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  • Top Kurdish security official warns West of Iraq blowback

    ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Western countries will end up fighting insurgents who have overrun large parts of Iraq on their own doorstep unless they intervene to combat the threat at its source, a senior Kurdish security official said in an interview....
  • Ukraine accuses rebels of hiding evidence Russian missiles shot down plane

    KIEV (Reuters) - A spokesman for Ukraine's Security Council said on Sunday pro-Russian rebels fighting in the country's east were doing all they could to hide evidence that Russian missiles shot down a Malaysian airliner. "The terrorists are doing...
  • Pro-Russian rebel tweets black boxes in east Ukraine's Donetsk

    KIEV (Reuters) - A pro-Russian rebel who calls himself "Novorossiya", or New Russia, on Twitter tweeted on Sunday that the black boxes belonging to the downed Malaysian airliner had been brought to Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. Sergei Kavtaradze, a...
  • Russia's Putin not blinking in 'last chance saloon'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the "last chance saloon" over the Ukraine crisis but appears to be doing little to get out of it. Since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down over east Ukraine, Putin has been under...
  • President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]

    President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]
    On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
  • Proud Sunni neighborhood writhes under Iraq's Shiite security forces

    Proud Sunni neighborhood writhes under Iraq's Shiite security forces
    He fought alongside U.S. troops battling Al Qaeda militants on the streets of Adhamiya, one of Baghdad's most treacherous districts during the long American-led occupation. Now he is ready to take up arms against the Iraqi government that he once fought...
  • At a dangerous moment, make Putin choose

     At a dangerous moment, make Putin choose
    As we write, the world scrambles to solve the mystery of, and assign blame for, the shootdown of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. Tempers run high. So does speculation about culprits and motives. On Friday, President Barack Obama said the U.S. believes...
  • Ukraine rebels could agree brief truce for recovery work at crash site: RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A pro-Russian separatists could agree to a two- to three-day truce in eastern Ukraine to allow recovery work at the site of a downed Malaysian airliner, Russia's RIA news agency quoted a rebel leader as saying on Thursday. The rebels,...
  • UPDATE: Rebel leader asks Russia for help with deteriorating Ukraine crash site

    UPDATE: Rebel leader asks Russia for help with deteriorating Ukraine crash site
    A rebel leader appealed to Russia on Saturday for help with worsening conditions at the crash site of a Malaysian airliner, accusing the Ukrainian government of preventing experts from arriving and allowing bodies to rot. Aleksander Borodai, prime...
  • Germany's Merkel urges Putin to influence separatists over Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister said on Saturday now may be Moscow's last opportunity to prove it is serious about peace in Ukraine as Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated her call on Russia's Vladimir Putin to use his influence over pro-...
  • Israeli PM orders ground offensive in Gaza: official statement

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday instructed the military to begin a ground offensive in Gaza, an official statement from his office said. Reuters witnesses and Gaza residents reported heavy artillery and...