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Iraqi Kurdish leader urges independence referendum

July 3, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Turkish truck drivers released from militants’ capture in northern Iraq wave from an airplane for Turkey at an airport in Irbil, north of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Militants released the 32 Turkish truck drivers who were captured when the extremists overran the city of Mosul. Militants seized them on June 9 in Mosul, [&hellip...

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Ukraine’s president shakes up military leadership

July 3, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 2, 2014, Olga, who gave only her first name cries as a local man tries to help her, as they walk together from her burnt house after a Ukrainian Government forces airstrike in Luhanskaya village near Luhansk, eastern...

Egypt: violence marks anniversary of Morsi ouster

July 3, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Defaced presidential campaign posters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi are seen in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, July 3, 2014. A series of demonstrations and small bombings across much of Egypt marked the anniversary on Thursday of the ouster of Egypt’s...

Nearly 200 arrested after big HK democracy rally

July 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

People hold umbrellas while marching under the rain during an annual protest in downtown Hong Kong Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Hong Kong residents marched through the streets of the former British colony to push for greater democracy in a rally fueled by anger...

Bodies of missing Israeli teens found in West Bank

June 30, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli soldiers stage in the village of Halhul, near the West Bank town of Hebron, where the bodies of the three missing Israeli teenagers were found, Monday, June 30, 2014. The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday, just...

Ukrainian president ends unilateral ceasefire

June 30, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A woman cries near her burning house after shelling in the city of Slovyansk, Donetsk Region, eastern Ukraine, Monday, June 30, 2014. Residential areas came under shelling on Monday morning from government forces. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) KIEV, Ukraine (AP)...

N. Korea’s Kim guides rocket firing drills

June 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

People watch a TV news program showing the missile launch conducted by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, June 29, 2014. North Korea fired two short-range missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, a South Korean official said,...

Al-Qaida splinter declares new Islamic caliphate

June 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file photo taken Sunday, June 22, 2014, a fighter, third from right, with the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) distributes copies of the Quran, Islam’s holy book, to local residents in central northern...

2 buildings topple in India, killing at least 19

June 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

EDS: GRAPHIC CONTENT – Rescue workers carry the body of a victim out of the debris of a building that collapsed in New Delhi, India, Saturday, June 28, 2014. A dilapidated building collapsed in the Indian capital on Saturday, killing at least seven...

Latest Slam loss for Williams comes at Wimbledon

June 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Serena Williams of the U.S attends a press conference after losing to Alize Cornet of France at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/AELTC, Scott Heavey) LONDON (AP) — As Serena Williams began to...