Mark Viillegas Ramos

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British, U.S. diplomats out of Libya as militia fighting rages

A convoy of British diplomats made it safely into Tunisia from Libya despite an attack on its vehicles Sunday, British officials said.<p>"There was an attempted carjacking of a British Embassy convoy this morning," UK Ambassador Michael Aron said in a Twitter posting Sunday. "Shots were fired at our …

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor …

Islamist militants kidnap wife of Cameroonian official

Islamist militants believed to be associated with the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram kidnapped the wife of a Cameroonian vice prime minister Sunday, in a worrying sign that the violence in northeastern Nigeria is spreading beyond its borders.<p>Militants mounted an attack on the village of Kolofata …

Libya clashes kill 'at least 36' in Benghazi

<b>At least 38 people have been killed in clashes between troops loyal to the Libyan government and Islamist fighters in the city of Benghazi, officials say.</b><p>The militants attacked troops in the centre of the city, in eastern Libya.<p>A week of fighting in the capital Tripoli, near the airport, has left …

MH17 crash: Dutch PM rules out military mission to secure site

<b>Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says sending out an international military force to secure the site of the downed Malaysian Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine is "unrealistic".</b><p>The site is currently controlled by pro-Russia rebels who have been accused of shooting down flight MH17.<p>All 298 people on …

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Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

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U.S.: Satellite Images Show Russian Rockets Hitting Ukraine

<i>Update at 4:05 p.m. ET.</i><p>The U.S. State Department has released satellite images it says back up the assertion by Washington and Kiev that Russian forces are firing artillery into eastern Ukraine in support of separatists.<p>In a four-page document titled <i>Evidence of Russian Shelling into Ukraine</i>, …