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18 hrs ago | WKRN

Giants' Bumgarner perfect through 6 innings

A U.S. official says an American man reported to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside a terrorist group, most likely the Islamic State.


Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

20 hrs ago | OpEdNews

So, I Asked the Russian Ambassador What He Thinks of NATO

The Russian Ambassador to the United States, Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, spoke at the University of Virginia on Tuesday evening, in an event organized by the Center for Politics , which no doubt has video of the proceedings.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), University of Virginia, Ukraine, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Family of Peter Theo Curtis awaits his return

The mother of freed journalist Peter Theo Curtis awaited her son's return after hearing a Syrian terror group that was holding him hostage had released him.


Related Topix: Ukraine, Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Volcanic Eruption


#PreMarket Primer: Monday, August 25: Tension In Ukraine Runs High On Independence Day

With Russian President Vladimir Putin set to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday, tension in Ukraine looked ready to boil over this weekend as the country's Independence Day celebrations set the stage for more hostility.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Germany, Syria, Middle East

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Independent

Whisper it in Washington but Putin may have been right about Syria all along

What a difference a year makes. Around this time last year, the West was gearing up for military action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who was accused of carrying out chemical weapons attacks on his own people.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Terrorism, Vladimir Putin

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Syrian medical society in Philadelphia provides help for war-torn home

A child struggling for breath after a nerve-gas attack; a nurse attending to victims of barrel bombs; the tears of a Syrian doctor after a missile destroyed his hospital.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Ukraine, Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania

Russia Taday

'I regret Russian aid convoy issue became highly-politicized' - UN humanitarian chief

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos gestures, at an U.N. humanitarian assistance for refugees point in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk August 23, 2014 The UN recognizes the dire situation in east Ukraine, and underlines the importance of avoiding politicizing ... (more)


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News, Ukraine

Fri Aug 22, 2014

World Magazine

Midday Roundup: Combating the Islamic State's 'apocalyptic' vision

Shock and awe. Speaking at a news conference Thursday, U.S. defense leaders called ISIS, the terror group scourging northern Iraq, the most dangerous threat the United States has faced in years.


Related Topix: End Times, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Ukraine


New details emerge in Foley kidnapping, email threats

New details are emerging surrounding the beheading of an American journalist by a militant group.


Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Ukraine, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Commentary Magazine

Why the Passive Voice on Confronting ISIS?

There is something to be said for having an aloof, unemotional intellectual as commander in chief.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Tue Aug 19, 2014


American killed in Syria a journalist at heart

Journalist James Foley was captured once covering the uprising in Libya so he knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Pakistan

Foreign Policy

Is Barack Obama More of a Realist Than I Am?

I had a strange thought late last week, while chatting with a colleague about the various hot spots that are dominating the news and interfering with U.S. President Barack Obama's vacation.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Celebrities, Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Ukraine, World News

Arab Times

'50,000 IS members in Syria'

BEIRUT, Aug 19, : The jihadist Islamic State has more that 50,000 fighters in Syria and recruited 6,000 last month alone, the Britainbased Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Daily Star

After 3 years of war, Damascus 'least liveable' city

Buildings damaged during battles between Syrian troops and rebels stand along an empty street in Mliha, some 10 kilometers southeast of downtown Damascus, Syria August 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Ukraine, Bangladesh, Asia

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Denver Post

Krauthammer: Why Hillary Clinton got it right about Obama's foreign policy

President Barack Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on July 29 as he announces new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Laina Farhat-Holzman: Proxy wars have unanticipated consequences

Getting somebody else to fight while you watch is an old idea. "Let me hold your coat," says an onlooker in a bar fight.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News Max

Walid Phares: It's 'Not True' ISIS Siege on Yazidis Is Over

Middle East expert Walid Phares said a report from the Pentagon was "not true" that the siege by militant forces against Yazidi refugees stranded on a mountaintop in Iraq was over.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Ukraine

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Ghana Cedi fallen by 23%, not 40% - " Gov't

The Government of Ghana has rebuffed local and international media reports that the currency of the world's second-largest gold producer has fallen by 40 percent since January this year.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

New York Post

Hammering Obama: Hillary has only begun

She was the obvious choice. But you believed you were strong enough without her, and worried that Bill would be impossible to control.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, World News, Ukraine

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Peninsula

Uncivil acts

The condition of civilians caught in conflict zones needs to be taken up more seriously by the UN and other international organisations.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Opinion