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As Moscow Advances, U.S. Allies Look Warily to Trump for Clarity

The coup was planned for election day. Wearing fake police uniforms and armed with assault rifles, more than a dozen Kremlin-linked plotters were …

Russia

Latino leaders ask: When will Trump reach out to Hispanics?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Latino leaders around the country say they want to keep an open mind about Donald Trump's presidency, but less than one month before Inauguration Day, many are disappointed he has not done more to reach out to them.<p>Since his election, Trump has sat down with the likes of tech …

First Read's Morning Clips: Obama Unleashes

<b>OFF TO THE RACES: Obama Hits the Trail</b><p>Barack Obama didn’t hold back yesterday in urging Americans not to embrace Donald Trump, saying he is not "fit in any way, shape or form to represent this country.”<p>Former Secretary of State Colin Powell called Trump a "national disgrace” and an "international …

June 2015

Afghan war takes rising toll on civilians

<b>Herat</b> - The number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan's war rose 14 percent last year, with nearly 3,000 people dead as violence escalates and the US prepares to withdraw the bulk of its forces.<p>The United Nation's annual protection of civilians in armed conflict report, published on …

More than 10,000 Afghan civilians died or were injured in 2014, U.N. says

KABUL — More than 10,000 Afghan civilians caught in conflict died or were injured last year, the largest number since the United Nations started keeping records in the country, the international body said Wednesday.<p>The increase highlights not only the nation’s fragile state, but also the changing …

Afghan civilian deaths hit record high

Insurgents, government forces and international troops all contribute to highest total in five years since records began<p>Last year was the deadliest on record for civilians in Afghanistan, the UN said in a report on Wednesday, with more civilians killed in 2014 than since the agency began compiling …

Afghanistan