US & others vow to strengthen U.N. peacekeeping

The United States and dozens of other countries vowed to speed up and strengthen the U.N.’s overstretched peacekeeping response to crises around the world. More...

Edward Snowden wins ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’

Edward Snowden has been selected among the winners of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the “alternative Nobel,” for his disclosures of top...
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Climate change threatens hard-won peace

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the UN Climate Summit on Tuesday, as world leaders and several business executives gathered to announce their commitments to...

Taliban Suicide Bomb Attack targets foreign convoy in central Kabul

The Taliban has taken responsibility for a suicide car bombing attack on a foreign military convoy just 200 meters away from the US embassy, killing 3 NATO...
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Suicide Bomber Kills 16 in Somalia attack.

A suicide bomber from Al-Shebab militia group rammed a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of African Union troops Monday that killed 16, and wounded 27 Gov. Adukadir Mohamed Sidi...

Denmark offers rehabilitation for Syrian jihadists

Denmark's PET intelligence agency (equivalent to the CIA) is aware of at least 115 fighters who have traveled to Syria to fight with opposition...
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Al-Shabaab Vows Revenge after US Airstrike Kills Leader

The militant group al-Shabaab has vowed revenge for the killing of its leader in a US airstrike on Somalia and named a successor, Al...

China Says 2 Pilots Dead in Aircraft Carrier Tests

Two Chinese test pilots were killed during the development of the country’s first aircraft carrier fighter wing, state media said. President Xi Jinping had signed...
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US Drone Strikes Target al-Shabab Leader in Somalia

Al-Shabab’s top leader was in one of two vehicles hit on Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic...

Hamas Agrees to Open-Ended Ceasefire With Israel in Egypt

Throngs of civilians took to the streets in Gaza to celebrate Hamas' declaration of victory against Israel. Hamas was able to broker a deal...
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