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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Obama, U.S. Allies Plan New Measures Against Russia, French Say

President Barack Obama and the four major U.S. allies in Europe intend to adopt "new measures" against Russia over the fighting in Ukraine, the French president's office said.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Europe, Germany, Vladimir Putin

5 hrs ago |

West says Russia still arming Ukraine separatists, urges sanctions

Swift new sanctions against Russia are needed to stop it from arming separatists in Ukraine and destabilising the country, the United States, Germany, France, Britain and Italy agreed on Monday .


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

6 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

UK troops in Nato show of strength

More than 1,300 British troops are to take part in a major Nato exercise in Eastern Europe in a further show of strength by the Western alliance in the face of Russia's continuing "destabilisation" of Ukraine.


9 hrs ago |

Singapore leaders send condolences over AH5017 crash

Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have sent their condolences to their counterparts in France, Algeria and Burkina Faso, over the tragic crash of Air Algerie flight AH5017.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Lee Hsien Loong, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Africa, Abdelaziz Bouteflika

11 hrs ago | BBC News

AH5017 'black boxes' now in France

The two flight data recorders from a passenger jet that crashed in Mali last week, killing all 118 aboard, have arrived in France.


Related Topix: World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hamas fires rockets, ending 12-hour lull

Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest setback in international efforts to negotiate an end to the Gaza war.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Asia, Afghanistan


2nd 'black box' found from Air Algerie crash

A United Nations soldier stands at the crash site of Air Algerie Flight 5017 on Saturday, July 26. A U.N. spokeswoman says a second flight data from the DC-83 was recovered on Saturday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali,


French president wants all passenger bodies transferred to France,

French President Francois Hollande says he wants the remains of all passengers on the Air Algerie plane that crashed in Africa to be taken to France.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

PanArmenian Network

French unemployment rate hits new high in June

PanARMENIAN.Net - The number of people without a job in France rose in June to a new record, Euronews reports.


The Miami Herald

Carl Hiaasen: U.S. gets no help from European allies in getting tough with Putin

Even if it accomplishes nothing else, calling Vladimir Putin nasty names makes us feel a little better.


Related Topix: Prison, Vladimir Putin


Queen Elizabeth photobombs picture

A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire has begun to allow civilians in Gaza to receive aid and evacuate to safer areas.


Related Topix: World News, Queen Elizabeth, Nigeria, Ukraine,

Sunday Herald

My French neighbours moan, groan, deplore and denigrate. But their...

Sitting at their desk in the magnificent Elysee Palace, fresh flowers to one side, French and European Union flags to the other, each one in his time is well aware that the title is seen as the mystical, spiritual embodiment of the country itself.


Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Nicolas Sarkozy, Opinion

Globe and Mail

How NATO can help France keep its ships out of Russian hands

French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech following a meeting with government members at the Elysee Palace in Paris July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin, Opinion

First images of Air Algerie crash emerge

All passengers and crew on board an Air Algerie jetliner that crashed in Mali died in the tragedy, which completely wiped out several families, France announced.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 07/25/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

Daily Mail

Doomed Algerian passenger plane 'may have been struck by lightning' ...

Doomed Algerian passenger plane 'may have been struck by lightning' as France sends in military to secure Sahara desert crash scene France has sent troops to secure crash site, which is in territory dominated by al-Qaeda linked Islamist militants and Tuareg separatists The Air Algerie flight which crashed in Mali with 116 people on board may have ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore

The Daily Star

Lebanese delegation leaves for Mali on repatriation mission

BEIRUT: An official Lebanese delegation leaves Saturday for Mali to follow up on the investigation into the Air Algerie flight 5107 crash and the repatriation of the remains of Lebanese nationals who perished in the incident.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Air Accidents

The Baltimore Sun

Israel rejects Gaza ceasefire plan, wants changes

Fifteen people were killed, including a baby, Thursday when an Israeli shell slammed into a UN-run school in Gaza sheltering Palestinians fleeing fighting between Hamas and the army, medics said.


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

The Jewish News Weekly

It's happening: - Burn the Jews!'rings out again across Europe

Who would have thought that in 2014, Jewish-owned stores in Paris would be smashed and burned, that synagogues would be firebombed? Who would have imagined that protesters in Antwerp, Belgium, would chant, "Slaughter the Jews!" in rhythmic frenzy? It happened, it is happening, and the world must snap out of its somnambulism when it comes to such ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Belgium, Europe, Germany, Israel, Middle East

The Independent

How to deal with Putin

How do you solve a problem like Vladimir Putin? This week, the piercing grief of families of the victims of downed Malay Airline Flight MH17 added pressure on Western leaders, as they scrambled to figure out how to respond to evidence the Kremlin supported the Ukrainian separatists suspected of the atrocity.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News, United Kingdom