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World News

News from around the globe edited by Lisa Ruth

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All bets are off on a 2015 “Grexit,” according to popular UK betting site William Hill.

Israel Independence Day flyover.

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HASHMONAIM, Israel, April 23, 2014 — On Wednesday night Israel once again made the emotional transition from somber day of remembrance to day of celebration...

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The Yemen situation appears bleak, but the country's history of political reconciliation and the threat of terrorist advances could drive the country toward a diplomatic solution.

"Martyrs' Square Statue Beirut Lebanon" by Vladanr - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons -

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Promoting nationalism and pride in national identity is a viable vehicle for peace and stability because it shifts the cultural construct away from sectarian strife.

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Using negative responses to a poll, one outlet suggests that Islamophobia is a reality

Nuclear centrifuge (for illustrative purposes only)

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The framework is bad: Iran keeps its centrifuges and uranium, and once sanctions are dropped, the world won't take them up again. But it's the best we can do.

Obama and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq / White House photo, used under U.S. Government work license

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The United States can engage with hostile governments while supporting its traditional allies and promoting regional stability.

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Growing tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia over the Houthi uprising in Yemen jeopardizes Iran’s chance to free itself of crippling international sanctions.

John Kerry's Foreign Policy Train Wreck

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According to the Times of Israel, Iran was actively violating the terms of the agreement before it has even been written or signed.

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Iran’s denials of the U.S. pressers are a familiar pattern, which is also typical of any negotiation process with an Islamic faction.

Top Photo Galleries

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Celebrate Earth Day with images from Bluefields Bay, Westmoreland, Jamaica