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  • Central African Republic civilian leaders threaten to boycott peace talks

    BANGUI/PARIS (Reuters) - Key political and religious groups in strifetorn Central African Republic on Friday threatened to boycott peace talks in the neighboring Republic of Congo, saying their county's future should be resolved at home. French...
  • Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric urges fighters to respect all people's rights

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani urged fighters on Friday to respect the rights of all Iraqis, regardless of sect or politics, after an escalation in apparent sectarian killings in recent weeks. Tens of...
  • Morocco goes on high alert over terror threats

    RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco has put its security services on high alert after intelligence reports revealed a "serious terror threat" from Islamist militants returning home after fighting in Iraq and Syria, the government said. Hundreds of fighters from...
  • Underage fighters drawn into Iraq sectarian war

    Underage fighters drawn into Iraq sectarian war
    The video on his phone shows the boy firing a heavy machine gun mounted on a tripod through a hole in a crumbling building, his slender body shaking from the kickback. "We were kind of nervous, not because we are cowards, because it was our first...
  • Taliban sympathizer posts pictures of smiling Bowe Bergdahl

    Taliban sympathizer posts pictures of smiling Bowe Bergdahl
    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, appeared smiling alongside a commander from the militant Haqqani network in a photo posted on a Twitter account by a supporter of the Afghan Taliban....
  • Reel Critics: A little McCarthy goes a long way

    The oversized comedy of Melissa McCarthy is best served as a side dish in a cinematic meal. "Bridesmaids" had just the right amount of her unfettered antics. That film's recipe called for her to share the spotlight with several other women. But now...
  • Ukrainian troops repel militant attack on Donetsk airport, reports say

    Fighting broke out again late Thursday between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia rebels around the international airport in Donetsk, Russian and Ukrainian media reported. Since losing several strongholds to resurgent government forces last week,...
  • Kenya's coastal killings pose insurgency risk for Kenyatta

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya may face a full-blown insurgency on its coast unless President Uhuru Kenyatta can douse a combustible mix of ethnic rivalries, land rows and Islamist militancy. Gunmen have killed about 100 people since mid-June, exposing...
  • Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasion

    Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasion
    Israel pressed on for a fourth day with its Gaza offensive on Friday, striking the Hamas-dominated enclave from air and sea, as Palestinian militants kept up rocket attacks deep into the Jewish state. At least 79 Palestinians, most of them civilians,...
  • Rockets fired from south Lebanon hit Israeli territory

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two rockets were fired into northern Israel from Lebanon on Friday, and Israel's army responded with artillery fire, Lebanon's news agency and security sources said, adding it was unclear who was behind the initial attack. Southern...
  • Turkish PM Erdogan says Israel's Gaza offensive threatens rapprochement

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said Israeli bombardment of Gaza was blocking efforts to patch up relations undermined by a 2010 attack by Israeli commandos on a Turkish ship that had been challenging its blockade of the...