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Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug

August 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Workers have their temperature taken before entering the Freeport area, an important commercial port facility, Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Experts say fear and misunderstanding of Ebola have led many to ignore medical advice, fueling the disease’s spread. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh) MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia announced Monday that it...

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Iraq crisis deepens; US directly arms Kurds

August 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama arrives to speak about developments in Iraq, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, from Chilmark, Mass., during his family vacation on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Obama welcomed new leadership in Iraq as “a promising step...

US aids displaced Iraqis as airstrikes help Kurds

August 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, about ongoing situation in Iraq before his departure on Marine One for a vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. Obama announced late Thursday that he had...

Thousands from Iraq minority flee to Syria

August 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Displaced Iraqi from the Yazidi community carry humanitarian aid at the camp of Bajid Kandala at Feeshkhabour town near the Syria-Iraq border, in Iraq Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. The displacement of at least tens of thousands of Yazidis- Kurdish speakers of an...

Liberians demand that govt picks up Ebola bodies

August 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A man, left rear, holds up his hands after he and others prayed about the deadly Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Over the decades, Ebola cases have been confirmed in 10 African countries, including Congo where the disease...

Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions

August 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, speaks during the 7th Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) ministerial meeting in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Already scrambling to confront multiple simultaneous international crises, the Obama...

Israel-Hamas truce collapses in new violence

August 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A wounded Palestinian man is helped by medics as he leaves the Shifa hospital after receiving treatment in Gaza City, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, as Israel and Gaza militants resumed cross-border attacks after a three-day truce expired and Egyptian-brokered talks...

Cultural changes in attitude toward TV

August 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image released by PBS, Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess Grantham, is shown in a scene from the second season on “Downton Abbey.” (AP Photo/PBS, Carnival Film & Television Limited 2011 for MASTERPIECE, Nick Briggs) TORONTO (AP) —...

Cambodia tribunal convicts Khmer Rouge leaders

August 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Cambodian former Khmer Rouge survivors, Soum Rithy, left, and Chum Mey, right, embrace each other after the verdicts were announced at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thurdday, Aug. 7, 2014. Three and a half decades after the...

Tensions grow in Ukraine over Russia troop buildup

August 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Residents inspect the damage after night shelling on a market in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Airstrikes and artillery fire between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian troops have brought the violence closer than ever to the city...