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Can Nato build an international coalition against IS?

Leaders meeting at the Nato summit will be discussing ways to tackle Islamic State fighters, as Jeremy Bowen reports.

Russian troops attacking Mariupol, Ukrainian militia leader says

Hope for a rumored truce was shattered Thursday in this strategic eastern port as Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions near the city with heavy artillery and missile fire, a Ukrainian militia leader said.<p>"It is a totally new game," said Oleg Odnorozhenko, deputy commander of the volunteer …

NATO Signals More Sanctions on Russia Amid Fighting in Ukraine

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ISIS Threat Dominates Talks at NATO Summit

Als’ newest quarterback goes from zero to hero

Perhaps this is what the future of the Montreal Alouettes looks like.<p>If so, it has a cannon arm, escape-artist elusiveness, and estimable improvisational skills.<p>Its name is Troy Smith.<p>In this most curious of seasons for the Alouettes, Smith became the fourth quarterback to pilot the team to a …

Isolation, cancelled flights hamper Ebola efforts in Africa

Plans for a massive "surge" of medical aid to fight the Ebola crisis have been jeopardized by airlines cancelling flights into the region, the United Nations has warned.<p>West African countries at the heart of the Ebola outbreak are increasingly sealed off from the world, their borders closed, their …

NATO, wary of ceasefire talk, blasts Russia over Ukraine

NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - NATO demanded on Thursday that Moscow withdraw its troops from Ukraine as U.S. President Barack Obama and his Western allies vowed to support Kiev and buttress their own defenses against Russia in the biggest strategic shift since the Cold War.<p>NATO leaders made clear at a …

Britain Readies Attacks on ISIS

Behind the scenes at the NATO summit in Wales, a chastened David Cameron is working carefully with President Obama to pave the way to join the U.S. …

At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Non-Lethal Aid To Ukraine

President Obama, along with all members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, are in Wales today as a set of international conflicts puts the military alliance back in the spotlight.<p>At the top of the agenda is, of course, the crisis in Ukraine.<p>In an interview with NPR's <i>Morning Edition</i>, Gen. …