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Tuesday, 2 September 2014

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The Associated Press
US trained Alaskans as secret ‘stay-behind agents’

The Associated Press
Coastal quake risk: Japan on watch, Northwest ‘essentially blind’

The Christian Science Monitor
Obama ponders action against Islamic State extremists

Thomson Reuters News
Obama informs Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

Thomson Reuters News
Britain to pass new laws to counter homegrown Islamist fighters

The Guardian
David Cameron shelves move to ban British jihadis returning to UK

The Wall Street Journal
Goal of This Week’s NATO Summit: Faster, Better-Funded Alliance

The Guardian
NATO to create high-readiness force to counter Russian threat

The Christian Science Monitor
In Bosnia’s schools, three different people learn three different histories

Thomson Reuters News
Bosnian police detain 13 Serb ex-soldiers, police suspected of war crimes

Thomson Reuters News
Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘open aggression’ as rebels advance

The Wall Street Journal
Ukraine Shifts to Defense Against Russian Incursion

Thomson Reuters News
Russia will defend economy from sanctions, Sergei Lavrov says

The Associated Press
Islamist militia group now guards US Embassy and its residences

Thomson Reuters News
Libyan government says has lost control of most Tripoli ministries - More

The Associated Press
To stop the spread of Ebola, Liberia extends stay-home order

The Associated Press
Military action leaves Lesotho power vacuum

Agence France-Presse
Kenyan commandos on frontline of poaching war

The Associated Press
Turkey issues warrants for police in alleged plot

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Jihadist killed in Syrian battle

Thomson Reuters News
Fighting erupts between Syrian army, rebels on Golan Heights - More

The Associated Press
Israel calls on region to rebuild, disarm Gaza

Agence France-Presse
Iraq presses fightback after breaking months-long jihadist siege

The Associated Press
Arab writers mock ISIS terrorists in cartoons and comedy programs

The Associated Press
UN diplomats examine Islamic State alleged crimes

Thomson Reuters News
Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: U.N. debate

Thomson Reuters News
Iraq violence killed over 1,420 in August

The Associated Press
Hassan Rouhani urges Iranian clerics to tolerate Internet

Thomson Reuters News
Pakistani protesters clash with police; soldiers secure state TV

The Wall Street Journal
Fresh Clashes Break Out in Pakistan

Thomson Reuters News
NBI foils car-bomb plot at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, shopping mall

The Associated Press
China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong

Thomson Reuters News
Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy

The Associated Press
Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

Thomson Reuters News
Japan and India agree to boost strategic ties

Thomson Reuters News
Australia leans toward buying Japanese submarines to upgrade fleet - More

The Associated Press
Australia ratchets up sanctions against Russia

The New York Times
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