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  • Taliban bomb kills 3 soldiers in NATO convoy; another shot elsewhere

    Taliban bomb kills 3 soldiers in NATO convoy; another shot elsewhere
    Insurgents detonated a suicide car bomb near a convoy of international soldiers in Kabul early Tuesday morning, killing three soldiers and injuring nearly 20 troops and civilians, according to coalition forces.  The blast occurred on the capital’s...
  • Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli

    Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. officials said on Sunday....
  • U.S. airstrike targets leader of Somali terror group

    WASHINGTON American military planes destroyed a suspected terrorist camp in Somalia during airstrikes targeting the head of the al-Shabab network, the Pentagon said Tuesday. U.S. special operations forces using manned aircraft and drones carried out...
  • Libyan militants play in pool at abandoned U.S. diplomatic compound

    Libyan militants play in pool at abandoned U.S. diplomatic compound
    It was, by all appearances, a jihadists’ pool party — staged at an abandoned American diplomatic compound in the Libyan capital. In video footage posted online Sunday, a group of laughing, whooping men identified as members of an Islamist-...
  • Iran official says crew of plane carrying Americans gave false information

    Iran official says crew of plane carrying Americans gave false information
    DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian official said on Saturday that an airliner carrying Americans from Afghanistan to Dubai had been forced to land in Iran because the crew had supplied "false information". The chartered Fly Dubai plane, carrying about 100...
  • Obama vows to 'destroy' Islamic State; critics still don't see strategy

    CARDIFF, Wales President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to destroy the Islamic State, staking out a more aggressive stand than ever before. Skeptics, however, suggested he still doesn't have a clear strategy on combating the militant group, and Obama...
  • U.S. sends arms to bolster Lebanon army after Islamist incursion

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States has begun delivering nearly $20 million of arms including assault rifles, anti-tank missiles and mortars to bolster Lebanon's army after Islamist insurgents seized a border town for several days this month, U.S....
  • Watching for an eruption in Iceland

     Watching for an eruption in Iceland
    Venezuela: Direct flights between the U.S. and Caracas have been reduced by 50 percent since January, the U.S. Embassy in Caracas said, thus travelers should book flights as early as possible and confirm itineraries. Especially important is confirming...
  • 3 young Germans critique Chicago: Bigger and better

    3 young Germans critique Chicago: Bigger and better
    Immigrants can wind up working in amazing careers here in the U.S. Take three Germans who arrived in Chicago just two weeks ago. They proudly call themselves journalists. Astonishing — especially when you consider that they are only 9, 7 and 4 years...
  • Libyan parliament reappoints PM as government loses grip on ministries

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's parliament reappointed Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday as the government lost control of ministries in the capital where armed groups have taken over and a separate parliament has claimed legitimacy. In...
  • Romania allows local party-swapping, critics see threat to democracy

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's government approved a temporary emergency ordinance on Thursday to let local administrations change political affiliations in a pre-election move it says will unblock policymaking but which critics say threatens democracy....
  • Mexico calls 2012 attack on US Embassy vehicle a 'crass error'

    MEXICO CITY A 2012 incident in which Mexican federal police raked an armored U.S. Embassy vehicle with gunfire was the result of a "crass error" in judgment by the officers but was not an ambush ordered by organized crime, the nation's top security czar...