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First Muslim to be awarded Victoria Cross needs recognition, say former Army chiefs

Khudadad Khan, the first Muslim soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross, should be more widely recognised, say two former heads of the Army<p>Two former heads of the Army have called for greater recognition of the first Muslim soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross, in a move intended as a …

Missing students' plight puts Mexico President under increasing pressure

Over a month after 43 students disappeared in southern Mexico, demonstrators are still taking to the streets, determined to find out what became of them.<p>Initial testimony suggested the students had a history of conflict with the local mayor, with police accused of handing them over to gangsters who …

Europe won't recognize vote in eastern Ukraine, Merkel tells Putin

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday’s planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday.<p>Merkel and Putin held a joint …

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Fissure Opens Between Pentagon and White House Over Assad’s Fate

President Barack Obama declared in August 2011 that Syrian leader Bashar Assad must “step aside” for the good of his country after his forces had …

Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, …

Peshmerga forces delayed in Turkey en route to fight Isis in Kobani

Dozens of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have been held up in Turkey en route to the Syrian border town of Kobani, where they will join the fight against Islamic State (Isis) militants.<p>The peshmerga command have not commented on the delay, but Turkish media cited an attack by Isis on Free Syrian …

Isis kills hundreds of Iraqi Sunnis from Albu Nimr tribe in Anbar province

The bodies of more than 150 men killed by Islamic state (Isis) militants were recovered from a ditch in the city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, on Thursday in the latest of a series of mass executions of tribal figures who oppose the group.<p>Iraqi officials said the men had been captured in the town of …

Israel starts ground offensive in Gaza

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Barclays Analyst Gets Back On Apple Bull, Compares Stock To Google

Call it an iApology.<p>Barclays Capital restored its rating on Apple shares to overweight Monday, just about five months after dropping the iPhone maker to a neutral rating and warning that it could be locked into a trading range that would resemble Microsoft's decade-long stagnation after the dot-com …