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Syrian deputy FM denies forced starvation, chemical attacks by regime

Chemical attacks with chlorine gas. Barrel bombs dropped from regime helicopters. Syrians starved into submission in opposition-controlled areas.<p>The alleged assaults by the Syrian government against its own people are atrocious. But in an exclusive interview with CNN's Frederik Pleitgen, the …

Ukraine holds talks to end crisis, rebels not invited

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s interim leaders on Wednesday pushed a plan to allow the regions a greater say over their affairs, but the exclusion of separatists from round table talks cast doubt over whether the move could defuse the crisis.<p>The talks brought together politicians and civil groups in an …

After anti-Qaeda offensive, Yemen militants signal resilience

DUBAI (Reuters) - Attacks on top Yemeni government targets blamed on al Qaeda suggest a vigorous army counter-terrorism campaign has failed to dent the militants’ ability to humiliate the authorities with acts of brazen violence.<p>A soldier stands next to a military vehicle blocking Al-Sabeen street, …

Insurgents say Ukraine region opts for sovereignty

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ninety percent of voters in a key industrial region in eastern Ukraine came out in favor of sovereignty Sunday, pro-Russian …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …