Russia 'to alter military strategy towards Nato'
Russia is to alter its military strategy as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says. Mikhail Popov, a Kremlin adviser, said that deteriorating relations with the US and Nato would be reflected in the updated ...
Protect Baltic states, not Ukraine, NATO told ahead of summitThe Globe and Mail
Obama hopes to reassure NATO allies on European tripUSA TODAY
Russia Hits Out at US on Ukraine as Obama Visits RegionBusinessweek
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Clegg calls for Ashya King to be reunited with parents
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has called for the parents of brain tumour patient Ashya King to be released from custody and reunited with their son. Brett and Naghemeh King are being held by police in Madrid after removing Ashya from hospital in ...
Ashya King's brother Danny finally allowed to visit him in hospitalDaily Mail
UK Deputy Leader Criticizes Ill Boy CaseABC News
Clegg: reunite Ashya King with his familyTelegraph.co.uk
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Ukraine claims Russian military forces in major rebel cities
KIEV, Ukraine – Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists. The statement on the Russians by ...
Russian forces strengthening positions in Ukraine: Kiev militaryReuters
Kremlin says Putin's 'I can take Kiev' remark misquotedUSA TODAY
Russia Calls on US to Push Ukraine Into Halting Military CampaignWall Street Journal
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Scores killed as Boko Haram insurgents overrun Nigerian town: sources
MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, several security sources said on Tuesday. The Islamists ...
Letter from Africa: Nigeria's Boko Haram wounds army's prideBBC News
Scores killed as Boko Haram overrun Nigerian townHindustan Times
Boko Haram Seize Nigerian Town After Deadly Battle: WitnessesHuffington Post
The Guardian -DailyPost Nigeria
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Somali officials say US struck where al Shabaab were meeting
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - An air strike by U.S. military forces struck an area where leaders of Somalia's al Qaeda-linked militants were meeting, intelligence sources said on Tuesday, but it was unclear whether any insurgent commanders were killed. The strike ...
US attempts to kill Al Shabab leader in SomaliaChristian Science Monitor
6 militants killed in US Somalia strikeBusinessweek
6 militants killed in US strike on al-Shabab in Somalia; fate of group's leader ...Washington Post
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A quick guide to the Scottish referendum
Scotland will vote on September 18 on whether to become independent from the rest of the UK and end a 307-year-old union with England. Why is Scotland holding this referendum? More. On this story. Rapid shift towards Scottish Yes vote; Video 'Yestival' ...
Scottish independence: Jim Murphy resumes 100 towns tourBBC News
Police to have 'zero tolerance' of intimidation and bullying of Scottish referendum ...Daily Mail
Jim Murphy: Nationalists have called off their mobsTelegraph.co.uk
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Tropical Storm Dolly heads for Mexico's Gulf coast, may strengthen
MEXICO CITY – Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday were near 50 mph (85 kph) and it was forecast to strengthen as it approaches the coast Tuesday night ...
Wake-Up Weather: Dolly forms, could produce showers over Houston later todayChron.com (blog)
Tropical Storm Dolly forms off east coast of MexicoThe Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
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End of Gaza war doesn't translate into peace
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A week after the guns fell silent in the Gaza war, Israel and the Palestinians seem to have little appetite or incentive for a return to U.S.-sponsored peace and statehood talks that collapsed five months ago. With conflicts raging in ...
Abbas' peace plan: Israeli withdrawal from West Bank within three yearsHaaretz
Inside bombed-out Gaza: One week on from end of 50-day war and the true ...Daily Mail
Israel's Bennett Defends New Appropriation of West Bank LandBloomberg
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Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Police in Egypt's Insurgent-Hit Sinai
The device detonated as police vehicles traveled along the Rafah to Sheikh Zuweid road, the Ministry of Interior said by e-mail. Police and unidentified assailants then engaged in gun battles, the state-run Middle East News Agency reported. An officer was ...
Bomb kills 11 Egyptian policemen in SinaiMiamiHerald.com
Attack on Egypt security convoy kills 11 in Sinai - security sourcesReuters
Middle East Updates / Attack on Egyptian armed forces kills 11 in Sinai, near GazaHaaretz
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Times of India
Police Abandon Posts in Lesotho, Fear for Lives
A Lesotho official says police have been told to abandon their posts and not wear uniforms to avoid being targeted in attacks during the country's continuing power vacuum. Assistant Police Commissioner Lehloka Maphatsoe said Tuesday he heard reports of ...
SA to help restore Thabane to powerIndependent Online
Ongoing unrest puts question mark on Lesotho PM's returnMail & Guardian Online
Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane deposed by Coup Leader KamoliJagran Josh
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Pakistan parliament backs embattled prime minister as crisis deepens
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's parliament threw its weight behind embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention. Sharif, who enjoys a solid ...
Pakistan's Sharif clings to power as protesters step up assaultWashington Post
Pakistan's promises to IMF in doubt as protests sap economyReuters India
State Department Issues Security Advisory for Americans in PakistanNBCNews.com
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Andy Hall: Thailand trial for UK labour activist
A British activist who campaigns for better working conditions has gone on trial in Thailand for defamation. The alleged offence is one of a series of charges relating to a report by a Finnish watchdog group last year which Andy Hall helped to write. He was ...
British rights activist faces libel trial in ThailandReuters Africa
British rights activist faces libel trial in Thailand over migrant worker claimsThe Straits Times
British Migrant Rights Activist Faces Thai TrialABC News
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Rights group: Thousands of child refugees held in Thailand
(CNN) -- Thousands of migrant children, including newborn babies, are being locked up in squalid and cramped detention facilities each year in Thailand, enduring serious physical and emotional harm, according to a new report. The 67-page report from ...
Thousands of Refugee Children Are Suffering in Thai DetentionTIME
HRW: Thailand locking up thousands of migrant childrenDeutsche Welle
Rights of Migrant Children Violated in Thai DetentionBusinessweek
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Russia 'to alter military doctrine towards Nato'
Russia is to alter its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says. Mikhail Popov, a Kremlin adviser, said that deteriorating relations with the US and Nato would be reflected in the updated ...
Aide: Putin's statement about ability to take over Kiev in 2 weeks quoted out of ...Fox News
Ukraine Warns of Escalation as Obama Set to Visit RegionBusinessweek
Ukraine's Poroshenko Accuses Russia of 'Open Aggression'Voice of America
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Iraq crisis: Islamic State accused of ethnic cleansing
Amnesty International says it has new evidence Islamic State militants are carrying out "a wave of ethnic cleansing" against minorities in northern Iraq. The human rights group said IS had turned the region into "blood-soaked killing fields". The UN earlier ...
ISIS turned northern Iraq into 'blood-soaked killing fields', says Amnesty ...Daily Mail
Islamic State Committed Ethnic Cleansing in Iraq, Amnesty SaysBloomberg
Amnesty: Islamic State in Iraq's Ethnic Cleansing on 'Historic Scale'Voice of America
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Middle East Eye
25 Libyans killed in Benghazi airport clashes
Middle East Eye
Twenty-five people were killed and several others wounded on Monday in clashes between troops loyal to retired general Khalifa Haftar and the self-styled Benghazi Revolutionaries' Shura Council militia in the eastern city of Benghazi. Ten council fighters ...
Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31seattlepi.com
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Syrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaeda-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists said. The fighting was focused around the town of Hamidiyeh in Quneitra ...
Fiji says UN negotiating demands with hostage takersCapital FM Kenya
Syria rebels clash with government forces in Golan HeightsFox News
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Times of India
Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq: UN
Times of India
GENEVA: Both Islamist fighters and, to a lesser extent, Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, a senior UN official said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday. Iraq's human rights minister, ...
UN to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in IraqIBNLive
UN to Send Team to Iraq for Inquiry on ISIS ActsNew York Times
UN to investigate crimes being committed on 'unimaginable scale' in Iraq by IS ...Business Standard
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Turkey summons US envoy over Snowden spying claims
ISTANBUL : Turkey on Monday said it had summoned the US charge d'affaires in Ankara to demand an explanation over a report that Washington has spied intensively on Turkish leaders since 2006. Der Spiegel reported that as well as sharing intelligence ...
Turkey summons US envoy over reports that US spied on AnkaraJerusalem Post
Media reports revive suspicions wiretapping done by intelligence unitsToday's Zaman
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Detained Americans in North Korea seek US help, in interviews with CNN
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed on Monday to the U.S government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews set up by the North Korean government. The three men, one serving a ...
Kenneth Bae, Other Americans Detained in North Korea Plead for US HelpNBCNews.com
In Interviews, 3 Americans Held in North Korea Plead for US HelpNew York Times
White House: Securing Release Of Detainees In North Korea A Top PriorityHuffington Post
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