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Nobel peace winners fear ‘new, more dangerous Cold War’

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Nobel peace prize winners on Sunday expressed deep concern about the growing threat of conflict, including nuclear war, and “a new and more dangerous Cold War”.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Kurdish forces kill 16 jihadists in Syria: monitor

In this Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, citizen journalism image provided by an anti-Bashar Assad activist group Edlib News Network (ENN), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, rebels from al-Qaida-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra, also known as the Nusra Front, sit on a truck full of ammunition at Taftanaz air base, that was captured by the rebels in Idlib province, northern Syria. AP

Kurdish forces killed at least 16 Islamic State group fighters in an attack on Saturday in northeast Syria near the border with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Syria toll tops 200,000 as food crisis looms for refugees

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The death toll in Syria’s war was reported on Tuesday to have topped 200,000 as aid workers warned of a humanitarian crisis after the UN cut food aid to 1.7 million Syrian refugees.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Kerry praises Iran airstrikes vs ISIS

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US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday welcomed any Iranian military action against Islamic State jihadists in Iraq as “positive” after the Pentagon said Tehran had carried out air strikes against the group.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Anti-ISIS US defense bill okayed–AP

House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a $585 billion defense policy bill that provides funds to expand the U.S. mission in Iraq to counter Islamic State militants and gives the military the authority to train moderate Syrian forces.

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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