Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Kyiv accused Moscow on Sept. 18 of massing its troops in annexed Crimea on the Ukraine border, rattling nerves just as President Petro Poroshenko prepared to meet US counterpart Barack Obama.
UNITED NATIONS - Reuters
The UN will create a special mission to combat Ebola, deploying staff in the worst-affected states as the UN Security Council declared the outbreak a 'threat to international peace and security'
Cypriot leaders agreed yesterday to try to speed up the pace of slow-moving peace talks to resolve outstanding issues in the decades-old conflict, a U.N. envoy said.
MADRID - Reuters
Spain will send a Patriot anti-ballistic missile battery to Turkey's southern border with Syria as part of a NATO initiative, Defence Minister Pedro Morenes said
Turkey's Interior Ministry 'would examine the issue' if there is a red notice for the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood members
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Australia's largest ever counter-terrorism raids detained 15 people and foiled an alleged plot by ISIL jihadists to conduct "demonstration killings", including beheading a random member of the public.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Iran cannot convince the world that its current ability to enrich uranium is acceptable, the top US negotiator said on Tuesday ahead of new nuclear talks with global powers.
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE - Reuters
Trying to reassure war-weary Americans, Obama vowed the US will not fight another ground war in Iraq but his spokesman said some military advisers could end up in front-line positions
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) near Baghdad
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized the US for its refusal to send troops into combat in the battle against ISIL militants he claimed were seeking to 'kill humanity
ROME – Agence France-Presse
The number of hungry people in the world has dropped by 100 million over the last 10 years, though one in nine are still undernourished, with Asia home to the majority of the underfed, the UN said Tuesday.
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