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Ukrainian jet was shot down by missile from a Russian plane

A Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down by an air-to-air missile from a Russian plane and Ukrainian troops were fired upon by missiles from a village inside Russia, a spokesman for Ukraine’s Security Council said Thursday. The alleged episodes mark … read more

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and fellow foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle to nuclear talks with Iran, with a target date only a week away for a pact meant to curb programs Tehran could turn to making … read more

UN warns Iraq to form a new government

UN warns Iraq of ‘chaos’ if no political progress The U.N. urged Iraq’s leaders Saturday to overcome their deep divisions and move quickly to form a new government that can unite the country and confront a surging militant threat, warning … read more

Afghan candidates have agreed to a national unity government.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says both of Afghanistan’s presidential candidates are committed to abiding by the results of the “largest, most comprehensive audit” of the election runoff ballots possible. Kerry stood with the two … read more

Israeli bombing turns Gaza into ghost town

It’s the holy month of Ramadan, when people throughout the Muslim world meet with friends and family, buy presents for loved ones and break a day-long fast each evening amid colorful street scenes. But not in Gaza City, one of … read more

Fog of war in Benghazi hampered military response

The military might have been able to prevent two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi if commanders had known more about the intensity of the sporadic gunfire directed at the CIA installation where Americans had taken refuge and had … read more

Iraqi officials discovered 50 bodies,blindfolded and with their hands bound

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials discovered 50 bodies, many of them blindfolded and with their hands bound, in an agricultural area outside a city south of Baghdad on Wednesday, raising concerns over a possible sectarian killing amid the battle against … read more

Russia accuses US of fueling Ukrainian crisis

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister on Saturday accused the United States of encouraging Ukraine to challenge Moscow and heavily weighing in on the European Union. Speaking in televised remarks Saturday, Sergey Lavrov said that “our American colleagues still prefer … read more