Russian, Ukrainian, German, French officials meet on Ukraine

MUNICH (AP) — Senior officials from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France have met on the sidelines of a security conference in Munich to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine.
Rubio under pressure as Republicans debate in South Carolina

Rubio under pressure as Republicans debate in South CarolinaGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Marco Rubio enters Saturday night's Republican presidential debate facing immense pressure to right his campaign after faltering badly in the last contest and finishing a disappointing fifth in New Hampshire.



Myanmar army chief to get five year extension as talks with Suu Kyi continue-media

Hlaing arrives to give a speech in NaypyitawMyanmar's powerful army chief Min Aung Hlaing and his deputy are slated to extend their terms for another five years, a local newspaper said on Saturday, as the military and democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi negotiate the terms of transition. The move means Min Aung Hlaing has consolidated his power base among the military leadership and would allow the army to avoid a top-level reshuffle at this sensitive period. It will also boost Min Aung Hlaing's position in talks with Suu Kyi.



AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

A wild elephant walks through the streets as people follow in Siliguri, West Bengal, India, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, wandering in from the Baikunthapur forest, crossing roads and a small river. The elephant trampled parked cars and motorbikes before it was tranquilized. (AP Photo)Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.



Viewers' Guide: GOP hopefuls spar in South Carolina

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., greets supporters after speaking at a rally at Greenville Downtown Airport Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)WASHINGTON (AP) — Serious issues face Saturday night's Republican presidential debaters in South Carolina, a state with deep-rooted military culture and home to a mass murder at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. But style is going to beg for attention alongside pressing matters of policy.





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