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  • On east Ukraine front, residents make home in Soviet-era bomb shelter

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - For those living on the front line between pro-Russian separatists and government troops in eastern Ukraine, the difference between life and death is often making it to the bomb shelter before the doors close. The separatist...
  • Pressure mounts on Europeans to take more action against Islamic State

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - European leaders face calls to take direct action against the Islamic State including in Syria after the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, but politicians are reluctant to take the lead after previous missteps in the...
  • Author Randy Wayne White to sign books in Orlando and Mount Dora

    MOUNT DORA — In the Dinkins Bay of author Randy Wayne White's imagination, live-aboards, charter fishing-boat crews and a few select friends meet Fridays in the Sanibel marina for beer and gossip. Like his characters, White will meet with fans at...
  • Rebel-held mine collapses in Central African Republic, killing 25

    BANGUI (Reuters) - At least 25 people died when a gold mine collapsed near the Central African Republic town of Bambari, a spokesman for the mainly Muslim Seleka rebels which run the mine said on Friday. The mine at Ndassima is carved deep into a...
  • Germany cautions Ukraine on reforms before Merkel visit

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government expressed concern about the pace of reform in Ukraine on the eve of a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying Berlin was considering offering additional aid to rebuild the country but that Kiev needed to...
  • For Sotloff family, quiet waiting for news of kidnapped journalist

    It was a day of quiet waiting Thursday for the family of Steven Sotloff, a Pinecrest journalist abducted by Muslim jihadists in Syria who on Tuesday threatened to kill him. "He's still alive, so there is nothing to say," his mother, Shirley Sotloff, told...
  • Death toll from Shi'ite militia attack on Sunni mosque in Iraq hits 68

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The death toll from a shooting attack by Shi'ite militia forces on a Sunni mosque in Iraq on Friday has reached 68, a morgue official said. (Reporting by Raheem Salman; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Alison Williams)
  • Islamist militants on rise in Austria: government

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Authorities suspect around 130 people resident in Austria - most of them foreign nationals - have allied themselves with Islamist militants fighting abroad, officials in Vienna said on Friday, raising their estimate by nearly a third....
  • Kiev accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid convoy crosses border

    MOSCOW (dpa) A huge Russian aid convoy entered Ukraine without an escort from the Red Cross on Friday, provoking talk of an "invasion" in Kiev. Some 100 lorries had crossed the border by 2 p.m. (1000 GMT), Russian state television reported. The...
  • Indian hunger striking activist re-arrested: police

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian human rights activist Irom Sharmila, on hunger strike for the last 14 years in protest against alleged army atrocities, was arrested again on Friday two days after being released from hospital detention. "Sharmila has been...
  • Airstrikes continue as Obama vows justice for killers; Pentagon weighs more troops

    WASHINGTON U.S. aircraft kept up a steady stream of strikes against Islamic State targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday as President Barack Obama condemned the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and indicated that the United States would run his...