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15 hrs ago | The Hill

On Easter, pope calls for peace in Syria, Ukraine

A bustling crowd of about 150,000 travelers traveled to Vatican City on Sunday to celebrate Easter with Pope Francis, who prayed for conflicts in Syria and Ukraine to end.

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22 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Jan Egeland: Leadership is needed now on Syria

Yet a dangerous feeling of helplessness has allowed decision-makers and the public to turn a blind eye while children are deliberately left to die.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will find a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.

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The Washington Post

Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

National Security Adviser Susan Rice, right, accompanied by Ben Rhodes, deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, speaks about President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to Asia, Friday April 18, 2014 , at the White House briefing room in Washington.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Intermountain Jewish News

Israel keeps treating Syrians

When an Israeli army ambulance brought an injured Syrian man to Ziv Medical Center in this northern Israeli city two months ago, the doctors didn't know where exactly he was from.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

MarketWatch

Syria risks missing key chemical-weapons deadline

Syria is at risk of missing a crucial April 27 deadline in the international plan for the destruction of its chemical weapons arsenal, a watchdog group warned.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

State Department

Daily Press Briefing: April 17, 2014

MS. HARF: Hello, everyone. Welcome to the briefing. My tea is making another appearance today.

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Albany Times Union

PUTIN: Obama Would Save Me If I Were Drowning

Putin received the strange question during an annual televised call-in with the nation on Thursday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

World Magazine

Globe Trot: Sensational sakura

JAPAN: Cherry blossom season is at its peak, and for some amazing photos the world over, check out #sakura on Twitter or Instagram.

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UPI

Who shall lead, Mr. President?

From the halls of the U.S. Congress to the shores of distant lands, a mounting and common critique of the United States is failure to lead.

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The Daily Star

Iran protests U.S. ban of United Nations ambassador

File - Tehran's newly appointed UN ambassador Hamid Aboutalebi who has been recently denied a US visa, April 11, 2014.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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China, Russia seek stronger ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, meets with visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Beijing on Tuesday.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon to curb flow of Syrian refugees: Machnouk

BEIRUT: The government is seeking to reduce the number of Syrian refugees entering the country, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Tuesday, warning that the Syrians constituted 27 percent of Lebanon's population.

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The Daily Star

Iran ready for post-sanction investments

Iran is in discussions with European and Asian businesses about potential investment in the country once sanctions are lifted, central bank governor Valiollah Seif said.

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Examiner.com

Senator McCain's shrill response to Russian siege

Senator McCain probably represents the feelings of many Americans and allies who are watching Russians slow crawl their way into the Ukraine.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Star

Security Council to view photos of Syrian dead

A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency on April 13, 2014 shows the body of a rebel fighter during alleged operations conducted by the pro-regime forces to take the control of the surrounding areas of the Rankous plain in the Qalamoun region on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus.

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Jewish World Review

Paul Johnson:

The problem for President Obama, now a lame duck, is that he's increasingly compared with Vladimir Putin and found wanting.

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The Daily Star

White House confirms, downplays CIA director visit to Kiev

WASHINGTON: The White House on Monday warned that Russia would face more "costs" for its interventions in Ukraine and confirmed that the director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, was in Kiev over the weekend.

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World Magazine

Globe Trot: In Ukraine conflict, where will UN draw the line?

UKRAINE: U.S. ambassador to the UN Samantha Power told the UN Security Council last night , "We are being bombarded by Russian disinformation and propaganda while the Ukrainians are being confronted by incitement and violence."

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Samantha Power: Putin's Actions Suggest He Wants Eastern Ukraine

In a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with George Stephanopoulos Sunday morning on This Week , U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power had harsh words for Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of pro-Russian soldiers' recent takeovers of government buildings in several eastern Ukrainian cities.

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