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US paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to give Taliban a few final blows
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US paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to give Taliban a few final blows
SHINKAI, Afghanistan — It was a homecoming of sorts for Lt. Col. Paul Larson, returning to this remote corner of southern Afghanistan at the twilight of America’s longest war. He was back to take ... (photo: USMC / Frances Johnson)
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Palestinians flee their houses following an Israeli ground offensive in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip
Gaza Conflict   Human Rights   Photos   UN   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
The Children of War: A Humanitarian Catastrophe Unfolds in Gaza
Israel's incursion into the Gaza Strip triggered a bloody war. Brutal images of dead and injured Palestinians have circulated widely, but a cease-fire stillappears to be a long way off. | Ahmed is hu... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Spiegel Online
Planned US, EU sanctions on Russia to target key economic sectors Planned US, EU sanctions on Russia to target key economic sectors
WASHINGTON — The United States and European Union plan to impose new sanctions against Russia this week, including penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy, the White House said Monday... (photo: UN / Devra Berkowitz) Stars and Stripes
EU and UN   Economic Sectors   Photos   Russia   Wikipedia: RussiaUkraine relations  
Ceasefire considered a test Kerry could not possibly pass Ceasefire considered ‘a test Kerry could not possibly pass’
Related articles | Kerry presses for Gaza ceasefire as death toll passes 800 | IT TOOK US Secretary of State John Kerry five days in the Middle East to negotiate a 12-hour pause in the bloody fighting... (photo: UN / Eskinder Debebe) Business Day
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Human rights groups urge Abbas to seek redress at International Criminal Court Human rights groups urge Abbas to seek redress at International Criminal Court
With more than 1,030 people now dead in Gaza, mostly civilians, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has been urged by human rights organisations to urgently seek access t... (photo: UN / Violaine Martin) The Irish Times
Amnesty International   Criminal Court   Human Rights   Photos   Wikipedia: Human rights  
A Palestinians inspect is the aftermath of an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on June 15, 2014. Israeli war jets on Saturday night carried out a series of intensive and successive airstrikes on various military targets in southern, central and northern Gaza Strip. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN Gazans reel under ‘tsunami of destruction’
AMR Oda was kneeling and weeping in front of the ruins of his destroyed house when Gaza’s latest tentative ceasefire fell apart. | As the sound of exploding tank sh... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb) The Australian
Gaza   Israel   Israeli Palestinian Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
A Palestinian militants of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's armed wing, parade in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on May 29, 2014. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas sent a "letter of designation" to Rami Hamdallah, who is currently serving as premier within the West Bank-based government, to head a unity government but announcement of the lineup was held up over the foreign affairs portfolio. Hamas and the Western-backed PLO, which is dominated by Abbas's secular Fatah party, signed a surprise reconciliation agreement on April 23 to end years of bitter and sometime bloody rivalry. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN Israel warns of prolonged campaign in Gaza war
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip • Israel’s prime minister warned Monday that the country faced a prolonged campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as the military urged resid... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb) STL Today
Gaza Ceasefire   Hamas Militants   Israel - Palestinians Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to journalists on the going hostilities in Gaza. Mr. Ban reiterated his call for an immediate, unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in the conflict. In a statement issued earlier the Secretary-General stressed that Israelis and Palestinians have a responsibility beyond ceasing the ongoing hostilities to start a serious dialogue to address the root causes of the conflict. Ban in fresh appeal for Gaza ceasefire
July 28: | UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged Israel and Hamas to stop the violence in Gaza, stressing they must "honor" world appeals for a ceasefire. | Ban sp... (photo: UN / Mark Garten) The Siasat Daily
Gaza   Israel   Photos   UN   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
U.S. President Barack Obama stands facing out to see, at the 'Door of No Return,' at the slave house on Goree Island, in Dakar, Senegal, Thursday, June 27, 2013. Obama: World Needs Self-reliant Africa
VOA News | U.S. President Barack Obama says the future stability of the world depends on African nations' prosperity and self-reliance. | He spoke in Washington Monda... (photo: AP / Rebecca Blackwell) Voa News
Africa   Barack Obama   Photos   USAfrica Leaders Summit   Wikipedia: United StatesAfrica Leaders Summit  
Hailing recent roadmap, Security Council calls on Malian parties to advance peace efforts Hailing recent roadmap, Security Council calls on Malian parties to advance peace efforts
Print | 28 July 2014 – The Security Council today commended the parties to the inter-Malian dialogue on the recent adoption of a roadmap and called on them to fully c... (photo: UN / United Nations) United Nations
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How WWI gave us drones How WWI gave us drones
updated 12:02 PM EDT, Mon July 28, 2014 | Air power harks back to Civil War-era hot air balloons and was used all over the theaters of World War I for reconnaissance, bom... (photo: WN / marzena) CNN
Army Equipment   Photos   WWI   Wikipedia: World War I  
UN Calls For 'Unconditional' Gaza Ceasefire UN Calls For 'Unconditional' Gaza Ceasefire
28 July 2014, 5:12 | UN Calls For 'Unconditional' Gaza Ceasefire | Tweet | The United Nations Security Council is calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb) Orange News
Gaza Ceasefire   Hamas   Israel Palestine Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
Palestinians inspect the destruction in Farouq Mosque after a an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Gaza crisis: UN to adopt call for immediate ceasefire
The UN Security Council is set to call for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza. | An emergency session is due to approve a call for ... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb) BBC News
Human Rights   Israel Palestine Conflict   Photos   UN   Wikipedia: 2014 Gaza Conflict  
North America Europe
US imbalance on Asia pivot
Bring Peace Upon Us Already; To Us and to Everyone
EU and US agree new economic sanctions against Russia
ISIS, US Drone Strikes, and Transparency
US paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to give Taliban a few final blows
US paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to give Taliban a few final blows
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European Union approves tougher sanctions on Russia over con
European Union approves tougher sanctions on Russia over con
EU and US agree new economic sanctions against Russia
EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia
File - In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, fighters from a Christian militia movement known as the "anti-balaka" display their makeshift weaponry in the village of Boubou, halfway between the towns of Bossangoa and Bouca, in the Central African Republic.
Gold, diamonds feed Central African religious violence
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Asia Middle East
Aussies make sense, dollars
European Union approves tougher sanctions on Russia over con
US imbalance on Asia pivot
Dozens killed in Xinjiang terror attack
US paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to give Taliban a few final blows
US paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to give Taliban a few final blows
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Benjamin Netanyahu defiant over Gaza as Israel’s toll
Israel-Gaza conflict: At least 100 Palestinians are killed i
Israel bombs Hamas leader’s home
Israel awaits a sincere peace partner
Palestinians flee their houses following an Israeli ground offensive in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip
The Children of War: A Humanitarian Catastrophe Unfolds in Gaza
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South America Africa
In Colombia's Troubled Coffee Lands, A Revolution in Qua
Official: Venezuela tried to pressure Aruba
Officials blame Colombia power outage on rebels
Officials blame Colombia power outage on rebels
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to journalists on the going hostilities in Gaza. Mr. Ban reiterated his call for an immediate, unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in the conflict. In a statement issued earlier the Secretary-General stressed that Israelis and Palestinians have a responsibility beyond ceasing the ongoing hostilities to start a serious dialogue to address the root causes of the conflict.
Ban in fresh appeal for Gaza ceasefire
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South Sudan Urges Rebels to Negotiate in ‘Good Faith’
Israel bombs Hamas leader’s home
FULL SPEECH: Ghana Currently In The Hands Of A "Clueles
'Sabbath' debated in church history
File - In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, fighters from a Christian militia movement known as the "anti-balaka" display their makeshift weaponry in the village of Boubou, halfway between the towns of Bossangoa and Bouca, in the Central African Republic.
Gold, diamonds feed Central African religious violence
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Australia Caribbean
Aussies make sense, dollars
Bringing grave tales back to life
Pacific Islands Forum seeks revitalised plan as Fiji rejoins
Unions defiant on IR reform
A Palestinians inspect is the aftermath of an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on June 15, 2014. Israeli war jets on Saturday night carried out a series of intensive and successive airstrikes on various military targets in southern, central and northern Gaza Strip. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN
Gazans reel under ‘tsunami of destruction’
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Official: Venezuela tried to pressure Aruba
Globetrotting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to ou
Jamaicans forget justice
Commonwealth Games: Campbell sisters take Australian one-two
Ban hails collective effort to bolster Human Rights
Ban hails collective effort to bolster Human Rights
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