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Globe Trot: Nigeria plagued by Ebola and Boko Haram

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International | NIGERIA has ordered all schools to remain closed until mid-October to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. With major airlines halting flights to…

Globe Trot: Russia sends more tanks, armored vehicles to Ukraine

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International | UKRAINE: Russian tanks and armored vehicles entered southeastern Ukraine today, away from where most of the intense fighting has been taking place and…

Updated list: Aid to the needy in Iraq

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Iraq | This list includes U.S.- and British-based aid groups all with established work in Iraq who are assisting displaced families in the northern part of the…

Risking genocide

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Persecution | As the Islamic State has raged from Syria to Iraq, it threatens to wipe out Christians and other religious groups with singular roots in ancient Mesopotamia

Numbers matter

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Iraq | Understaffing the U.S. effort in Iraq from the beginning has cost American lives, created conditions for Iraqi genocide, and threatens global security

Globe Trot: Calls for military intervention in Iraq are becoming a chorus

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International | IRAQ:Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress,

Globe Trot: Kurdish and Iraqi forces push back ISIS fighters

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International | IRAQ: Iraqi forces and Kurdish peshmerga today recaptured Mosul Dam, a crucial hydroelectric facility that’s been under ISIS control since earlier this…

Globe Trot: ISIS destruction rages on

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Iraq | IRAQ: ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) is wreaking havoc wherever it goes—and has been for months, without intervention, preceding its June…

Globe Trot: Pakistan braces for Independence Day protests

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International | PAKISTAN is bracing itself for huge protest movements taking to the streets on Thursday, the country’s Independence Day. It may be Cairo’s Tahrir Square…

Globe Trot: Baghdad roiled by political turmoil inside, ISIS outside

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International | IRAQ: Here’s one way to look at the dramatic fall of Iraq: In March, British bank Standard Chartered opened its first branch in Erbil, the capital of…

Genocide unfolds again in Iraq

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Iraq | Despite U.S. airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops, the Yazidi sect remain cut off from all rescue

Globe Trot: Fighting resumes in Gaza after short-lived ceasefire

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International | GAZA:  Two rockets were fired last night from Gaza just before the end of an Israeli-Hamas ceasefire, and Hamas said it was ready to resume fighting.

 
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