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Israel fires back at U.S. envoy over peace talks' failure

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel fired back on Friday at a senior U.S. official, who blamed Jewish settlement construction in part for the breakdown of peacemaking with the Palestinians, saying he himself had done nothing to help the negotiations.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says goodbye to U.S. …

Eight Percent of Syria's Chemical Weapons Are 'Inaccessible'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Syria has until June 30 to get rid of its stockpile of chemical weapons. The good news is, 92 …

NATO: Putin Lying About Troop Pullback

Egypt: Hearts and minds betrayed | US & Canada

The US Department of State's recent decision to partially reinstate military aid to Egypt marks the beginning of the end of the battle for hearts and minds on the Arab street. What do these actions say about the commitment of the United States to democracy? And what do these actions signal to the …

Success for ANC in South African elections

With the majority of the results now in, the African National Congress has dominated South Africa’s general election, winning around 62 percent of the vote.<p>The ANC has been accused of widespread corruption with its leader and current South African president Jacob Zuma plagued by scandal.<p>But this …

Lebanon records first case of MERS virus

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon has recorded its first case of the often-fatal Middle East respiratory virus, the Health Ministry said Friday.<p>The virus was …

Christians in Israel and Palestine fear rise in violence ahead of pope's visit

Christians in Israel and Palestine fear an escalation of violence against them after a spate of vandalism in Jerusalem churches by hardline Jewish nationalists ahead of Pope Francis's visit this month.<p>Earlier this week vandals wrote "Death to Arabs and Christians" in Hebrew on the Vatican's Notre …

South Africa: Wake-up call for ANC? | Africa

South Africa’s African National Congress is claiming victory in South Africa's elections. The ruling party is set for another five-year term in office, continuing its unbroken tenure since the fall of apartheid. <br>And South Africa's 20-year-old democracy had plenty to celebrate with a voter turnout …

The Boko Haram Bidding War

While the world mobilizes to do everything possible to #BringBackOurGirls, let’s recognize that the ransom price will be very high indeed.<p>Almost lost …

WHO warns of risk to Syrian refugees as Mers virus cases increase sharply

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will hold urgent talks next week on the often fatal Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) virus, after a sharp increase in infections in Saudi Arabia, and the first reported case in Lebanon.<p>The virus has killed 164 people in the Middle East in the past two …

Deadly fighting continues in Ukraine as Putin celebrates Victory Day in Crimea

Three people were killed in a gunfight and rebels set a police station on fire in eastern Ukraine Friday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed the return of Crimea to Russia in a military celebration marking victory over Nazi Germany.<p>Tens of thousands gathered in the Crimean port of …

South Sudan rivals sign ceasefire deal

South Sudan's two rival leaders have signed a ceasefire deal, following international pressure to avert famine and genocide.<p>President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar met face-to-face on Friday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, for the first time since mass violence broke out in December.<p>…