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U.N. struggles to aid those trapped by Syria’s civil war

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The State Department released its annual human rights report last week and concluded that last summer’s chemical weapons attack in Syria, which killed more than 1,400 people, was the worst human rights violation of 2013. Continue reading

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Ukrainians prepare for conflict as Russian troops move into Crimea

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Ukraine readied its military forces for war on Sunday following Russian President Vladimir Putin declaration of Russia’s right to invade the country. Continue reading

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Crimeans split over support for new Ukrainian government

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Following the ouster of Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych after weeks of violent protest in Kiev, proposed new Ukrainian leaders were introduced to demonstrators…read more

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Protests in Venezuela Reach Boiling Point

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Protests in the South American country of Venezuela turned deadly this week. Demonstrators burned trash and made noise any way they could outside a court in the capital, Caracas, where a top opposition leader faces criminal charges. Continue reading

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Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in central Kiev on February 18, 2014. (credit Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Fresh protest violence erupts in Ukrainian capital

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Fighting and fire erupted in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev yesterday, with officials reporting more than a dozen people killed in the latest anti-Russian protests that have embroiled the country for almost three months. Continue reading

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