the best films of 2013, the quiet, black-and-white film was swept up into political debate back in Poland, Pawlikowski's home country. It still mystifies the...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses newly-arrived foreign ambassadors as he received their credentials during a ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
April 11, 2018 - 3:48 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — When the U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield a year ago after a chemical weapons attack, the Pentagon gave Moscow advance warning to get its personnel out of harm's way. Since then, U.S.-Russian relations have soured, and the two nuclear powers have raised the ante,...
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In this Dec. 3, 2015, photo, village elder Kim Ri Jun digs up a burlap sack which he claims contains the remains belonging to a soldier who fought in the Korean War from a burial site on Ryongyon-ri hill in Kujang county, North Korea. Nearly 7,800 U.S. troops remain unaccounted for from the Korean War. About 5,300 were lost in North Korea. More than six decades after they died for their country, the repatriation of the remains of thousands of U.S. troops missing in action and presumed dead from the Korean War may finally get a boost now that U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to hold the first-ever summit between their two countries. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
April 06, 2018 - 3:25 am
TOKYO (AP) — More than six decades after the troops died for their country, the repatriation of the remains of thousands of U.S. military personnel missing in action and presumed dead from the Korean War may finally get a boost now that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are...
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April 04, 2018 - 11:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is weighing further retaliation against Russia for meddling in the election and interfering in the affairs of the United States and its allies, the top U.S. intelligence official said Wednesday. "This is under considerable consideration and more things...
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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu speaks during the Conference on International Security in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
April 04, 2018 - 6:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian defense and security officials on Wednesday launched diatribes at the West, accusing it of fomenting a new Cold War in a bid to retain waning influence in global affairs. Moscow used an annual security conference attended by top defense officials from Asia, Africa and...
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France's and Russian players observe a minute of silence in memory of the victims of a fire in a multi-story shopping center in the Russian city of Kemerovo during the international friendly soccer match between Russia and France at the Saint Petersburg stadium in St.Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
March 28, 2018 - 3:14 am
PARIS (AP) — It was late 1945, and distrust of Russia was rising. British military planners had recently hatched secret plans, codenamed "Unthinkable," to attack the Soviet Union. Winston Churchill's famous "iron curtain" speech that foreshadowed the onset of the Cold War was just months away. But...
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A woman walks past the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation in New York Monday, March 26, 2018. The United States and more than a dozen European nations kicked out Russian diplomats on Monday and the Trump administration ordered Russia's consulate in Seattle to close, as the West sought joint punishment for Moscow's alleged role in poisoning an ex-spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
March 27, 2018 - 8:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In ordering the largest mass expulsion of Russian diplomats ever, the U.S. and its allies have upped the ante in an East-West spy game that dates to the Cold War and cast light on an unspoken but widespread practice in the cloak-and-dagger world: sending operatives abroad under...
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A woman walks past the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation in New York Monday, March 26, 2018. The United States and more than a dozen European nations kicked out Russian diplomats on Monday and the Trump administration ordered Russia's consulate in Seattle to close, as the West sought joint punishment for Moscow's alleged role in poisoning an ex-spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
March 26, 2018 - 8:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In ordering the largest mass expulsion of Russian diplomats ever, the U.S. and its allies have upped the ante in an East-West spy game that dates to the Cold War and cast light on an unspoken but widespread practice in the cloak-and-dagger world: sending operatives abroad under...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she leaves an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, March 23, 2018. Leaders from the 28 European Union nations meet for a two-day summit to assess the state of Brexit negotiations, the prospect of a trade war with the United States and how to react to Russia following to the nerve agent attack in Britain. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
March 22, 2018 - 9:31 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is recalling its ambassador from Moscow for consultations over the nerve gas attack against a former spy in Britain earlier this month, reinforcing a united stand with Prime Minister Theresa May against Russia. After the EU firmly sided with May in the escalating...
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