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Vatican signs treaty with 'State of Palestine'

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican signed a treaty with the "State of Palestine" on Friday, saying it hoped its legal recognition of the state would help stimulate peace with Israel and that the treaty itself would serve as a model for other Mideast co ...

Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage

DUBLIN (AP) -- Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued. Senior figures from th ...

Saudi king, other leaders to snub Obama's Camp David summit

[caption id="attachment_37969" align="alignright" width="300"] Obama meets with new Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP)[/caption]RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman will ...

British conservatives celebrate victory, Cameron holds power

[caption id="attachment_7924" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]LONDON (UPI) -- Britain's Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister David Cameron, celebrated late Thursday and into Friday morning as it appeared they have notched a ...

Iran fires warning shots across bow of cargo ship

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iranian patrol vessels fired warning shots across the bridge of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel that was traversing the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian territorial waters, a Pentagon official said Tuesday. Col. Steve Warren, a P ...

Will Iran receive $50B to sign deal?

[caption id="attachment_13091" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Yet a new wrinkle has surfaced in the controversial nuclear deal being formulated by the US and world powers with Iran, as State Department representatives on Monday ...

Iranians chant 'death to Israel, U.S.' during military parade

TEHRAN (UPI) -- Thousands of Iranians celebrated their nation's annual Army Day this weekend, with a full-on military parade -- replete with contempt for the United States and archenemy Israel, media reports said. The day of observance, called Rouz-e ...

Another Iran warning: Listen to Abdullah

Raising international concerns over a U.S. nuclear accord with Iran, Jordan's King Abdullah II this week said that agreeing to this "deal" without regard to Tehran's growing aggression in the Middle East would be a serious mistake. "You've got to con ...

Canadian Supreme Court bans prayer at city council meetings

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled unanimously on Wednesday that elected officials do not have the right to pray at city council meetings. The case dates back to 2007 when Alain Simoneau, a resident of the city of Saguenay, Quebec, complained about ci ...

Netanyahu: West Must Reassert Original Demands on Iran

[caption id="attachment_5285" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu isn't letting up his rhetorical barrage against the recent framework deal signed with Iran. Following a statement last night at the ...


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