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Globe Trot: The ISIS propaganda video franchise

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | IRAQ: ISIS is making a franchise of atrocious (and edited) propaganda videos, and the latest shows 21 captured Kurdish peshmerga soldiers paraded, alive,

Ukraine’s long winter

By Jill Nelson
Posted

Ukraine | Even with cease-fire and sanctions, the war that isn’t just won’t stop

Midday Roundup: Russia, Ukraine strike ceasefire deal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Peace plan. Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a ceasefire at Ukraine’s eastern border as part of a peace deal in the war-torn region. Pro-Russian…

Globe Trot: Merkel urges Obama not to arm Ukrainian forces

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Today German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington. She hopes to persuade the United States not to arm Ukrainian…

Civilians flee as rebels gain ground in Ukraine

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | Separatist and government troops agree to a brief ceasefire today to let residents evacuate

Globe Trot: Germany, France make another bid for peace in Ukraine

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Germany and France announced a surprise bid to negotiate an end to the conflict in Ukraine, with heads of state Angela Merkel and François Hollande…

Globe Trot: Is Russia spying on U.S.-Cuba talks?

By Mindy Belz
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International | CUBA: CNN and Cuban media are reporting the arrival of the U.S. delegation—the first American diplomats on Cuban soil in 30 years—for two days of talks…

Globe Trot: Russia starts new year with street protests

By Mindy Belz
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International | RUSSIAN opposition leader Alexei Navalny launched street protests in Moscow yesterday after his brother Oleg was sentenced to prison on spurious charges.

Globe Trot: Taliban declares victory in Afghanistan amid U.S. exit

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Taliban insurgents today declared the "defeat" of the United States and its allies in the 13-year-old war, a day after the American-led coalition…

What to do with Castro’s Cuba

By D.C. Innes
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Cuba | On New Year’s Day 1959, Fidel Castro’s revolution established a socialist state in Cuba. In 1960, the United States under President Dwight D. Eisenhower…

Midday Roundup: Judge rules immigration action unconstitutional

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Meaningless victory? A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday that parts of President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration are…

Globe Trot: Kenyan president cleared of crimes against humanity

By Mindy Belz
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International | KENYA: The International Criminal Court meeting at The Hague has cleared Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta of crimes against humanity. He was indicted in…

 
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