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  • The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State

    The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State
    Sectarian violence is tearing apart much of the Middle East. One of the major antagonists, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is also becoming a serious domestic security challenge for more than 80 countries around the world grappling with...
  • Iran seeks quick relief from U.N. sanctions in nuclear talks

    Iran seeks quick relief from U.N. sanctions in nuclear talks
    The latest obstacle to the U.S. and five other nations finalizing a nuclear deal with Iran by this month's deadline is an unexpected new demand from Tehran for quick relief from United Nations sanctions. For most of the last nine months of negotiations,...
  • Fred Hiatt: As Putin keeps advancing, U.S. keeps rationalizing

    Fred Hiatt: As Putin keeps advancing, U.S. keeps rationalizing
    If someone had told you last fall that Russia would soon invade a neighboring country, annex part of it and occupy another chunk, you might have been skeptical. You certainly would not have believed that, in the face of this shattering of the accepted...
  • As forces amass, German diplomat tries to head off Russia-Ukraine war

    Germany's foreign minister shuttled between Kiev and Moscow on Tuesday in an effort to avert all-out war between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. NATO's new chief, meanwhile, warned of a "serious military buildup" by Russia...
  • U.N. panel votes for censure of North Korea's human rights 'horror'

    U.N. panel votes for censure of North Korea's human rights 'horror'
    A move by more than 100 nations to send North Korea's leadership to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity advanced Tuesday when the United Nations General Assembly human rights committee voted by a large margin to...
  • Obama remains high-handed -- and wrong -- about Ukraine

    PARIS -- For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world -- whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will...
  • Irán aún pone trabas antes de inminente plazo para acuerdo nuclear: regulador

    Irán aún pone trabas antes de inminente plazo para acuerdo nuclear: regulador
    Irán aún no ha explicado a la agencia nuclear de la ONU sobre sus supuestas investigaciones para fabricar una bomba atómica, dijo el jueves el jefe de la entidad, a sólo cuatro días del plazo final para lograr un acuerdo entre Teherán y seis potencias y...
  • Merkel's tough words for Putin

    Merkel's tough words for Putin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin bolted early from last weekend's world economic summit because, well, he had a long flight ahead to Moscow and he wanted to be fresh at work on Monday and you know how it is. Or maybe there was another reason for Putin's...
  • Greece, Turkey at odds over fuel reserves in Mediterranean

     Greece, Turkey at odds over fuel reserves in Mediterranean
    About 20 years ago, a blip in the centuries of bad blood between them, NATO allies Greece and Turkey came to the brink of war over conflicting claims to an arid Aegean isle inhabited solely by goats, rabbits and sheep. Now, after a sudden burst of...
  • Plague in Madagascar has killed 40, World Health Organization says

    An outbreak of the plague has killed 40 out of 119 confirmed cases in Madagascar since late August, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. The WHO said there is a "risk of rapid spread" of plague in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo where...
  • Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea

    Car jackers steal suspected Ebola blood samples in Guinea
    Robbers in Guinea hijacked a Red Cross vehicle this week and made off with a cooler containing blood samples from suspected Ebola patients, a senior Red Cross official said on Friday. "No doubt they thought it was something else," Youssouf Traoré,...