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PNP-SAF chief, Junjun Binay, US blizzard | The wRap

Jan 27, 2015 - 7:11 PM

The chief of the Special Action Forces is relieved of his post Junjun Binay slams the Senate’s telenovela probe A blizzard hits the Northeastern United States

US slams N.Korea offer on nuclear tests as 'implicit threat'

Jan 11, 2015 - 12:20 AM

Pyongyang was inappropriately linking routine military exercises between Washington and Seoul to the possibility of a nuclear test notes State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki

NO DEAL? File photo of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un from Republic of Korea/AFP/Files/KCNA via KNS

At least 120 dead in Nigeria mosque suicide attack

Nov 29, 2014 - 8:45 AM

The mosque is attached to the palace of the Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II Nigeria s second most senior Muslim cleric who last week urged civilians to take up arms against Boko Haram

HUNDREDS DEAD, INJURED. Relatives talk to one of the victims of twin suicide blasts at Kano central mosque in the accident and emergency ward of the Nassarawa Specilist Hospital in northern Nigeria's largest city of Kano on November 28, 2014. Photo by Aminu Abubakar/AFP

Shunning world pressure, Israel says Gaza assault to go on

Aug 05, 2014 - 12:37 AM

How many more deaths will it take to stop what must be called the carnage in Gaza?

PULLBACK. Israel soldiers and tank, pulling back from the Gaza Strip at dusk, 03 August 2014. Atef Safadi/EPA

Israel declares 7-hour Gaza truce after fury over school strike

Aug 04, 2014 - 7:35 AM

UPDATED The Israel Defense Forces warned in a statement that it would respond to any attempt to exploit this window and attack civilians and soldiers during the truce

PULLBACK. Israel soldiers and tank, pulling back from the Gaza Strip at dusk, 03 August 2014. Atef Safadi/EPA

Two US tourists held in N. Korea seek US help – report

Aug 02, 2014 - 4:12 PM

North Korea said in June it would put the tourists on trial on charges including perpetrating hostile acts

US 'looking at all options' in Iraq – Obama

Jun 13, 2014 - 9:38 AM

US officials refuse to say publicly what military options are being considered except to rule out sending troops back into the country invaded by the US in 2003

TALKS. Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki speaks during a meeting with US President Barack Obama during a meeting in the Oval Office on November 1, 2013. Photo by AFP

Egypt's Sisi faces challenge over 'sexual terrorism'

Jun 11, 2014 - 12:10 PM

Egyptian rights organizations say their government is incapable of addressing sexual violence without a comprehensive strategy

US flying 'manned' missions to find Nigerian girls

May 13, 2014 - 8:58 AM

The flights are part of a global effort to rescue the kidnaped schoolgirls from the Boko Haram group

US: China's oil rig near Paracels 'provocative'

May 08, 2014 - 10:35 AM

US state department spokesperson Jen Psaki says China s action undermines peace and stability in the region

US calls for 'holding period' after Mideast talks fail

Apr 30, 2014 - 4:22 PM

Analysts say the end of the negotiating period meant the situation would simply go back to square one

Israel mulls reprisals for Palestinian unity deal

Apr 24, 2014 - 10:47 PM

The office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu describes the deal which opposes all peace talks with Israel as very serious

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US releases photo 'evidence' of Russian troops in Ukraine

Apr 22, 2014 - 10:39 AM

It is the latest attempt by the United States to disprove Moscow s claims that it has nothing to do with pro Russian separatists

EVIDENCE? An armored personnel carrier with Russian flag drives in Slaviansk, Ukraine, April 21, 2014. Roman Pilipey/EPA

US admits low expectations for 4-way Ukraine meet

Apr 10, 2014 - 11:23 AM

While the US is not expecting much from the talks it believes the 4 way negotiations involving Ukraine are important in keeping the diplomatic door open

Outraged Turks take to Twitter to defy government ban

Mar 22, 2014 - 8:21 AM

Turkish President Abdullah Gul a frequent user of social media leads the chorus of calls against the move

Russia warns US against 'hasty' actions on Ukraine

Mar 08, 2014 - 9:36 AM

The United States is suggesting that international mediation efforts could bring Ukraine and Russia together for discussions

MEETING IN BALI. US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) chats with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of the APEC Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia on October 7, 2013. AFP / Sonny Tumbelaka

US citizen moved from N.Korea hospital to labor camp

Feb 08, 2014 - 7:16 AM

2nd UPDATE It is not clear when the 45 year old Korean American was moved to the camp

Libya releases 4 US military personnel

Dec 29, 2013 - 10:41 AM

Four US military personnel have been released after a brief detention by the Libyan government

RELEASED. LIbya lets go of four detained US military personnel two hours after the US announced their detention.

Saudi withdrawal stuns UN Security Council

Oct 19, 2013 - 10:06 AM

Saudi s unprecedented rejection UN Security Council seat elicits reactions from diplomats worldwide

‘DOUBLE STANDARDS.’ Saudi Arabia rejects a seat at the UN Security Council until it over “double standards” in resolving world conflicts like Syria. File photo by Don Emmert/AFP