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The deal between the United States and Turkey over the IS dilemma

As Turkey recently ‘joined’ the US assault on the IS militant group in Syria, their renewed attacks on PKK separatists have resulted in an end to a two-year peace treaty with the Kurdish Workers’ Party t looked like good news in the beginning, but the reality on the ground turned out to be different. The recent security arrangements between the ...

Obama defends Iran nuclear deal against a furious lobbying effort

President Barack Obama defended the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday against a furious lobbying effort by political opponents and Israel, and said abandoning the agreement would open up the prospect of war. Invoking the Cold War peacemaking initiatives of former Presidents John Kennedy and Ronald Reagan, Obama said that if the U.S. Congress blocked the deal it would accelerate Tehran’s path ...

MH370 wing component was found on the French island of Reunion

A suspected MH370 wing component was found by beach cleaners on the French island of Reunion in the western Indian Ocean. The debris is now confirmed to be part the wing of a Boeing 777, the same model of plane as Flight 370, which is believed to reveal the mystery of the missing Malaysian plane. Experts are to begin analysing ...

Taliban Terrorist Groups Are in Disarray

Less than a week ago, Afghanistan seemed to be edging toward peace. Taliban insurgent leaders were preparing to attend a second round of negotiations with Afghan officials, prodded by Pakistani authorities amid a thaw in their long-chilly relations with Kabul and reinforced by a supportive recent statement from the supreme Taliban leader, Mohammad Omar. Today, that hopeful scenario has been ...

Canadian Prime Minister to Disslove Parliament for Federal election Campaign

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he has asked Governor General David Johnston to dissolve Parliament, touching off an 11-week campaign in advance of an election Oct. 19. Harper made the announcement today outside Rideau Hall, square in the middle of the August holiday weekend, ending months of speculation and conjecture about when the campaign would begin. He was quickly peppered ...

Sinkholes Around the World

A sinkhole is a depression in the ground created by erosion or drainage of water. Extremely dangerous, sinkholes vary in size from a few feet across to large enough to swallow an entire building. Click through to see some incredible images of sinkholes from around the world.

Bin Laden family killed in Air crash

A sister of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed along with her husband and mother when a private jet crashed in southern England on Friday. The Embraer Phenom 300 with four people on board including its Jordanian pilot was flying from Milan’s Malpensa airport to Blackbushe airport in southern England when it crashed at a car auction ...

Obama in call to arms: Stop big money from quashing nuke deal

President tells supporters of accord the agreement with Tehran is not ‘the best of bad alternatives but actually a very good deal’ President Barack Obama rallied supporters of the Iran nuclear deal in a conference call Thursday evening, urging them to make their voices heard in the effort to convince Congress to ratify the agreement. According to participants in the ...

France and Germany urged Greek to make credible proposals

France and Germany urged Greek government to make credible proposals at a eurozone summit. French president Francois Hollande said “The door is open for discussion,”. Francois Hollande and German chancellor Angela Merkel had taken note of the message that sent by Greek political parties about their desire for staying in the eurozone. He said “It’s up to Greek government to ...

An American taken by rebels is released

One of four Americans held by Houthi rebels in civil war-torn Yemen has been released, the US State Department says. Casey Coombs, a freelance journalist, was flown to Oman where he was met by the US ambassador. Last week, the Washington Post reported that at least four Americans were being held by Houthi rebels. Meanwhile, a video of a Frenchwoman kidnapped in ...