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  • Renegade general in Libya survives assassination attempt, aide says

    Renegade general in Libya survives assassination attempt, aide says
    A rogue former army general in Libya survived an assassination attempt Wednesday as fighting and tension continued to escalate between his forces and Islamist militias loyal to the ruling General National Congress. The Libyan state news agency, LANA,...
  • Biden, Poroshenko say Russia's actions not humanitarian in Ukraine

    Biden, Poroshenko say Russia's actions not humanitarian in Ukraine
    Vice President Joe Biden agreed in a call with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday that Russia's military activities in eastern Ukraine were inconsistent with its stated desire to improve the humanitarian situation there, the White House said....
  • Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine

    Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine announced agreement Monday on a plan to get aid to civilians trapped in embattled eastern Ukraine after Moscow agreed to submit to International Committee of the Red Cross oversight and the participation of Western...
  • Floods kill at 400 in Kashmir area of India, Pakistan

    Floods kill at 400 in Kashmir area of India, Pakistan
    The death toll from the heaviest rain to fall on Kashmir in 50 years rose to more than 400 on Tuesday, with thousands still trapped on rooftops and residents criticizing Indian and Pakistani authorities for not doing enough to help them. On the Indian...
  • U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions

    U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions
    The United States demanded Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission on Friday, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbor and threatening more sanctions. Moscow,...
  • Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine

    Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine
    Russia on Friday defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government’s consent, drawing widespread condemnation for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • Russia Widely Condemned For Sending Trucks Into Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government's consent, drawing widespread condemnation Friday for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the country’s contentious parliament Monday and set new elections for Oct. 26 in a move likely to deepen Ukraine’s bitter east-west divide. Poroshenko’s government earlier in the day...
  • Israel, Palestinians both frustrated by 'useless' truces

    Israel, Palestinians both frustrated by 'useless' truces
    Frustration mounted as both Israel and Palestinian militants ignored each other's unilateral truce declarations Sunday, casting doubt on international efforts to bring the deadly warfare in the Gaza Strip to an end. After initially approving a 24-hour...
  • Michael T. Osterholm: What we need to contain Ebola

    Ebola outbreaks have occurred in Africa on more than two dozen occasions over the past 40 years, and it was brought under control every time. This was possible thanks to reliable techniques, such as preventing direct contact with infected persons and...
  • Why it's harder to contain this Ebola epidemic

    Ebola outbreaks have occurred in Africa more than two dozen times over the past 40 years, and they have been brought under control every time. This was possible thanks to reliable techniques, such as preventing direct contact with infected persons and...