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U.S. Prepares Aid to Ukraine, Sanctions on Russia

By Elahe Izadi Follow on Twitter March 4, 2014 The Obama administration has begun to show how it’s going to respond to the crisis in Eastern Europe: aid to Ukraine, and sanctions on Russia. As Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Ukraine, the White House announced an aid package of $1 billion in loan guarantees to the nation, meant ...

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U.S. Prepares Aid to Ukraine, Sanctions on Russia

By Elahe Izadi Follow on Twitter March 4, 2014 The Obama administration has begun to show how it’s going to respond to the crisis in Eastern Europe: aid to Ukraine, and sanctions on Russia. As Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Ukraine, the White House announced an aid package of $1 billion in loan guarantees to the nation, meant ...

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China’s Uighur Terror Attack

Masked attackers stabbed over 160 people at a train station over the weekend in Kunming—and Beijing is blaming the violence on Uighurs from its restive Xinjiang province. Kunming, in southwest China, is one of the country’s most pleasant provincial capitals, a sleepy city known for its sunny climate and rich horticultural life. But on Saturday night, it played host to ...

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China’s Uighur Terror Attack

Masked attackers stabbed over 160 people at a train station over the weekend in Kunming—and Beijing is blaming the violence on Uighurs from its restive Xinjiang province. Kunming, in southwest China, is one of the country’s most pleasant provincial capitals, a sleepy city known for its sunny climate and rich horticultural life. But on Saturday night, it played host to ...

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UN vehicle ambushed in DRC

Kinshasa – Five United Nations peacekeepers were injured when rebels ambushed their vehicle in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, the UN mission in the country said. Two…

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UN vehicle ambushed in DRC

Kinshasa – Five United Nations peacekeepers were injured when rebels ambushed their vehicle in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, the UN mission in the country said. Two…

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Bin Laden’s son-in-law goes on trial

New York – Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, went on trial in New York on Monday, becoming one of the highest-profile defendants to face terrorism charges in the United States. Prosecutors have accused the Kuwaiti-born Abu Ghaith, 48, of recording videos in Afghanistan on behalf of al-Qaeda immediately following the attacks of September 11, 2001, on ...

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Bin Laden’s son-in-law goes on trial

New York – Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, went on trial in New York on Monday, becoming one of the highest-profile defendants to face terrorism charges in the United States. Prosecutors have accused the Kuwaiti-born Abu Ghaith, 48, of recording videos in Afghanistan on behalf of al-Qaeda immediately following the attacks of September 11, 2001, on ...

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