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  • Russia's Putin vows 'destruction' of terrorists as Olympics near

    Russia's Putin vows 'destruction' of terrorists as Olympics near
    Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed in his New Year's address to fight terrorists "until their total destruction," his first public comment on twin suicide bombings in Volgograd this week that killed 34 and stirred fears for the safety of athletes...
  • Monument to Soviet dictator Stalin to be restored in Georgia

    Monument to Soviet dictator Stalin to be restored in Georgia
    A bronze statue of Soviet-era dictator Josef Stalin will soon rise five stories over the museum dedicated to his brutal legacy in the small Georgian town of Gori, where he was born in 1878, the Culture Ministry in the former Soviet republic announced...
  • Edward Snowden asylum 'insignificant' to Russia -- but not to U.S.

    Edward Snowden asylum 'insignificant' to Russia -- but not to U.S.
    Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden is “insignificant” and won’t negatively influence U.S.-Russian relations, an aide to President Vladimir Putin insisted shortly after the American fugitive was...
  • Obama's Moscow visit is called off, and not just because of Snowden

    Obama's Moscow visit is called off, and not just because of Snowden
    WASHINGTON — The Edward Snowden case may have been the last straw, but the White House decision to cancel a Moscow summit next month came after President Obama decided the meeting was unlikely to resolve any of the issues increasing tension...
  • U.S.-India summit comes as relations between the two languish

    U.S.-India summit comes as relations between the two languish
    NEW DELHI — Although economics, trade, security and nuclear energy will figure prominently when President Obama meets with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Washington on Friday, the elephant in the room will be a growing disenchantment with a...
  • Snowden a prize for Russians -- until they have his secrets

    Snowden a prize for Russians -- until they have his secrets
    Now that Russian intelligence services have presumably gotten what they want from Edward Snowden — his treasure trove of U.S. intelligence data and the chance to embarrass the Obama administration — they are showing the National Security...
  • A deadly denouement for foreign troops in Afghanistan

     
    Global Focus: The Netherlands pulled out of Afghanistan two years ago. Canada brought home its contingent last year. France, the fifth-largest contributor of troops to the International Security Assistance Force, will exit the war by the end of this year....
  • China-U.S. power play at core of East Asian island disputes

     
    At first glance, it seems to make little sense that China and U.S. allies in the Western Pacific would dredge up old fights over uninhabitable islands, provoking nationalist protests, diplomatic rifts and a threat of violent confrontation in a strategic...
  • Islamophobia as free speech -- a notion that escapes many Muslims

     
    Righteous condemnation erupted worldwide Wednesday after an anti-Islam video incited mobs in Libya and Egypt and fed into the radical Islamic narrative that the United States is waging war against Muslims. Religious and political leaders denounced the...
  • Latest threat to the Eurozone: Catalonia independence quest

     
    Global Focus: Just when it seemed stability was on the horizon for the tumultuous Eurozone, with Spain getting a grip on its debt financing and a plan to bail out insolvent banks, a fresh threat to the common currency has emerged with Catalonia's...
  • U.S., allies marshaling African proxies for fight against terrorism

     
    Global Focus: “A quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom we know nothing.” That was how British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain saw the Nazi threat against the Czech Sudetenland in 1938, a sentiment freshly evoked among war-...