Tag Archives: Iraq

The frustrations of allied warfare _ al-Qaida-style

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Barack Obama or his predecessor thought fighting a war with coalition partners was hard, they might consider Osama bin Laden's frustrations. Among documents gathered from…

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US senator stages 10-hour talkathon opposing surveillance

White House hopeful Rand Paul theatrically brought the Senate to a standstill, delivering a 10-hour, 30-minute speech seeking to end intelligence agency bulk telephone data collection from millions of Americans….

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Ukraine wants roadmap to EU accession at Riga summit – minister

BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine's foreign minister said his country wants assurances at a summit with the European Union this week that it is a suitable candidate for EU membership &…

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Okinawa governor hopes US will heed base plan protests

TOKYO (AP) — The governor of the southern Japanese prefecture of Okinawa said Wednesday that he would head to Washington to convey local objections to a plan to relocate a…

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Italy to recover shipwreck boat as EU falters on migrant plan

Italy will recover hundreds of bodies from a boat which capsized in April in a bid to prevent the collapse of an EU plan to tackle the migrant crisis, the…

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Despite US strikes, IS advances in Syria, Iraq

The Islamic State jihadist group has made several high-profile advances in recent days, despite a US-led air campaign against the movement in Syria & Iraq. Here are answers to some…