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How The Prospect Of War In Ukraine Impacts Costa Rica

With Russian troops seeming to be prepared to launch a military offensive in Ukraine, many ask how a conflict so far away could impact...

Obama: Turkey has the right to defend itself

U.S. President Barack Obama urged Russia and NATO allies to take all steps Tuesday to "discourage any escalation" after a Russian warplane was downed along Turkey's border with Syria. The incident has been denounced by Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "stab in the back."

World leaders map out plan to solve Syria crisis through negotiations

VIENNA – World powers meeting here on the Syria crisis agreed Saturday to push for political negotiations between opposition forces and representatives of the government of President Bashar Assad by Jan. 1, to be followed by an immediate, U.N.-monitored cease-fire.

US military struggles to explain how it wound up bombing a hospital in Afghanistan

A heavily-armed U.S. gunship designed to provide added firepower to special operations forces was responsible for shooting and killing 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan over the weekend, Pentagon officials said on Monday.

Possible US airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan; at least 19 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan – U.S. forces may have mistakenly bombed a hospital in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 19 people, including three children, in an incident that will likely raise new questions about the scope of U.S. involvement in the 14-year war.

Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 Iraq massacre

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednesday for their roles in a notorious 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad that left at least 14 civilians dead and deepened resentment of the United States' involvement in Iraq.

US drones over Baghdad as Iraq battles for Tikrit

BAGHDAD, Iraq – The U.S. military has started flying armed drones over Baghdad to defend U.S. troops and diplomats as Iraqi forces took their fight against Sunni insurgents to the strategic militant-held city of Tikrit.
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