Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.
Russia replies to Canada's colorful map tweet
TORONTO (AP) — It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia."
Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers
BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeting their deaths in the arid Syrian countryside.
UN Security Council members lament Ukraine crisis
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday accused Moscow of having "outright lied" about its role in Ukraine, as alarmed members of the Security Council demanded that Russia remove its fighters from a new front in the unfolding crisis and threatened sanctions.
UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said.
A brother seeks answers in 'The Look of Silence'
VENICE, Italy (AP) — What is it like to look into the eyes of the men who killed your brother and went unpunished?
A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day.
UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000
GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency unveiled a new road map for containing the virus, and scientists are fast-tracking efforts to find treatment or vaccine.
Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues
WASHINGTON (AP) — A single funeral caused many.
Europe seeks role in postwar Gaza
JERUSALEM (AP) — European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for maintaining the peace and step up the pressure on Hamas militants to relinquish power.
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