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After 2 coups in 8 years, fears over Thai future

May 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2006 file photo, a Thai gives a flower to a soldier on a tank near Government House in Bangkok, Thailand. The last time Thailand’s army seized power, in 2006, some called it “the smiling coup.” Residents of Bangkok who supported overthrow of an elected government they accused of corruption [&hellip...

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Ukraine sees Russia as source of insurgent threat

May 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Ukrainian miners, wearing uniforms decorated with work medals, attend a rally in support of the Donetsk People’s Republic in Lenin square, in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Miners who, according to local media, have declared an open ended...

Obama’s speech gets mixed response overseas

May 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama talks with World War II veterans Sanders Matthews, Sr., born 1921, left, and Lewis Coffield, born 1918, both Buffalo Soldiers, at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, N.Y., Wednesday, May 28, 2014, after delivering the...

EU leaders call for simpler EU after poll setback

May 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

British Prime Minister David Cameron addresses the media upon arrival at the European Council building in Brussels, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. European Union leaders on Tuesday sought a way to bounce back from the weekend’s landmark elections that saw a...

Ukraine fighting intensifies after election

May 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Firefighters work at a burnt ice hockey arena in Donetsk, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Early Tuesday, a group of unidentified men stormed Donetsk’s main ice hockey arena, which was to host the 2015 world championships and set it ablaze, according to...

Pope to meet sex abuse victims at Vatican

May 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Pope Francis talks talks with Vatican Spokseman Father Federico Lombardi, right, during a press conference he held aboard the papal flight on his way back to Rome at the end of a three day trip to the Midle East, Monday, May 26, 2014 (AP Photo/Andrew...

Nigerian defense chief says abducted girls located

May 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, May 26, 2014, photo, the Nigerians United Against Terrorism group attends a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria. Nigeria’s defense chief...

Ukraine launches airstrike on pro-Moscow rebels

May 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Smoke rises from a nearby explosion following a shelling from Ukrainian government forces in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Monday, May 26, 2014. Exit polls from Sunday’s first round of the new presidential election predict Petro Poroshenko will be elected...

Pope ends delicate Mideast trip with peace call

May 27, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

ADDS IDENTITY OF RABBI. Pope Francis prays at the Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray, as Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch looks at him, in the old city of Jerusalem, Israel, Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincenzo Pinto, Pool) JERUSALEM (AP) —...

Obama signals US to keep limited Afghanistan role

May 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama shakes hands during a troop rally at Bagram Air Field, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, during an unannounced visit on Sunday, May 25, 2014. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — President Barack Obama slipped into...