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Posted 2014-10-31 19:24:48
(NEW YORK) -- A number of Russian aircraft were intercepted by NATO on Friday, the second time this week that Russian aircraft prompted the scrambling of NATO fighter jets.A U.S. defense official told ABC News that NATO tracked "multiple sets" of Russian aircraft, including fighter jets, bombers and refueling tankers. At least two TU-95 bombers wer...
(OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso) -- In a surprise announcement, the leader of the African nation of Burkina Faso said Friday he will end his nearly three decade rule -– marking a victory for thousands of angry protesters, but prompting some uneasiness inside the U.S. national security community, which sees the tiny West African nation as a "key al...
(ROME) -- Italy announced on Friday it will stop conducting search and rescue missions to save migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea.Since January, naval patrols between Italy and North Africa have saved more than 150,000 people in rickety boats escaping war and violence. But Italy says it can no longer afford the $11 million a month operation an...
(TORONTO) -- Canada has instituted a visa ban on individuals from West Africa seeking temporary or permanent residence, in an effort to prevent the spread of Ebola.Noting the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the potential for "introduction or spread of the disease," the Canadian government opted to enact the visa ban as of Friday. Citizens...
(OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso) -- Following violent protests over his attempt to extend his presidential term, Blaise Compaore, leader of Burkina Faso, stepped aside on Friday, dissolving his government and called for democratic elections and a return to tranquility.Compaore had been pushing a bill that would have extended his term as president by fiv...
(JERUSALEM) -- Scattered clashes erupted around Jerusalem and the West Bank following Friday’s midday Muslim prayers as tension and violence grow with the shooting death by Israeli police of a Palestinian man and Thursday’s closure of Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa compound, the third holiest site in Islam.At least eight Palestinians were re...
(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The U.S. military continued its attack against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Iraq and Syria, launching eight more airstrikes on Thursday and Friday.According to U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), four of the strikes were in Syria, near Kobani. They damaged four fighting positions and one building.  The remaini...
(BEIJING) -- Dressing up as a monster or a zombie for Halloween might get you arrested Friday night in Beijing because authorities fear the costumes could cause "panic." Expats in Beijing had organized Halloween parties on the subway in the past two years. Each year, the weekend before Halloween, “ghouls” and other Halloweeners would ho...
Posted 2014-10-31 05:40:13
(HALIFAX, Nova Scotia) — For years, the Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services agency in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has assisted new arrivals in settling in the Canadian province. As CBCNews reports, the agency will continue to do its work but under a new name since its acronym ISIS is apparently scaring off people.ISIS, as the world has ...
(WASHINGTON) — Mass graves found in western Iraq contain the bodies of possibly hundreds of Sunni tribesman who partnered with the government in its ongoing battle against the Islamic State.Although there was no claim of responsibility for the deaths of Al Bu Nimr tribe members, it's believed they were killed by ISIS fighters who have taken o...
(WASHINGTON) -- Of the dozens of Americans who traveled to war-torn Syria or Iraq and then returned home, only a “small group” of them fought with a terrorist group and might be inclined to launch an attack back in the U.S., federal counterterrorism officials are claiming.Putting potentially dangerous returnees like that behind bars, ho...
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- If you’re curious what America is getting for its multi-billion dollar effort to train and equip local security forces in Afghanistan, sorry, that’s now classified.In its most recent quarterly report to Congress, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) sharply criticized a new move by...

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