Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
Finnish energy ties with Russia deepen despite Ukraine crisis The government has tried to soothe concerns and Rosatom has said Moscow will not use nuclear power as a political weapon. There is also a commercial ... Russian operations accounted for 22 percent of Fortum's sales in the year to June and 15 percent ... 10/6/2014 - 6:20 am | View Link
Russia halts student exchange program with US MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has voiced regret about Russia's decision to cancel its participation in a major high school student exchange program. U.S. Ambassador John F. Tefft said in a statement that the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX ... 10/1/2014 - 3:24 pm | View Link
NATO weapon supply pledge to Kiev fraught with interference in Ukraine home affairs MOSCOW, September 16. /ITAR-TASS/. NATO weapon supply pledge to Kiev threatens to interfere in Ukrainian domestic affairs and abets to war crimes, Russia’s lower house State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said in his opening remarks of the lower house’s ... 09/15/2014 - 11:52 pm | View Link
Today in Liberty: Treasury Department halts Ex-Im deals with Russia, federal court grants D.C. a stay on gun rights ruling “I am a libertarian with a small ‘l’ and a Republican with a capital ‘R’. And I am a Republican with a capital ‘R’ on grounds of expediency, not on principle.” — Milton Friedman — GOP’s attitude on gay marriage is changing: The Hill ... 07/30/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
An Energy Weapon vs. Russia? First, in the current crisis, it could deter Putin from using the gas weapon, lest he encourage Europeans to make concerted efforts to shift their long-term gas procurement to the United States when that becomes possible in a few years. Second, in future ... 03/4/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Russia–Ukraine gas disputes The Russia–Ukraine gas disputes refer to a number of disputes between Ukrainian oil and gas company Naftohaz Ukrayiny and Russian gas supplier Gazprom over natural ... 10/24/2014 - 4:13 pm | View Website
Israel halts drone sale to Ukraine to avoid irking Russia ... The Foreign Ministry has halted a drone sale to Ukraine out of fears the deal would antagonize Russia, an ally of breakaway regions in east Ukraine, Channel 2 ... 10/24/2014 - 1:50 pm | View Website
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France halts delivery of warship to Russia French officials have spent years defending the arms sale, in which France beat rival nations such as Germany and Spain to sell ships to the Russians. 09/3/2014 - 10:14 pm | View Website
NEW YORK - A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America, but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Authorities took a man into custody Friday after they say he admitted driving a car onto the Oklahoma Capitol grounds overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces.
A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops Friday, the deadliest single attack in decades on the military. The "well-planned" attack began with a car bomb, which may have been set off by a suicid
An article Thursday about Rabbi Deborah Waxman's inauguration as the head of Reconstructionist Judaism gave the wrong location for the ceremony. It will take place at the National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall East, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.