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US pressing Egypt to adopt more moderate policies

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry speaks during a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry following a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo) CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday made the highest-level American visit to Egypt...

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Sunni fighters expand offensive in western Iraq

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

An Iraqi Shiite masked militiaman, a follower of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, holds up his machine gun during a parade in the northern oil rich province of Kirkuk, Iraq, Saturday, June 21, 2014. Thousands of heavily-armed Shiite militiamen paraded through...

Putin backs Ukraine cease-fire, warns talks needed

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A pro-Russian fighter holds roses after taking the oath of allegiance to the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, on Lenin square in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, June 21, 2014. Dozens of pro-Russian armed militiamen gathered on Lenin square...

Libya suspect a shadowy figure among militias

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file image obtained from Facebook shows Ahmed Abu Khattala, an alleged leader of the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, who was captured by U.S. special forces on Sunday, June 15, 2014, on the outskirts of Benghazi....

Egypt court confirms death sentences for over 180

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Relatives of a Muslim Brotherhood member who was sentenced to death react to the verdict outside a courtroom in Minya, Egypt, Saturday, June 21, 2014. The Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide, Mohammed Badie and over 180 others were sentenced to death...

Ukraine orders 1-week government cease-fire

June 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A child sits in a car standing in line to cross the border into Russia at the Ukrainian-Russian border checkpoint in Izvaryne, eastern Ukraine, Friday, June 20, 2014. Some Ukrainians are leaving amid fighting in eastern Ukraine. Clashes between government...

Fleeing Iraqis join large tide of displaced people

June 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

An Eritrean asylum seeker looks through a gap of a temporary shelter on the sidewalk in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, June 20, 2014. Since April 29, over 200 Eritrean asylum seekers including women and children living on the streets of Sanaa wait to be resettled to a...

Nabbed Libyan militant lived openly in Benghazi

June 17, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 13, 2012 file photo shows a Libyan man walking in the rubble of the damaged U.S. consulate, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya. To...

After ugly buildup, time for Jogo Bonito in Brazil

June 16, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

United States’ Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014. The United States won the match 2-1. (AP...

More US troops to Iraq; special forces considered

June 16, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Iraqi federal policemen watch as Shiite tribal fighters deploy with their weapons in the northwest Baghdad’s Shula neighborhood, Iraq, Monday, June 16, 2014. Sunni militants captured a key northern Iraqi town along the highway to Syria early on Monday,...