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Police in China’s Xinjiang region shot dead 13 assailants

Police in China’s western Xinjiang region shot dead 13 assailants who drove one or more vehicles into a police office building and set off explosives in an attack Saturday that injured three police officers, the news website for the regional … read more

Eritrean national in prison for murdering wife hangs himself

Israel – A man in prison on suspicion of brutally stabbing his wife to death in late December 2012 in Tel Aviv killed himself in Hadarim prison on Wednesday, where he was awaiting trial. The Israel Prison Service said the … read more

Bergdahl will arrive in United States overnight,

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is scheduled to fly back to the United States early Friday, NBC News has learned. Two senior defense officials say the freed Taliban prisoner will arrive at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio sometime after … read more

Poroshenko ready to hold talks with opponents in eastern Ukraine

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s new president signaled on Wednesday he would be ready to hold talks with opponents in eastern Ukraine if pro-Russian separatists waging an insurgency there agreed to lay down their weapons. The rebels show no sign of … read more

Hard-won security gains in Somalia could be undermined

By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Hard-won security gains in Somalia could be undermined unless the rest of the world steps up support to improve Somalis’ lives, the United Nations’ special representative for the country said on Wednesday. In the … read more

UN is set to sanction Abubakar Shekau,Boko Haram Leader

By  Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council is set to sanction Abubakar Shekau, leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram, and its faction Ansaru, the first individual and entity to be designated by the world body since the … read more

Putin accuses Ukraine of sabotaging gas talks

By Barbara Lewis and Alexei Anishchuk BRUSSELS/NOVO-OGARYOVO Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine on Wednesday of forcing gas talks into a “dead end” by rejecting the offer of a cut in duty to resolve a price dispute … read more

How American history judges Bowe Bergdahl

Claims made against the returned U.S. soldier need to be seen in light of our past When the movie “Patton” was released in 1970, in the midst of one of our most divisive wars, it thrilled American theatergoers. The account … read more