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Thousands of Iraqi men answer urgent call to arms

June 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Iraqi Shiite fighters chant slogans against the al-Qaida inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Basra, Iraq’s second-largest city, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Thousands of Shiites from Baghdad and across southern Iraq answered an urgent call to arms Saturday, joining security forces...

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No end of an era for Spain; changes against Chile

June 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Spain’s head coach Vicente del Bosque attends a press conference at the Atletico Paranaense training center in Curitiba, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014. The defending champions lost 5-1 to the Netherlands in their 2014 Soccer World Cup debut. They will...

Afghans brave Taliban threats to choose new leader

June 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Afghan election workers counts ballots in the presidential runoff at a polling station in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Despite Taliban threats of violence, many Afghans vow to cast ballots in Saturday’s presidential runoff...

Ukraine vows to punish rebels who downed plane

June 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A pro-Russian fighter shows a Ukrainian paratroopers emblem as the other one carries parts of weapons form the site of remnants of a downed Ukrainian army aircraft Il-76 at the airport near Luhansk, Ukraine, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Pro-Russian separatists...

Israeli premier: Terror group took 3 missing teens

June 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Israeli soldiers patrol during a military operation to search for three missing Israeli teenagers near the West Bank city of Hebron, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Israeli security forces searched the West Bank for a second day Saturday, looking for three missing...

Obama: US will send fresh help to beleaguered Iraq

June 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama answers questions on violence in Iraq during his meeting with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Thursday, June 12, 2014, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Obama said that Iraq will need additional assistance from...

Sunni militants vow to march on Iraqi capital

June 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Refugees fleeing from Mosul head to the self-ruled northern Kurdish region in Irbil, Iraq, 350 kilometers (217 miles) north of Baghdad, Thursday, June 12, 2014. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the al-Qaida breakaway group, on Monday and Tuesday took...

All right on the night? World Cup stadium a worry

June 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A worker carries cardboard inside Arena Corinthians stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The World Cup soccer tournament starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) SAO PAULO (AP) — The biggest question for Thursday’s opening match of...

Al-Qaida breakaway pursuing an Islamic state

June 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Fighters of the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) burn an armored vehicle belonging to the Iraqi army in Tikrit, 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Al-Qaida-inspired militants seized...

5 US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

June 10, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

White House principal deputy press secretary Josh Earnest speaks to the media during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Earnest answered questions including on the recent soldier deaths in Afghanistan. (AP...