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  • Britain considering arming, training Kurdish forces: PM Cameron

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - Britain said on Thursday it was considering arming Kurdish forces but Prime Minister David Cameron signaled he would not sanction U.K. airstrikes against Islamic State militants before a new Iraqi government is in place. Britain...
  • UK opposition leader to Scots: Spurn breakaway because PM Cameron is on way out

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour party urged Scots on Thursday to reject independence in a referendum this month, saying it would soon oust the ruling Conservatives, who have little support north of the border. Labour leader Ed Miliband...
  • War -- past, present and future

    The world seems to be falling apart. Only lunatics from North Korea or Iran once mumbled about using nuclear weapons against their supposed enemies. Now Vladimir Putin, after gobbling up the Crimea, points to his nuclear arsenal and warns the West not to...
  • Bank of England holds rates despite robust recovery

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold on Thursday as Britain's economy continued to thrive, although risks to the recovery both at home and abroad remain. The BoE's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) left its Bank Rate at 0.5...
  • Spain's 7.5 million Catalans seek independence

    BARCELONA, Spain A new crack in the facade of European unity has appeared in northeastern Spain where an ancient people known as Catalans, speaking a language older than English, are seeking to leave Spain and form a separate state: Catalonia. Recent...
  • Fall movie season is here

    As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including "Into the Woods" from director Rob Marshall. As always, dates are subject to...
  • NATO chief, at summit, says Russia attacking Ukraine

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - NATO's top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defenses against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time...
  • U.S., Britain to send troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa

    U.S., Britain to send troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa
    The United States and Britain are sending troops and equipment to West Africa to help curb the spread of Ebola, officials said Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that the outbreak is outstripping the capacity to respond in one of the worst-...
  • Britain's Cameron says pressure to build on Russia over Ukraine

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said pressure would ramp up on Russia if it did not curtail its actions in Ukraine, which he described as unacceptable. Speaking ahead of a two-day NATO summit in Wales, Cameron told BBC...
  • Putin Calculates NATO's Will To Help Allies

    Speaking on Aug. 29 — at a fundraiser, of course — Barack Obama applied to a platitude the varnish of smartphone sociology, producing this intellectual sunburst: "The truth of the matter is, is that the world has always been messy. In part,...
  • Ebola spreads in Nigeria; toll from West African outbreak tops 1,900

    A doctor in Nigeria continued to treat patients after developing symptoms of Ebola and may have exposed scores of people to the deadly virus, the United Nations health organization warned Tuesday, raising fears that the outbreak could escalate in Africa's...