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  • Uganda says begins sending ex-Congo rebels back home

    Uganda began sending home more than 1,000 fighters of a rebel group from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday after Kinshasa pressured it to return them to prevent them regrouping to fight again. Some 1,430 fighters are believed to have fled...
  • Russia says arms for Kiev won't help solve Ukraine crisis: RIA

    A deputy Russian foreign minister declared on Tuesday that supplying weapons to Kiev would not help solve a crisis in east Ukraine, after the White House said U.S. President Barack Obama would sign corresponding legislation this week. Russia and the West...
  • Horror in Peshawar

    The cowardly attack on hundreds of Pakistani schoolchildren by Taliban fighters in the city of Peshawar Tuesday has rightly drawn the condemnation of the world. The militants targeted a school where many members of Pakistan's officer corps send their...
  • Minnesota ex-governor Ventura sues HarperCollins over 'Sniper' book

    Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura has sued HarperCollins Publishing, saying he was defamed in passage from a book it put out from an ex-Navy SEAL who claimed the two were in a bar fight. Ventura, who in July won more than $1.8 million in damages...
  • Car bombs hit school bus in Yemen; at least 15 girls die

    A pair of car bombs in central Yemen on Tuesday killed at least 25 people, nearly two-thirds of them schoolgirls whose bus was hit, Yemeni officials said. A Shiite Muslim rebel group blamed Al Qaeda for causing the girls’ deaths in a botched...
  • Bradley Cooper on 'American Sniper': Training Was Basically A Science Experiment

    Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper," based on the life of decorated Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, premiered in New York Monday at the Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The film, adapted from Kyle's autobiography "American Sniper: The...
  • Threatened African nations urge western action on Libya crisis

    African leaders on Tuesday urged western nations to act to resolve the crisis in Libya which has sent shock waves across the vast arid Sahel band and threatened to destabilize fragile regional governments. More than three years after a French-led NATO...
  • U.S. officials expect stiffer Pakistani resolve in wake of Taliban attack

    The United States offered further counter terrorism help to Pakistan on Tuesday after a deadly Taliban attack on a school, and U.S. officials said privately they expect stronger Pakistani resolve in fighting the insurgents. President Barack Obama said...
  • Did CIA torture violate Nuremberg ban on human experimentation?

    WASHINGTON CIA health professionals may have committed war crimes by collecting and analyzing data on brutally interrogated detainees in potential violation of U.S. and international bans on research on human subjects without their consent, a human rights...
  • Kerry says Russia sanctions could end if Putin takes right steps

    Russia has made constructive moves in recent days towards reducing tensions in Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday, and he raised the possibility that Washington could lift sanctions if Moscow keeps taking positive steps. Speaking...
  • Islamists rout Syrian government troops, reflecting the war's complexities

    ISTANBUL The Assad regime sustained a major setback in northern Syria this week with the loss of two major military bases, and the big winner in the battle was al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate, the Nusra Front, which led the assault and captured what's thought...