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90% of Russian airstrikes in Syria have not targeted ISIS

As US State Department spokesman John Kirby stated on October 7, "Greater than 90% of the strikes that we've seen them take to date have not been against ISIL or al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists," according to AFP. "They've been largely against opposition groups that want a better future for Syria …

Middle East

Government will run out of money in November, Treasury Secretary warns

The U.S. government will exhaust the extraordinary measures it has taken to avoid a debt-ceiling breach “on or about Thursday, November 5,” according …

Economics
Saudi Arabia

Warren Jeffs' son opens up about secretive polygamous sect

The comments by Roy Jeffs, now 23, provide a window into the secretive sect based on the Utah-Arizona border in which cellphones, toys, movies, bicycles and even swimming lessons were strictly forbidden. He said Warren Jeffs imposed his control over followers by reassigning children and wives to …

Religion
Afghanistan

David Cameron condemns Russia's strikes in Syria

<b>Russia's military intervention in Syria is helping to support the "butcher" President Bashar al-Assad, David Cameron has said.</b><p>The prime minister said Russian forces were not discriminating between Islamic State militants and others fighting the Syrian president.<p>Earlier, Defence Secretary Michael …

Middle East

Nauru says it will allow asylum seekers free movement on island at all times

Government of Nauru posts notice saying that from Monday asylum seekers will be allowed to come and go from detention centre 24 hours a day<p>The Nauruan government has announced it will allow some asylum seekers to move freely outside the Nauru detention centre “24 hours per day”.<p>On Friday, the …

North Africa
Latin America

Ukraine crisis: 'Weapons pullout begins'

<b>Ukraine's government forces and pro-Russian rebels say they have begun withdrawing weapons from the line of contact in the east of the country.</b><p>Ukrainian officials said inventory work began on Saturday morning with the actual pullback to start in the afternoon.<p>The rebels in the Luhansk region said …

Russia

Who's who in Syria: A look at 8 key players in the war

Syria's bloody and intractable civil war became even more complicated this week when Russian warplanes started attacking rebel positions in support of the country's embattled government.<p>What began in 2011 as a mostly peaceful uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad has grown into a …

Saudi Arabia says one Syrian, one Filipino arrested in illegal bomb factory raid | Reuters

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian security forces arrested a Syrian man accused of plotting attacks and his Filipino accomplice in a raid on an illegal explosives factory in Riyadh, the interior ministry said on Saturday, according to state news agency SPA.<p>The ministry said those arrested in …

Saudi Arabia
Middle East

Kunduz hospital bombing continued 30 min after US informed: MSF

"The bombing continued for more than 30 minutes after American and Afghan military officials in Kabul and Washington were first informed," the medical charity said in a statement.<p>It added that "all parties to the conflict, including in Kabul and Washington, were clearly informed of the precise …

Afghanistan

Netanyahu says Israel's relationship with Russia is good | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel wants to avoid an adversarial relationship with Moscow and is unsure how Russia’s recent military intervention in Syria will affect the situation there.<p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits to meet with U.N. …

Middle East

Guatemalan mudslide death toll reaches 69, hundreds missing

SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) — Rescue workers using shovels and pickaxes recovered more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outskirts of Guatemala City on Saturday as an official said the death toll had risen to 69 with another 350 people believed missing.<p>Julio Sanchez, …

Natural Disasters

UN rights chief says Afghan bombing may be war crime and that US-led forces are likely to blame

The U.S. military said it conducted an air strike on Saturday near a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the northern city of Kunduz that killed 19 staff and patients, including three children, the medical aid group said.<p>The U.S. military said it had launched a strike during battles …

Afghanistan

Why Afghanistan Is Going To Fall To The Taliban Again. And It's Not Why You Think.

Last week, the Taliban began the process of retaking Afghanistan, starting with the northern city of Kunduz. The U.S. and Afghan governments have since been battling to recapture it -- a fight that included the U.S. bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital that killed at least 12 medical …

Afghanistan
Cold War

The Fear and Fortune of Mumbai's Human Pyramids

A short film explores why India's controversial sport is so important for three slum residents.<p>A story Indian grandmas often tell kids about the Hindu god Krishna is how, as a child, he would steal yogurt from earthen pots deliberately kept out of his reach. On Krishna's birthday, a festival …

Banksy’s Grim Tour of Gaza: Watch a Mini Documentary by the Shadowy Street Artist

The world’s most mysterious street artist released a 2-minute documentary online Wednesday that details the horrors of Gaza—allegedly shot by the man …

China's Surprise Viral Hit: An Environmental Documentary

A film criticizing Beijing's pollution record has logged millions of views, and the government now appears to be acknowledging its failures to implement reforms.<p>On Saturday, Chai Jing, a former television journalist from China, released a feature-length documentary film that, unusually for China, …

China

This Documentary Will Expose the Dark Side of Mormon Utah

There Is a Place goes deep into the mysteries of Salt Lake City.<p>From 2003 to 2006, filmmaker and journalist Steven Greenstreet recorded footage in and around Salt Lake City for a documentary he never finished. He's now decided to release it and just posted a trailer online. The movie, <i>There Is a</i> …

Salt Lake City

New Black Panthers documentary tells the story behind the berets

Formed in 1966, the group remains misunderstood and poorly represented – especially on film. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution tries to sort the fact from fiction<p>The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was founded in Oakland, California, in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton, two …

Black History

A Documentary on The Most Famous September 11th Photograph No One Has Ever Seen

The images from the September 11th tragedy are no doubt stuck in all of our minds. For most of us, the phrase "9/11" instantly reminds us of a plane …

World Trade Center

Documentary 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' illuminates past and present

Among the most enduring images of the tumultuous era of the 1960s and '70s remain those of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. With their mix of media-savvy image-making and revolutionary rhetoric, they are now widely seen as symbols of resistance and defiance.<p>Yet the Panthers have also …

Fusion Petitions White House To End Juvenile Solitary Confinement, Previews New Documentary

WASHINGTON -- Representatives of Koch Industries, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Democratic Party and a TV network were just a few making up the unlikely coalition that gathered Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol in an effort to reform the juvenile justice system.<p>Fusion, a joint venture of …

ACLU
Middle East

Russia says Islamic State group not the only target in Syria

MOSCOW — Russian jets carried out a second day of air strikes in Syria on Thursday, but there were conflicting claims about whether they were targeting Islamic State and al Qaeda militants or trying to shore up the defenses of President Bashar Assad.<p>As concerns grew about a conflict that has now …

Middle East

Congress: US fails to stop most people trying to join ISIS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has largely failed to stop more than 250 Americans who have traveled overseas since 2011 to join or try to join terrorist groups, including the Islamic State group, a new congressional study concluded on Tuesday. It did not provide details on the several dozen who …

Obama Administration