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Obama Condemns Beheading of Journalist
Voice of America
WHITE HOUSE?. President Barack Obama on Wednesday condemned the Islamic State militant group that beheaded an American journalist as a spreading "cancer" that must be eradicated. "The entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of James Foley," ...
Obama condemns killing of reporter, US hits militants in Iraq
James Foley beheading: Obama condemns 'barbaric' act, saying Islamic State ...
Despite Obama's anger US has few military options to fight Isis
Ferguson, 11 days on: 'We are sitting on a powder keg'
The killing of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson has sparked violent confrontations and shattered any illusions of racial harmony in Barack Obama's US. As the standoff continues, the deep grievances fuelling the protests have been laid bare.
US attorney general visits Missouri town for meetings on fatal shooting
Prosecutors to Present Evidence to Grand Jury in Brown Shooting
Ferguson turns tense around midnight; protesters step in to keep peace
As Gaza truce talks fail, Israel must turn to UN
It's not too late for Israel to pursue a UN Security Council resolution that would, in the long run, change the reality in Gaza. By Barak Ravid | Aug. 20, 2014 | 2:59 AM | 3. Tweet. Israeli strike hits Gaza City. Smoke and debris rise after an Israeli strike hit Gaza ...
Israeli Airstrikes Kill Wife, Child of Hamas Military Leader
In blow to Gaza's economy, Israeli strikes have left industries hard-hit
Netanyahu sees extended Gaza military campaign
Times of India
US official: More airstrikes in Iraq
Times of India
WASHINGTON: American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional US troops to Baghdad, US officials said, even as the ...
Officials: Commanders want more Iraq airstrike power
Japan rain sparks fatal Hiroshima landslides
At least 27 people have been killed after heavy rain sparked landslides in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say. The equivalent of a month's rain fell in the 24 hours up to Wednesday morning, prompting landslides in a residential area near a mountain in ...
Devastating mudslides leave dozens dead in Hiroshima, Japan
Landslides in western Japan leave at least 36 dead
36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima, Japan landslides (PHOTOS)
Sharif opens channel for talks with Imran and Qadri in bid to end week-long ...
The beleaguered Nawaz Sharif government opened up channels for talks with agitating protesters on Wednesday night in a bid to end the week-long crisis that threatens to destabilise the country. Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court had ordered Opposition ...
Opposition leader Imran Khan opens talks with Pakistan govt over protests
'PTI not hold talks unless first condition fulfilled'
Pak protests: Nawaz Sharif government begins talks with Imran Khan
UPDATE 2-Afghanistan gives NYT reporter 24 hours to leave country
(Adds U.S. State Department comment, paragraphs 16 and 17). By Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi. KABUL Aug 20 (Reuters) - Afghanistan has given a New York Times reporter 24 hours to leave the country, accusing him of not cooperating with an ...
Afghanistan orders NY Times reporter to leave the country over story
Afghanistan Gives NYT Reporter 24 Hours to Leave Country
Afghanistan presidential elections: Nervous citizens fear return to violence amid ...
French President confirms arming Syrian opposition
French President François Hollande, who last week announced the delivery of weapons to Iraqi Kurds facing jihadists, confirms for the first time country has also armed the Syrian rebels "democratic opposition" with " material according to European ...
Hollande Vows No Change as French Economy Stagnates
France's Hollande says to speed up reforms, ease tax on poorest
Francois Hollande to propose international conference against Islamic State
Jennifer Hudson's half-brother held in jail after 'repeatedly stabbing love rival in ...
Jennifer Hudson's brother is in police custody after allegedly repeatedly stabbing a love rival in the face in front of his wife. Stephen Simpson is said to have gone into a jealous rage at his estranged spouse's apartment in Michigan overnight on Monday.
Jennifer Hudson's half-brother has been arrested
Jennifer Hudson's Half-Brother Arrested for Michigan Stabbing
Jennifer Hudson's Half-Brother Arrested for Stabbing Boyfriend of Estranged Wife
Oman Daily Observer
Iceland Hopes to Increase Fish Exports to Russia
MOSCOW, August 20 (RIA Novosti) ? Iceland intends to increase exports of fish and fish products to Russia and hopes to find new suppliers to the market following Russia's food-import ban on products from the European Union, Commercial Representative at ...
Stalin skyscraper in Moscow painted in Ukrainian colours
Protesters Plant Ukraine Flag on Moscow Skyscraper
Moscow Detains 4 for Ukrainian Flag Painted Atop Stalin Building