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  • U.N. rights boss condemns 'widespread' Islamic State crimes in Iraq

    GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday condemned "appalling, widespread" crimes being committed by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners and "ethnic and religious cleansing". The...
  • Missouri governor lifts Ferguson curfew as National Guard called in

    Missouri governor lifts Ferguson curfew as National Guard called in
    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on Monday and began deploying National Guard troops to help quell days of rioting and looting spurred by the fatal shooting of a black unarmed teenager by a white...
  • Pope Francis may visit three U.S. cities next year

    Pope Francis may visit three U.S. cities next year
    Pope Francis confirmed Monday that he’s considering plans to visit the United States, and may make the trip a multi-city tour of North America that could include a stop in Mexico. In a news conference aboard the papal plane as he was returning...
  • U.N. chief calls for protection of rights in Missouri protests

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on U.S. authorities on Monday to ensure the protection of the rights of protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, where there have been demonstrations and rioting over the fatal police...
  • China's Xi calls for a political solution to ease Ukraine crisis: Xinhua

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for a political solution for the Ukraine crisis to avoid confrontations, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Efforts should be made to "ease the tense situation and avoid...
  • U.N. chief Ban commends Iraqi PM Maliki's decision to step aside

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday welcomed the decision of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to step aside and his pledge of support for Haider al-Abadi as his successor. "He (Ban) looks forward to the swift...
  • U.N. chief Ban names Spanish diplomat as new Libya envoy

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday named Spanish diplomat Bernardino Leon as the world body's special envoy to Libya, which is experiencing the worst fighting between armed factions since the 2011 fall of Muammar...
  • EEUU dice estar dispuesto a ayudar nuevo líder iraquí, Irán también expresa su apoyo

    BAGDAD (Reuters) - El primer ministro iraquí recientemente designado recibió el martes el rápido apoyo tanto de Estados Unidos como de Irán, e hizo un llamado a los líderes políticos a poner fin a las disputas paralizantes que han permitido a yihadistas...
  • U.N., Egypt urge renewed talks as fighting resumes in Gaza

    U.N., Egypt urge renewed talks as fighting resumes in Gaza
    Renewed fighting broke out Friday between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip after a three-day cease-fire expired, as mediator Egypt and the United Nations urged the two sides to resume indirect talks. The day began with rocket and...
  • Israel offers to extend Gaza cease-fire, but Hamas has yet to agree

    JERUSALEM An Israeli official said Wednesday that Israel was willing to extend a three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip past its scheduled 8 a.m. Friday expiration, but the offer was not immediately accepted by Hamas, lending an air of uncertainty to...
  • Investigators finally reach Ukraine crash site; Moscow fights back after sanctions

    Investigators finally reach Ukraine crash site; Moscow fights back after sanctions
    The Office of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) security and rights organization said its monitors, accompanied by Dutch and Australian experts, reached the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, two weeks after the...
  • 100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting

    100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting
    (Reuters) Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier, as fighting in Gaza led to the bloodiest losses in a nearly two-week military offensive, with some 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed. The Israeli military...