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US warns 'provocative' Russia as Ukraine tensions rise

Aug 16, 2014 - 10:40 AM

UPDATED Russia has no right to send vehicles persons or cargo of any kind into Ukraine under any pretext without the government of Ukraine s permission a US official says

'PROVOCATIVE.' Russian armored vehicles with servicemen atop on a road outside the town of Kamensk-Shakhtinsky in Rostov region, about 30 km from the Russian-Ukrainian border, Russia, August 15, 2014. Photo by Yuri Kochetkov/EPA

Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

Jun 27, 2014 - 8:29 AM

The proposed fund would serve vetted elements of the Syrian armed opposition to help defend the Syrian people the White House says

Policeman guns down 3 US citizens at Kabul hospital

Apr 25, 2014 - 8:53 AM

The victims of the policeman who was assigned to protect the hospital include a doctor and a visiting father and son

Obama, top aides review Egypt strategy

Aug 21, 2013 - 7:37 AM

Official: Meeting was part of a broad review of US policy towards Egypt following a tumultuous two months in the country

In this file photo, US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, USA, 09 August 2013. Photo by EPA/Drew Angerer