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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry holds a one-on-one discussion with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before the two joined with Ukrainian and European Union officials for four-way talks about Ukraine in Geneva, Switzerland, on April 17, 2014.
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 STL Today 
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tension
Thu 17 Apr 2014
GENEVA • Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement after marathon talks Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine. | The agreement do... (photo: US DoS)
In this photo released on Sunday, April 13, 2014 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian forces tank arrives to take position during clashes with Syrian rebels, near the town of Rankous, Syria.
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Syrian opposition fighters obtain US-made anti-tank missiles
Wed 16 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON — Syria's opposition fighters have been supplied with U.S.-made anti-tank missiles, the first time a major American weapons system has appeared in rebel hands. | It is unclear how the reb... (photo: AP / SANA)
Armed pro-Russian activists occupy the police station and build a barricade as people watch on, in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slovyansk on Saturday, April 12, 2014.  Skynews  Sun 13 Apr 2014
Ukraine Launches 'Anti-Terror Operation'
Ukraine's interior minister has announced the start of an anti-terrorist operation in the eastern city of Slaviansk, where pro-Russian protesters are holding security buildings. | The police headquart... (photo: AP / Efrem Lukatsky)
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Armed pro-Russian activists occupying the police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slavyansk carry riot shields on in Slavyansk, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  The Irish Times  Sat 12 Apr 2014
Armed men raise Russian flag over east Ukraine police HQ
Armed pro-Russian militants raised the Russian flag in an eastern Ukrainian city today, deepening Ukraine’s stand-off with Moscow which, Kiev warned, was dragging Europe closer to a “gas war” th... (photo: AP / Efrem Lukatsky)
Crimea Referendum   EU   Photos   Ukraine Crisis   Wikipedia: 2014 pro-Russian protests in Ukraine  
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In this March 5, 2011 file photo, an anti-government rebel sits with an anti-aircraft weapon in front an oil refinery, after the capture of the oil town of Ras Lanouf, eastern Libya. The Miami Herald Thu 10 Apr 2014
In Libya, politicians in fear of powerful militias
TRIPOLI, Libya -- In a humiliating video, Libya's top politician — the head of parliament — is seen begging with a militia commander, trying to explain to h... (photo: AP / Hussein Malla)
Al Qaida   Libya Conflict   Mideast Peace   Photos   Wikipedia: Aftermath of the Libyan Civil War  
File - U.S. Army Soldiers with 4th Platoon, Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division out of Fort Carson, Colo., and Iraqi national police search for anti-coalition forces in the area of Dora in southern Baghdad, Iraq, July 23, 2007. Al Jazeera Wed 9 Apr 2014
Will the violence in Iraq ever ebb?
Wire reports attested that anonymous gunmen near Baghdad kidnapped and later executed six men on April 6, while another 11 people were killed across the country. In what ... (photo: USAF / Master Sgt. Jonathan Doti)
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In this picture taken on Monday Feb. 24, 2014, and released by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), residents of the besieged Palestinian camp of Yarmouk wait for a possible new UNRWA humanitarian aid distribution, in Damascus, Syria. Al Jazeera Tue 8 Apr 2014
Fund crunch forces UN to cut Syria food aid
The United Nations has been forced to cut the size of food parcels for those left hungry by Syria's civil war by a fifth because of a shortage of funds from donors, a sen... (photo: AP / UNRWA)
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Afghan election workers carry ballot boxes and election materials on donkeys to deliver to polling stations in Dara-e-Noor district of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, April 4, 2014. WorldNews.com Mon 7 Apr 2014
Afghanistan's Beasts of Burden and Ballots...and Jackasses
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling | "To carry his load without resting, not to be bothered by heat or cold and always be content: these three things we can l... (photo: AP / Rahmat Gul)
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India's Harbhajan Singh bowls during their net practice at the St George's Park in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on Thursday Jan. 20, 2011. India will be playing their fourth One Day International cricket match against South Africa on Friday Jan 21, 2011. Newstrack India Mon 7 Apr 2014
Harbhajan comes out in defence of Yuvraj
Tweet | New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) India discard off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has asked cricket fans not to crucify Yuvraj Singh for his inability to force the pace in the ... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
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An Afghan woman searches voters before they enter a polling station to cast their ballots, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 5, 2014. The Times Of India Mon 7 Apr 2014
Smooth Afghanistan poll raises questions about Taliban strength
KABUL: A bigger-than-expected turnout in Afghanistan's presidential election and the Taliban's failure to derail the vote have raised questions about the capacity of the ... (photo: AP / Rahmatullah Nikzad)
Afghan Election   Hamid Karzai   Photos   Taliban   Wikipedia: Afghan presidential election, 2014  
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno testifies about the Fort Hood, Texas, shootings that took place April 2, 2014, during a Senate Armed Services Committee posture hearing, April 3, 2014. Austin American Statesman Sat 5 Apr 2014
Army may never learn motive of Fort Hood rampage
Despite evidence that suggests Spc. Ivan Lopez had an argument before going on a shooting rampage, investigators said they may never determine what compelled the Fort Hoo... (photo: US Army)
Fort Hood   Mental Health   Photos   US Military   Wikipedia: 2014 Fort Hood shooting  
File - President Barack Obama tours the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 2011. WorldNews.com Fri 4 Apr 2014
Unlike Dr. King, Has President Obama Lost His Mountainous, Geographical Imagination?
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling | "With this faith, we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope." -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. | ... (photo: White House / Pete Souza)
Human Rights   Martin Luther King   Photos   US Foreign Policy   Wikipedia: Martin Luther King, Jr.  
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for the unveiling ceremony for statues of late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung on Mansudae in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, April 13, 2012. The State Fri 4 Apr 2014
North Korea says US 'hell-bent on regime change'
UNITED NATIONS — North Korea on Friday accused the United States of being "hell-bent on regime change" and warned that any maneuvers with that intention will be vie... (photo: AP / Ng Han Guan)
Kim Jong-un   Korean Crisis   North Korea Missile Tests   Photos   Wikipedia: List of North Korean missile tests  


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