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Scotland Votes No To Independence

Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom after voting against independence in a historic referendum. After years of campaigning Alex Salmond's dream of breaking up the 307-year-old Union has been shattered. Despite major Yes victories in Dunde ...

ISIS issues new curriculum in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled." The Islamic State g ...

Merkel leads Berlin rally against anti-Semitism

[caption id="attachment_27415" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel led a rally against anti-Semitism in Berlin on Sunday, telling several thousand people that Jewish life is part of Germany's i ...

Putin to oversee Russian military buildup

[caption id="attachment_13641" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Russian President Vladimir Putin called for an expansion of the country's military capability, including its nuclear capability. In personally taking over Russia's M ...

Obama, Kerry face lack of trust in building coalition to go after ISIS

BEIRUT (AP) -- Stitching together a broad coalition to tackle the extremist Islamic State group hinges on overcoming the reluctance of U.S. allies in the Middle East who are deeply frustrated with a White House they believe has been naive and weak on ...

Arab League chief: Confront Islamic State group

CAIRO (AP) — The head of the Arab League urged its members Sunday to confront Islamic State extremists "militarily and politically," issuing an apparent call to arms as President Barack Obama prepares to go to lawmakers and the American public with h ...

NATO, Cameron and Obama

Several newspapers are calling today for action by Nato on two fronts - against Russia's incursion into Ukraine and against Islamic State in the Middle East. "Nato must rediscover its sense of purpose", says the Daily Telegraph. It calls on the organ ...

Ukraine soldier tells of battles with Russian army

Bloodied, dirty and stinking, the Ukrainian soldiers who passed through the town of Komsomolsk on Saturday morning made for a sorry sight. But they were the lucky ones, who had managed to escape alive from an assault they say involved regular units o ...

British PM Cameron outlines plans for returning militants

[caption id="attachment_7924" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]British Prime Minister David Cameron outlined plans to combat Islamic militants, about 500 of whom are from Britain, as they return home. Cameron, speaking to Parliam ...

GOP lawmakers asked Nieto for release of American marine

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto lauded California on Tuesday for its relatively favorable treatment of undocumented immigrants, telling a joint session of the Legislature that the state has taken the "ethically correct" position in a national de ...


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