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  • Editorials from around New York

    Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Syracuse Post-Standard on education in New York and the state's poorest families. June 30 The most important function of New York state government is to educate its...
  • Militants strike in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, killing as many as 60

    Armed militants struck within hours of each other on three continents Friday, wielding bombs, firearms and a gruesome display of a decapitated head in a demonstration of the growing global reach of Islamist violence. The militant group Islamic State...
  • Iraq: Bombs inside, around Baghdad kill at least 8 civilians

    Iraqi officials say a series of attacks in Baghdad and in two towns near the capital has killed at least eight people. Police officials say the deadliest among Tuesday's attacks was in the town of Mahmudiyah, about 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of...
  • Kuwait mosque bomber raised no red flags, transited Bahrain

    The Saudi man who blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque in Kuwait managed to slip out of his home country without raising any red flags and board a commercial flight transiting nearby Bahrain less than 24 hours before the deadly attack. The details of...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Ahead of referendum, Greeks hit by closed banks, warnings from eurozone Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a...
  • US program to train Syrian rebels losing ground

    The U.S. military's program to train and equip thousands of moderate Syrian rebels is faltering, with fewer than 100 volunteers, raising questions about whether the effort can produce enough capable fighters quickly enough to make a difference in the...
  • State of fear: Survivors tell of life under IS rule

    Inside the Islamic State's realm, the paper testifying that you have "repented" from your heretical past must be carried at all times. Many people laminate it just to be safe. It can mean the difference between life and death. Bilal Abdullah learned that...
  • A short chronology of the Islamic State group

    April 18, 2010 — U.S. and Iraqi forces kill two top leaders of al-Qaida's branch in Iraq. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi becomes the terror group's new leader. March 2011 — Syrian conflict erupts following an uprising against President Bashar Assad...
  • UN: Islamic State destruction of heritage sites a war crime

    The U.N.'s cultural agency said Monday the destruction of antiquities and heritage sites in conflict zones by the Islamic State and other extremist groups could amount to war crimes. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee, meeting in Bonn, noted the Islamic...
  • An insider's account of International Farhud Day

    An insider's account of International Farhud Day
    While I was speaking to the packed room, a woman I did not know, sitting in the front row, slowly shook her tear-stained head in disbelief and muttered softly … barely audible … "I never thought I would hear these words in this building."...
  • Putin and Russian political elite bid farewell to Primakov

    Russia's president and political elite joined thousands of mourners on Monday in bidding farewell to Yevgeny Primakov, a former prime minister who also served as Russia's top diplomat and foreign intelligence chief during a long and distinguished career....