Why the United States Needs North Korea to Stay Nuclear

A nuclear North Korea is not a threat, but an ideal stabilizer. Many are hopeful that the June 12 summit ...
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Abbas, Haniyeh congratulate Erdogan

PA chairman and Hamas leader congratulate Turkish President on his reelection.

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Roseanne Barr in interview: 'I made myself a hate magnet'

In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr said she definitely feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel ...
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Turkey's Erdogan claims election victory, opposition wary

By Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling AK Party claimed victory in Turkey's ...
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IAF gets new ‘Adir’ aircraft

Three additional F-35I aircraft arrive at the Nevatim Airbase and will soon begin taking part in operational activity.

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The Latest: Group: 'No magic bullet' to family reunification

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents (all times local):
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Top Muslim body urges protection of Syria’s Palmyra

An aerial view taken on January 13, 2009 shows a part of the ancient city of PalmyraLeading Sunni Muslim body Al-Azhar said Sunday the world must unite in a "battle of all humanity" to prevent the Islamic State group from destroying Syria's ancient city of Palmyra. The appeal came a day after Syria's antiquities director said that IS fighters had entered the museum in Palmyra and raised their black flag over the ancient citadel that overlooks the archaeological site. "Protecting archeological sites from destruction and plundering is the battle of all of humanity," the Cairo-based Al-Azhar, a prestigious seat of Islamic learning, said in a statement.


As Russia growls, EU goes cool on eastern promises

It might have been the mantra recited by the Europeans to six ex-Soviet neighbors at the so-called Eastern Partnership Summit, who went away with EU pledges of aid and trade. For the first partnership summit since the flare-up of the Ukraine conflict last year was dominated by Russia.