Army doctors play two parts in any military operation: Combatant and medicine man. Now they tell of their complicated double job, call for a mandated extra hour of sleep
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil demanded answers Tuesday from the U.S. about National Security Agency spying in the country and warned that trust between the two nations would be damaged if U.S. explanations about the program were not satisfactory.
By Warren Strobel BRASILIA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought on Tuesday to prevent the fracturing of his Middle East peace initiative, which faces its greatest threat to date from a series of Israeli announcements of new settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Even as he was making his first visit to South America as secretary of state, Kerry reached out to the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority a day before Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are due to resume in Jerusalem. …
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Inspired by the movement behind Egypt's military coup, anti-government activists seeking more influence in Bahrain are hoping to gain new momentum by calling for nationwide protests Wednesday. Authorities warned they will "forcefully confront" any large demonstrations, raising fears of more violence in the strategic Gulf kingdom.
Radical terrorist group Boko Haram slays 44 worshipers in Nigeria mosque. Twelve others also killed in simultaneous attack
Daughter, 17, was murdered in Silwan after returning from refuge; sent alarmed text messages.
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Secretary of State John Kerry, trying to keep his Middle East peace initiative on track in the face of fresh controversy over Israeli settlements, said he had "frank and open" talks on the matter on Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Kerry, who planned to speak later in the day with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, said he believed the Palestinian leader "is committed to continue" peace talks with Israel. Some Palestinians have called for boycotting the negotiations, due to resume on Wednesday. …
Report by International Crisis Group says US should not expect Rohani to make concessions, but should lay off sanctions, begin direct, confidential talks