Wolfgang Petersen, blockbuster filmmaker of 'Das Boot,' dies

Actors Mark Wahlberg, left, and George Clooney, centre, stars of the film "The Perfect Storm,'' pose with director/producer Wolfgang Petersen at the premiere in Danvers, Mass., on June 28, 2000. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File) Actors Mark Wahlberg, left, and George Clooney, centre, stars of the film "The Perfect Storm,'' pose with director/producer Wolfgang Petersen at the premiere in Danvers, Mass., on June 28, 2000. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)

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Russia's call-up splits EU; Ukraine says it shows weakness

Russia's rush to mobilize hundreds of thousands of recruits to staunch stinging losses in Ukraine is a tacit acknowledgement that its 'army is not able to fight,' Ukraine's president said Sunday, as splits sharpened in Europe over whether to welcome or turn away Russians fleeing the call-up.

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