A soldier from the Swedish army participates in a military exercise at Hagshult Airbase in Sweden in November 2014. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian Threats Expose Europe's Military Weakness

A series of military confrontations and growing tensions between Western Europe and Russia mean armed conflict in Northern Europe seems plausible — and show how ill-prepared the region is now.

Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder served as a dental assistant in the Army during World War II. Courtesy of the Kelder family hide caption

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Family's Long Fight With Pentagon Returns Name To Unknown Soldier

The remains of Arthur "Bud" Kelder, a WWII soldier featured in a NPR/ProPublica investigation, have been identified by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command. The move comes after years spent in court.

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez, sitting in a wheelchair, announces her plan to replace her country's intelligence service with a new agency. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Argentina's President Dissolves Intelligence Agency, Citing Prosecutor's Death

A week after an Argentine prosecutor was found dead on the eve of his testimony about an alleged government cover-up of a terrorist attack, President Cristina Fernandez unveils a new plan.

Holocaust survivors walk outside the gate of the of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on Tuesday. Some 300 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz for the 70th anniversary of the death camp's liberation by the Soviet Red Army in 1945. Alik Keplicz/AP hide caption

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Holocaust Survivors Mark 70th Anniversary Of Auschwitz's Liberation

About 300 survivors of the Nazi camp are attending the ceremony along with German and Austrian leaders. But attention is also on the absence of Russia's president whose countrymen liberated Auschwitz.

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