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  • In Iraq, rise of Islamic State deals blow to Christian population

    The men play dominoes with a gusto that transforms the game into a virtual contact sport, lifting the pieces high in the air before smacking them down in a percussive staccato that provides a back beat to the buzz of their conversations. The easy...
  • China will not fill U.S void in Afghanistan but will help rebuild: official

    China does not seek to fill a void left in Afghanistan by the withdrawal of U.S. troops but will play a "huge" commercial role in helping rebuild the country, a newly appointed Chinese special envoy said Monday. China, which is connected to...
  • China welcomes U.N. resolution on MH17, calls for Ukraine ceasefire

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Beijing welcomes the recently passed U.N. resolution on downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, demanding those responsible be held to account, and called for a ceasefire in Ukraine. A...
  • Israel strikes hospital, houses; Gaza death toll passes 570

    JERUSALEM The Palestinian death toll in an Israeli offensive against Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip passed 570 on Monday as Israeli shells struck a hospital, residential homes were bombed, and the army said it had killed at least 10 gunmen who'd...
  • U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds

    U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds
    Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general&...
  • A Gaza solution: demilitarization

    A Gaza solution: demilitarization
    The key to ending the current battle between Hamas and Israel — and preventing more fighting in the future — is the demilitarization of Gaza. Simply put, Hamas without rockets is not the same Hamas. That solution, though seemingly...
  • Gaza rejoices at alleged capture of Israeli soldier

    GAZA (Reuters) - Residents of the Gaza Strip, mostly house-bound and fearful after 13 days of Israeli bombardment, lit fireworks and chanted "God is great!" into the early morning darkness on Monday after Hamas said it had captured an Israeli soldier....
  • Don't get used to killings of 11-year-olds, Chicago

    Don't get used to killings of 11-year-olds, Chicago
    Every day with a homicide is a bad day. And every day Chicago loses a young person with promise and vitality, this city is shamed. We wrote those words almost a year and a half ago — although it could have been any day among tens of thousands of...
  • Putin on the hot seat [Editorial]

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin was once lauded by supporters for his brilliance in cynically calling for a negotiated end to Ukraine's civil war while simultaneously escalating the conflict through secret shipments of arms and equipment to Russian-...
  • Congress took impeachment seriously with Watergate

    Bill Cohen served as an influential three-term U.S. senator, as well as secretary of defense, and is a respected global thinker. He believes his defining political moment was a summer four decades ago. As a 33-year-old freshman Republican representative...
  • Mission to Israel accomplished

    A group of Jewish leaders from Miami recently visited Israel during the current crisis and experienced the tense situation firsthand. The local travelers were among more than two dozen American Jewish communal leaders who recently toured communities in...