Whatever happened to that reset button Hillary Clinton gave her Russian counterpart in 2009 as a sign of renewed ties? No doubt gathering dust, while the West figures out how to handle Moscow now. As the war in Ukraine goes from bad to worse, with more than 5,100 dead in nine months, the United States and its EU partners are pondering what to do about Russia and its President Vladimir Putin, who doesn't seem ready to blink yet in an escalating game of chicken. "We face a dual challenge to overcome the immediate threat… along the borders, especially of Ukraine," veteran US diplomat Henry Kissinger, who steered the opening up of China, told lawmakers this week.
IDF force shoots, kills one suspect and lightly wounds second suspect following brief manhunt, after the two Palestinians threw Molotov cocktails at Israeli civilians.
President Abe vows to fight terrorist group after radical Islamist known as ‘Jihadi John’ threatens Japanese government for cooperating with US-led coalition, warns: ‘Let the nightmare for Japan begin.’
Police believe three well-known underworld figures were target of assassination attempt; explosive device in vehicle was remotely detonated, wounding bystander.
Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, the military and a Palestinian security official said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said soldiers saw two Palestinians throwing a fire bomb towards a road near the Palestinian city of Nablus and “identifying an immediate threat shot toward the suspects’ lower extremities”. A Palestinian security source said one of the Palestinians shot by the soldiers was killed, but gave no further details. The Israeli military said it was searching for the second man.
Hamas spokesman lashes out at Egyptian decision to list Qassam Brigades as terror group, claims ruling ‘serves only the Zionist occupation’.
Footage documents the Israeli shell fired into Lebanese territory which killed Spanish soldier Cpl. Francisco Javier Soria Toledo.
Commander says actions against Hezbollah will lead to a response ‘in any place in the world’.