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The police officer threatening an AA reporter covering the unrest in Ferguson was suspended
WASHINGTON/EDGARTOWN - Reuters
The US military earlier this summer carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, in an operation that the Pentagon said ultimately failed to find the captives
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
Germany is opposed to the formation of an independent state by Iraq's Kurds, who are currently battling Islamic State jihadists with Western help, Foreign Minister Steinmeier said
Germany is ready to send weapons to support Iraqi Kurds in their battle against the "barbaric" jihadist militants of the Islamic State, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Wednesday.
BERLIN - Reuters
Russia said all objections to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress had been made in Berlin talks toward a ceasefire
LONDON/PARIS - Agence France-Presse
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond voiced his "absolute horror" at the apparent beheading of US journalist James Foley, which he said showed the "brutality" of IS jihadists
NATO accused the Kremlin on Aug. 15 of escalating the conflict in Ukraine, confirming an incursion by Russian armored vehicles into violence-ridden country.
ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News
Yazidis have started to settled in a camp established by Turkey’s disaster agency in the Zakho region of Northern Iraq
TEHRAN - The Associated Press
Iranian President Rouhani told the visiting head of the UN nuclear watchdog that Tehran will not discuss its long-range missile program
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
The UN refugee agency said Tuesday it was poised to mount a massive aid operation for 500,000 Iraqis driven from their homes by jihadist rebels.
KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia - The Associated Press
A dozen Russian armored personnel carriers appeared Friday near a large aid convoy that was parked near the Ukrainian border, poised to cross into rebel-held territory.
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