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UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic — One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic’s capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a U.N. spokesman said.

Date: 08/02/2015 | Nation & World

Pause in Yemen bombing urged for evacuations, aid

SANAA, Yemen — As a Saudi Arabia-led air coalition continued to strike rebel targets across Yemen, Russia and the International Committee of the Red Cross on Saturday called for a pause in the bombardment to enable the evacuation of foreigners and the delivery of aid to people cut off for more than...

Date: 04/04/2015 | Nation & World

World powers, Iran reach deal on nukes

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Six world powers and Iran announced the outline of a preliminary deal Thursday that Western officials said will impose sweeping restrictions on Iran's nuclear activities for more than a decade.Concluding a marathon bout of negotiations,...

Date: 04/03/2015 | Nation & World

'Church of martyrs'

Lynnwood's Copts mourn slain Christians

Date: 02/19/2015 | Local News

House panel debunks Benghazi theories

WASHINGTON — A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama...

Date: 11/21/2014 | Nation & World

Effects of climate change ‘irreversible’

WASHINGTON — The Earth is locked on an “irreversible” course of climatic disruption from the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and the impacts will only worsen unless nations agree to dramatic cuts in pollution, an international panel of climate scientists warned Sunday.

Date: 11/02/2014 | Nation & World

U.S. carbon emissions increase

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration appears to be losing ground in its efforts to cut U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases, according to new government figures that show pollution levels rising again after several years of gradual decline.Data released Friday by the...

Date: 09/27/2014 | Nation & World

U.S. hits Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

BEIRUT — U.S. fighter jets and bombers expanded their aerial campaign against Islamic State targets Wednesday, striking the militants in both Syria and Iraq even as the extremists pressed their offensive in Kurdish areas within sight of the Turkish border, where fleeing refugees...

Date: 09/25/2014 | Nation & World

Ebola patients turned away without treatment

MONROVIA, Liberia — Steps from a chance at salvation, or at least a less excruciating death, Comfort Zeyemoh walked slowly from the Ebola treatment center Saturday. It was one of only three in a city devastated by the lethal virus. And it was nearly full.Zeyemoh, 22,...

Date: 09/14/2014 | Nation & World

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