OSCE observers in Ukraine to doubleThe European Union’s priority is to bolster the Ukraine conflict's fragile ceasefire, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday, in remarks that downplayed the…
Environmentalists lose bitter battle over controversial damA bitter battle over a dam that has pitted French farmers against environmentalists may have finally come to an close Friday following a ruling by local leaders, though the…
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Iran’s 'shadow commander' steps into the spotlightLess than two years ago, the New Yorker magazine ran a lengthy profile of Major General Qassem Suleimani, a discreetly influential Iranian military operative, dubbing him “the…
Palestinian motorist attacks Israelis in JerusalemA Palestinian motorist rammed his vehicle into a group of pedestrians standing near a Jerusalem tram stop on Friday, injuring at least four, Israeli police said.
Confusion over 'killing' of top Nusra Front commanderThe top military commander of al Qaeda’s official Syrian wing, the al-Nusra Front, has been killed in an air strike, insurgent sources said Thursday, though there was no official…
Chad's war against Boko HaramFor several years, Boko Haram has been sowing terror in Nigeria. And the Islamic sect has extended its reach to Cameroon, Niger, and now to Chad.
Police rule out mystery biker in French Alps murdersA motorcyclist seen near the scene of the unresolved September 2012 murder of British-Iraqi businessman Saad al Hilli, his wife and mother in the French Alps has been questioned…
South Sudan peace talks adjourn without agreementPeace talks between South Sudan’s government and rebels adjourned Friday with no date set for the next meeting, a mediation official said.
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