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    North Korea is facing expanded sanctions over its recent nuclear tests
    Feb25

    North Korea is facing expanded sanctions over its recent nuclear tests

    REUTERS/KCNAUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and China have agreed on a draft resolution that would expand U.N. Security Council sanctions against North Korea over its latest nuclear test and hope to put it to a vote in the coming days, council diplomats said on Wednesday. Speaking on condition of anonymity, two council...

    EU Chief: Brexit Would Change Europe Forever for the Worse
    Feb25

    EU Chief: Brexit Would Change Europe Forever for the Worse

    BRUSSELS—Highlighting the European Union’s love-hate relationship with Britain, major groups in the EU legislature on Wednesday urged Britons to vote to remain in the EU but chided their prime minister for hijacking the bloc with a local “glorified cockfight” that could fundamentally undermine its unity. EU President Donald Tusk insisted...

    Al-Qaeda is taking control of a pivotal Middle East country
    Feb25

    Al-Qaeda is taking control of a pivotal Middle East country

    REUTERS/Khaled AbdullahThe 11-month-long chaotic civil war in Yemen has reached a decisive moment. The Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni government forces are now about 30 miles from the capital, Sana’a. The city was captured in September 2014 by a coalition of Shiite Houthi rebels and elite military units loyal to the country’s former...

    One of the world’s most-wanted Nazis just won a big legal victory
    Feb25

    One of the world’s most-wanted Nazis just won a big legal victory

    Wikimedia CommonsIt’s been twenty years since Helmut Oberlander’s Canadian citizenship was revoked, and he was ordered deported. But he’s not heading back home yet. The 92-year-old’s eviction from Canada has been delayed again after winning another victory in a federal courtroom. A judge ordered the justice system to...

    One of the world’s most-wanted Nazis just won a big legal victory
    Feb25

    One of the world’s most-wanted Nazis just won a big legal victory

    Wikimedia CommonsIt’s been twenty years since Helmut Oberlander’s Canadian citizenship was revoked, and he was ordered deported. But he’s not heading back home yet. The 92-year-old’s eviction from Canada has been delayed again after winning another victory in a federal courtroom. A judge ordered the justice system to...

    US ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Spike in East Ukraine Fighting
    Feb25

    US ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Spike in East Ukraine Fighting

    A senior official said the U.S. is “deeply concerned” about an escalation in the conflict between government forces and pro-Russia separatist rebels in recent weeks in eastern Ukraine, despite a series of cease-fire attempts. Reports from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have indicated that a majority of cease-fire...

    US ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Spike in East Ukraine Fighting
    Feb25

    US ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Spike in East Ukraine Fighting

    A senior official said the U.S. is “deeply concerned” about an escalation in the conflict between government forces and pro-Russia separatist rebels in recent weeks in eastern Ukraine, despite a series of cease-fire attempts. Reports from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have indicated that a majority of cease-fire...

    Companies from 20 countries are in the supply chain of components that end up in ISIS explosives
    Feb25

    Companies from 20 countries are in the supply chain of components that end up in ISIS explosives

    John Moore/Getty ImagesANKARA (Reuters) – Companies from 20 countries are involved in the supply chain of components that end up in Islamic State explosives, a study found on Thursday, suggesting governments and firms need to do more to track the flow of cables, chemicals and other equipment. The European Union-mandated study showed that 51...

    ‘Do you want to divide Europe?’ Hungary’s provocative prime minister discusses Europe’s refugee crisis
    Feb25

    ‘Do you want to divide Europe?’ Hungary’s provocative prime minister discusses Europe’s refugee crisis

    Courtesy of BILDHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has recently gained notoriety for his rhetoric and policies toward the ongoing refugee crisis. His country has erected a steel fence along Hungary’s southern border to keep out refugees — a policy that has now been adopted by other Balkan nations. The following interview was conducted by...

    Website Claims Russian Battalion-owned Missile Downed MH17
    Feb25

    Website Claims Russian Battalion-owned Missile Downed MH17

    A team of investigative journalists claims to have evidence showing that the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in July 2014 belonged to a Russian battalion that had recently deployed to the region. Two hundred ninety-eight people died when the flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was downed. A Dutch-led Joint Investigation...