UN Official Calls For End To “Extremely Alarming” Conflict In Ukraine July 29, 2014
UN says downing of plane may be a "war crime" as growing conflict prevents police team from reaching debris field.
US Continues To Back Israeli Assault Despite International Condemnation
More Than 100 Killed in 14 Hours as Gaza Death Toll Rises Above 1,200.
43% Of Afghan Military’s Weapons Unaccounted For
Audit Reveals No Real Record-Keeping in Afghanistan.
Netanyahu Vows Lengthy Campaign Against Gaza
He claims he wants all tunnels destroyed.
Cambodians Are Increasingly Being Executed For Sorcery
Poverty and inflation in Cambodia are to blame, economists claim.
Is This The Man Who Broke Iraq?
Sunni dissenters blame Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for the fall of northern Iraq to the jihadists. But some also say the US shares the blame.
UN Chief Reinforces Call For Gaza-Israel Cease-Fire
The council called on the parties "to engage in efforts to achieve a durable and fully respected cease-fire, based on the Egyptian initiative."
Female Oppression Crippling Parts Of Africa
"The most successful countries are the ones who treat their women well," Obama said. "If you are not empowering your women you are crippling your country."
Hamas Leader Meshaal Demands End To Occupation
Khaled Meshaal said in an interview broadcast Monday that he believes the world hasn't taken an even-handed view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
UN Bodies Sound Alarm On Looming Famine In South Sudan
UNICEF, WFP say 50,000 children in South Sudan could die this year from malnutrition.
Heavy Fighting Turns Back Police From Plane Crash Site In Ukraine
The mandate of the police team is to secure the currently rebel-controlled area so that comprehensive investigations can begin and any remaining bodies can be recovered.
MintPress Interview On BBC Radio: Media Bias On Gaza Coverage
The crisis in Gaza is a human rights issue that cannot be ignored.
In Assigning Blame For MH17, Let’s Not Forget Iran Air Flight 655
In considering Russia’s potential culpability, one must also be willing to accept the possibility that the tragedy of MH17 may be the result of unfortunate circumstances.
Gaza Bombardment Continues, West Bank Cities Stand Up For Fellow Palestinians (Photos,Video)
“If all we can do is scream in the streets then we will scream until we cannot scream anymore. We are all Palestinian.”
Foreign Press Complain Of ‘Intimidation’ By Israel During Gaza War
Foreign Press Complain of ‘Intimidation’ by Israel During Gaza War.
State Dept: Iraqi PM Maliki To Be Ousted Soon
Assures of 'Urgency' to Replace PM.
EU Court: Poland Enabled CIA Torture
"This ruling is of landmark significance for ending impunity" for rendition.
Over 50 Israeli Reservists Declare ‘We Refuse To Serve’
Joint letter comes as Palestinian death toll in Gaza nears 800 and UN official warns of possible human rights violations and war crimes.
Hospital, UN Shelter Struck In Gaza As ‘Massacre’ Of Civilians Continues
Overall death toll rises beyond 750 people a day after UN Human Rights council approves investigation into possible war crimes.
Gen. Dempsey: We’re Pulling Out Our Cold War Military Plans Over Ukraine
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs compares Russia activities to Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939; State Department makes new claims, but won't show the evidence.
How MH17 Affects The Calculus On Aiding Syria’s Rebels
Now here’s a scary news mash-up: What if Putin were Obama and separatists in Ukraine were US-backed rebels in Syria? With the downed Malaysia airliner, we may have just caught a glimpse of a worst-case scenario.