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Republican Candidate Carson: Muslims shouldn't be President

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday Muslims were unfit to be president of the United States, arguing that the principles of Islam are inconsistent with American values.
September 21, 2015

Russia vows to counter new US sanctions

Russia said on Wednesday it would respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions imposed on the country over the Ukraine crisis.
September 3, 2015

Obama: Climate change 'defining threat of this century'

President Barack Obama declared climate change to be the defining threat of this century as he began a historic visit to the far northwestern state of Alaska.
September 1, 2015

Moscow voted the world's unfriendliest city

With its unhelpful locals and general aloofness, Moscow has been dubbed the unfriendliest city in the world.
The Independent: September 1, 2015

US, Germany to pull patriot missiles from Turkey

The United States is withdrawing its Patriot missile system deployed near Turkey's border with Syria when its mandate expires in October.
August 16, 2015

US flag will rise over embassy in Cuba

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is on his way to Havana, Cuba, to raise the American flag over the U.S Embassy there, marking the ceremonial re-opening of the diplomatic facility after the two countries agreed to restore ties that were severed over 50 years ago.
August 14, 2015

US army going the distance to reassure allies in Eastern Europe

Amid increased Russian aggression in Ukraine, the U.S. Army needed a fresh way to reassure its eastern European allies.
August 6, 2015

Hunting trophies: Delta, United and American ban transport

Delta, United and American Airlines have banned the shipment of big-game trophies on flights after the illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.
BBC: August 4, 2015

Zimbabwe seeks extradition of US man accused of killing lion

Zimbabwe's wildlife minister said his country is seeking extradition of a U.S. citizen who is accused of killing a well-known lion who lived on a wildlife reserve.
July 31, 2015

US urges partners to ‘work together’ against IS

While Turkey has joined in a campaign of airstrikes against Islamic State militants, a move welcomed by the White House, its prime minister maintains the country will not send foot soldiers into neighboring Syria.
July 27, 2015