As Syrian Rebels Quit Ghouta, Douma Stands Alone... VOA | 2018-03-24 15:35 UTC
The Syrian army paused its bombardment of Douma, the last rebel bastion near Damascus, after midnight, a war monitor said on Saturday, as insurgents prepared to leave the rest of their former enclave of eastern Ghouta.Thousands of fighters and their famil
Boko Haram frees 110 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls... Axios | 2018-03-21 14:34 UTC
Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has returned 110 of the girls kidnapped from a Nigerian boarding school last month, reports the AP . Why it matters: Boko Haram, which means "Western education is forbidden" in the Hausa language, has carried ou
Russians Asking 'What Now?' After Election... VOA | 2018-03-19 17:23 UTC
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is "not planning any constitutional reforms for now," even before the final tally in a presidential election that critics have dubbed a predestined spectacle.Putin laughed off questions about whether he wil
US gets tougher on Russia; new sanctions, accusations...
In its toughest challenge to Russia to date, the Trump administration accused Moscow on Thursday of an elaborate plot to penetrate America's electric grid, factories, water supply and even air travel through cyber hacking. U.S. national security officials said the FBI, Department of Homeland
Trump Imposes New Russia Sanctions...
The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, including 13 indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller.
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