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Syrians seek shelter in a city of rubble

At one school in Homs, about 300 people live together. Everyone wants to go home, but left unspoken is the dismal reality that few have homes to return to.<p>September 08, 2013|By Patrick J. McDonnell<p>The Khalidiya district of the Syrian city of Homs, pictured in late July,… (Joseph Eid / AFP/Getty …

Bashar al-Assad: US will pay price for Syria strike

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1008000/1008895_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529431305_97bcbf9a2581334df309b21defe9ad1a<p><b>Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned that the US will "pay the price" for any strike against Syria.</b><p>He told US broadcaster PBS that strikes …

How To Build An Afghan Army, In A Million Difficult Steps

It's 8 a.m. on a recent day at Forward Operating Base Nolay, a small Marine outpost in Taliban-infested Sangin District of southern Afghanistan's Helmand province. The Marines are in the process of caffeinating and preparing for the day.<p>Suddenly, explosions and gunfire ring out. The Marines don't …

Religious clashes spread across Indian district of Muzaffarnagar

Sectarian violence is spreading across northern India, despite an army-enforced curfew put in place after deadly weekend clashes between Hindus and Muslims.<p>Gunfire and street battles that erupted on Saturday in villages around Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh state have killed at least 28 people and …

It's OK To Protest In China, Just Don't March

Thousands of messages posted on the Internet every day in China get censored. Until now, little has been known about how the Chinese censorship machine works — except that it is comprehensive.<p>"It probably is the largest effort ever to selectively censor human expression," says Harvard University …

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