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  • Patrick Differ: U.S. must continue to support Israel

    I typically like and agree with many of Tom Zirpoli's opinion columns, but I believe he is completely wrong in his April 1 column, "U.S should rethink Israel support." First of all, Benjamin Netanyahu is a political caretaker in a democratic country...
  • Saudis say UN could vote soon on Yemen sanctions resolution

    Saudi Arabia's U.N. ambassador said Friday a vote on a draft United Nations resolution that would impose new sanctions on leaders of Yemen's Houthi Shiite rebels and the country's former president and his son will likely take place early next week. The...
  • Gulati: FIFA could benefit from US World Cup in 2026

    U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati believes his sport could receive a big domestic boost from hosting the World Cup in 2026. He also thinks scandal-plagued FIFA would benefit immensely from putting its biggest show back on steadier ground....
  • Russia slams Ukrainian law banning Communist-era symbols

    The Russian Foreign Ministry has denounced Ukraine for new laws that ban symbols of the former Communist regime and recognize partisans who fought against the Red Army as freedom-fighters. A ministry statement said Friday that the laws "match the...
  • Syrian peace talks in Moscow end in disarray

    Talks between the Syrian government and the opposition ended in acrimony Friday with the parties blaming each other for the breakdown. The Russian mediator of the weeklong meeting, Vitaly Naumkin, said the parties agreed on a set of principles for a...
  • NATO downsizing Russian delegation

    NATO is downsizing the Russian delegation to the U.S.-led defense alliance, cutting the maximum staff allowed to 30. NATO deputy spokeswoman Carmen Romero said Friday the new ceiling on personnel from NATO partner countries applies to all 41 nations...
  • Wandering Eye: 'Inside the Kremlin's Hall of Mirrors,' the Pentagon's policy on transgender personnel, and more

    Wandering Eye: 'Inside the Kremlin's Hall of Mirrors,' the Pentagon's policy on transgender personnel, and more
    As Rand Paul makes his inevitable Libertarian-ish presidential run official, it's time for some big thinking on the optimal size of the federal government. Paul will say it ought to be no bigger than a toy poodle—perhaps an unweaned kitten—...
  • U.S. Soccer president confident World Cup will return to United States

    U.S. Soccer president confident World Cup will return to United States
    The World Cup is coming back to the United States. Just where and when is still be determined, but with the 2026 tournament the next one to come up for a vote, Sunil Gulati, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, is feeling pretty good about his...
  • Russian warns of Islamic State's influence in Russia

    A senior Russian intelligence official on Friday warned of the potential influence of the Islamic State group inside Russia, primarily among the Muslims in the North Caucasus provinces. Russian federal forces have fought two separatist wars in Chechnya,...
  • Poland marks 5th anniversary of presidential plane disaster

    Poland is marking the fifth anniversary of the plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 members of his presidential entourage on a visit to Russia, the worst catastrophe to strike the Polish state since World War II and an event that...
  • Fire engulfs mosque in Russia's Dagestan, no one hurt

    Fire has engulfed the main mosque in a town in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan. Police spokeswoman Fatina Ubaidatova says no one was hurt when the fire swept through the mosque in Kizlyar, located near the border with Chechnya. Fire...