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Russia says will respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow said on Wednesday it would react in kind to United States’ widening of sanctions imposed on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, criticizing the move as straining relations and posing risks for international stability.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama (L) meets with Russian …

Russia

Migrant in Greece says they begged for food, water, blankets

PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) — Thousands of migrants reached Greece's main port near Athens on Thursday, with one telling of a perilous journey from Syria …

North Africa

No charges against police in fatal New Jersey shooting

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A grand jury voted not to file charges against two police officers for fatally shooting a man in New Jersey who defied orders …

New Jersey

Funeral held for 19-year-old killed by Texas police officer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — More than 1,000 people on Saturday attended the funeral of a college football player who was shot and killed by a North Texas …

Law Enforcement

Greek mayor hands out aid as Kos sets up floating migrant center | Reuters

KOS, Greece (Reuters) - Overcome by emotion, the mayor of Kos handed out water, milk and food to hundreds of Syrian migrants on Friday as a huge passenger ship docked on the Greek island to serve as a floating reception center and dormitory.<p>A luxury yacht speeds as Iranian migrants paddle an …

North Africa

British national jailed in France for smuggling migrants

An Afghan-born minicab driver is jailed for trying to smuggle a mother and her son across the Channel for £1,000<p>A French court has jailed an Afghan-born British minicab driver for six months for trying to smuggle an Afghan woman and her 13-year-old son into Britain in his car boot.<p>French police …

France

Migrants transiting through Macedonia jam trains

GEVGELIJA, Macedonia (AP) — Pushing and shoving each other, hundreds of migrants trying to get to Serbia overflowed the train platforms of this …

North Africa

This map shows Russia's dominant militarization of the Arctic

In order to capitalize on the oil and gas under the Arctic seabed and exploit new shipping routes as ice cover recedes, Moscow is undertaking a major military upgrade of its northern coast and outlying archipelagos. Its new bases — which include search-and-rescue stations, ports and airstrips, and …