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Pro-Russia separatists vow to keep up the fight

July 6, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

People listen to Pavel Gubarev, self-proclaimed people’s governor, during a pro-Russian meeting in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 6, 2014. More than a thousand people rallied on Donetsk’s central Lenin square on Sunday afternoon in support of the pro-Russian rebellion after an important defeat yesterday. (AP Photo/Dmitry...

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Video purportedly shows extremist leader in Iraq

July 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

This image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a...

Clashes break out during Palestinian funeral

July 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians throw rocks as they clash with Israeli security forces during the funeral of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir in Jerusalem on Friday, July 4, 2014. Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem on Friday as thousands of people...

Iraq’s al-Maliki signals his intent to stay in job

July 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 26, 2010 file photo, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki speaks to the press in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Maliki said in a statement issued by his office Friday, July 4, 2014, that he will fight until the Islamic militants who have overrun...

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...

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)...