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Explosion rocks mall in Nigerian capital

June 25, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Nigerian soldier, center, walks, at the scene of an explosion in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. An explosion rocked a shopping mall in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, on Wednesday and police say at least over 20 people have been killed and many wounded. Witnesses say body parts were scattered around the exit to Emab [&hellip...

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North Korea’s take on new US movie: “Act of war”

June 25, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 27, 2013 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leans over a balcony and waves to Korean War veterans cheering below at the end of a mass military parade on Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang to mark the 60th anniversary of the...

Outcry after Egypt sentences 3 reporters to prison

June 23, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste looks out from the defendant’s cage during the sentencing hearing for journalists working for Al-Jazeera in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, June 23, 2014. An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three journalists...

Kerry hands dire warning to Iraqis over future

June 23, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets U.S. Marines as he arrives at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, June 23, 2014. Kerry said the fate of Iraq may be decided over the next week and is largely dependent on whether its leaders meet a deadline for...

Russia’s Putin calls for compromise in Ukraine

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Riot police march to surround the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, an Orthodox Christian monastery, where radical masked activists gather to protest against separatists, who congregate in the area around the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei...

Israeli military carries out airstrikes in Syria

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Israeli soldiers load shells in their tank following the first death on the Israeli side of the Golan since the Syrian civil war erupted more than three years ago, near the Israeli village of Alonei Habashan, in the area of Tel Hazeka, close to the Quneitra...

Militants blitz through Iraq’s western desert

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People shop around at a market in central northern city of Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, June 22, 2014. Sunni militants on Sunday captured two border crossings, one along the frontier with Jordan and the other with...

Iraq’s capital lives in fear, expects the worst

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on June 17, 2014, an Iraqi woman buys food at a market in Baghdad, Iraq. While the Iraqi capital is not under any immediate threat of falling to the Sunni militants who have captured a wide swath of the country’s north and west,...

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...

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...