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  • Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance

    Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance
    Scotland has voted on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or break the 307-year-old union in a finely balanced independence referendum with global consequences. Its verdict should be clear around breakfast time on Friday. Polling booths closed...
  • Eight reported dead in attack on Ebola workers in Guinea

    When Guinean government officials visited the village of Womme in the country’s southeast, they planned to educate people about Ebola and show them how to avoid it — in a region where many still believe the virus doesn’t exist. But...
  • Wrongly mixed vaccine suspected in deaths of 15 Syrian infants

    The use of an improperly mixed vaccine in a measles-immunization campaign apparently led to the deaths this week of at least 15 infants in a rebel-held corner of Syria, a preliminary investigation has found. As many as 75 children may have been injected...
  • The dangerous, valuable work of U.N. peacekeepers

    In mid-August, two United Nations peacekeepers from Burkina Faso were killed and several wounded in a suicide attack in the Timbuktu region of northern Mali. In early September, also in Mali, four peacekeeping troops from Chad lost their lives and many...
  • 8 bodies, including 3 journalists, found after attack on Ebola education team

    Eight bodies, including those of three journalists, were found after an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman said on Thursday. "The eight bodies were...
  • U.N. announces 'unprecedented' action, launches Ebola crisis mission

    U.N. announces 'unprecedented' action, launches Ebola crisis mission
    The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday on an urgent resolution calling for nations to provide immediate assistance in the fight against Ebola, which WHO Director Margaret Chan called “likely the greatest peacetime challenge”...
  • Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism

    Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism
    European Union and NATO officials expressed undisguised relief on Friday at Scotland's clear vote against independence from Britain, but some fretted that the genie of separatism may be out of the bottle in Europe. EU partners had mostly kept quiet in...
  • U.S. officials see glimmers of progress in Iran nuclear talks

    After months of impasse, U.S. officials say they see signs of movement as Iranian diplomats begin meeting again with representatives of six world powers for a weeklong push aimed at reaching a deal on Tehran’s disputed nuclear program. Negotiators...
  • NATO nuclear drawdown now seems unlikely

    Last summer in Berlin, President Obama called for "bold reductions" in U.S. and Russian tactical nuclear weapons to ease the risk of annihilation in Europe. Obama was referring to the roughly 200 B61 nuclear bombs that the U.S. has deployed in five NATO...
  • America's still ready to lead

    America's still ready to lead
    It's a reality of our age that this nation is not free to tune out the world's problems and just focus on matters inside our borders. There are destabilizing forces of all kinds out there. Many are a legacy of 9/11. Others stem from the Cold War's end...
  • U.S. to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa to fight Ebola

    U.S. to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa to fight Ebola
    The United States announced Tuesday it will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a ramped-up plan, including a major deployment in Liberia, the country where the epidemic is spiraling fastest out of control. The U.S. response to...