off

Ukrainian president dissolves parliament

In this photo taken on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko makes a statement to the press in Kiev, Ukraine. Poroshenko on Monday, Aug. 25, dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October 26 as his country continues to battle a...
, By

Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine

KRASNODON, Ukraine (AP) — AP reporters say convoys of military weaponry and supplies have been coming from the direction of Russia into rebel-held Ukraine. Rebel fighters also described how Russian border guards did nothing to stop them. Associated Press reporters in the...
, By
off

Officials: 2 car bombs in Baghdad kills 15 people

Security forces and civilians inspect the damage outside Imam Ali mosque in New Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Iraqi officials say a wave of attacks targeting commercial areas in and outside Baghdad has killed and wounding scores of people. They say the deadliest of...
, By

Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine

KRASNODON, Ukraine (AP) — AP reporters say convoys of military weaponry and supplies have been coming from the direction of Russia into rebel-held Ukraine. Rebel fighters also described how Russian border guards did nothing to stop them. Associated Press reporters in the...
, By
off

Officials: 2 car bombs in Baghdad kills 15 people

Security forces and civilians inspect the damage outside Imam Ali mosque in New Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Iraqi officials say a wave of attacks targeting commercial areas in and outside Baghdad has killed and wounding scores of people. They say the deadliest of...
, By
off

Ukrainian president dissolves parliament

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Russia has announced plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, where months of fighting have left many residential buildings in ruins. Lavrov said Monday that...
, By
off

Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens US

FILE – This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey speaking at Madison Square Garden in New York. During a Pentagon briefing Thursday, Dempsey said it’s possible to contain the Islamic State militants, but it can’t be done...
, By
off

Syria warns US: No unilateral strikes on militants

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem speaks during a press conference, giving the first public comments by a senior Assad official on the threat posed by the Islamic State group, in Damascus, Syria on Monday,...
, By

Turkey calls German ambassador over spying claims

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Monday summoned Germany’s ambassador and demanded a “formal and satisfactory explanation” over a report that Germany’s foreign intelligence agency targeted NATO ally Turkey in addition to eavesdropping on U.S....

UK Iraq mission no longer strictly humanitarian

LONDON (AP) — Britain has moved past a strictly humanitarian mission in Iraq — and the country’s leader warned Monday that the effort won’t be over any time soon. Prime Minister David Cameron said the British government has “fully worked...