Friday 2015/02/27
FILE - A masked, black-clad militant, identified by The Washington Post newspaper as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi, stands next to a man purported to be Steven Sotloff in this still image from a video obtained from SITE Intel Group website, Feb. 26, 2015

Video Reports: IS Killer in Beheading Videos Unmasked

Masked, black-clad militant speaking with an English accent in IS beheading videos identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwait-born, middle-class Londoner in his mid 20s More

Pro-Russian separatists question a man in the eastern Ukrainian city of Uglegorsk, six kilometers southwest of Debaltseve, Feb. 19, 2015. The leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia pledged to try to save the tattered cease-fire.

France, Germany Threaten New Sanctions Over Ukraine

Additional costs could be imposed if last week’s truce agreement not respected by warring sides in eastern Ukraine, Hollande and Merkel say More

An MI-35M military helicopter flies over Christian church in Lashio, February 19, 2015.

Myanmar Border Conflict Tests China

Before the recent conflict began, rebel leader Peng Jiasheng urged Chinese around the world to support their ethnic brethren in Kokang More

Police give aid to people fleeing from Laukkai, the capital of Kokang in Shan State, who arrived at a monastery functioning as a refugee camp in Lashio, Feb. 16, 2015.

Thousands Fleeing Myanmar Fighting Cross Into China

Beijing expresses concern about renewed fighting between Myanmar rebels and government forces which forces civilians to cross the border to seek refuge in China More

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends an event organized by the Christian community to celebrate the beatification of two Indians by Pope Francis late last year, in New Delhi, Feb. 17, 2015.

Indian PM Vows to Ensure Religious Freedom

Speaking at event organized by Christian community in New Delhi, Modi strongly condemns violence targeting religious minorities, vowed to protect them More

The latest images from Syria

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  • Men check a damaged vehicle as a Free Syrian Army fighter, carrying his weapon, walks by in the besieged area of Homs, Syria, May 27, 2013.
  • The inside of a damaged mosque in Dahra Abd Rabbo village, Aleppo, May 27, 2013.
  • U.S. Senator John McCain meets with U.S. troops in southern Turkey, May 27, 2013.  During the trip he made a visit to meet with rebels in Syria.  This picture was released on his Twitter account.
  • Syrians participate in the funeral prayer for Youssef Ghazi al-Sarmani, who was killed in fighting between rebel and government forces, May 27. The logo in red reads "Talbiseh".
  • A boy makes pastry at a shop in Darkush town, Idlib province, May 26, 2013.
  • A group of men smuggle diesel fuel from Syria to Turkey hoping to sell it at a higher price, across the Al-Assi River in Idlib, May 26, 2013.
  • Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad during clashes against Syrian rebels in Aleppo, May 26, 2013.
  • Supporters and relatives of Hezbollah members attend the funeral of a Hezbollah fighter who died in the Syrian conflict. The funeral took place in the Ouzai district in Beirut, May 26, 2013.
  • A Free Syrian Army fighter feeds pigeons in Homs, May 26, 2013.
  • Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad take their position during a clashes against rebels, Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013. (SANA).

Kim Jong Il’s Legacy Celebrated At Home, Debated Abroad

Former leader of North Korea died of apparent heart attack in December 2011 after ruling reclusive communist country for 17 years

Despite Skepticism Over India-Pakistan Relations, Trade Provides Hope

Some experts say they believe improving trade between neighboring nations could help repair some damage - and allow for a slow move toward a diplomatic settlement

China, Pakistan Discuss Efforts to Maintain Afghan Peace

Chinese FM says broad-based, inclusive national reconciliation government with multiple factions, including Taliban, will be right direction for Afghanistan

India’s Common Man’s Party Challenges Mainstream

Observers say Aam Aadmi's remarkable victory in Delhi could reignite national ambitions and prompt it to make a debut in other cities

Indian Businessman Scrambles to Raise $1.6 Billion Bail

Many questions swirl around the scheme that first fueled Subrata Roy's meteoric rise and then brought his fortunes tumbling down

German, French Leaders Take Ukraine Peace Plan to Putin

Merkel, Hollande say they are doing everything in their power to 'end the bloodshed' in Ukraine; US VP Biden accuses Russia of continuing to escalate violence

India Tries to Strengthen US Ties Without Alarming China

Tighter US ties are a significant departure from traditional Indian diplomacy, which has stayed away from explicitly aligning its security concerns with Washington

Japan Divided Over Future Role Following IS Executions

PM Shinzo Abe wants to change country’s pacifist stance, take more proactive role in global security, but many Japanese disagree

India's Modi Faces Possible State Election Defeat

If opinion polls are correct, a loss would cripple his chances of consolidating power needed to speed up economic recovery

HRW: 2014 'Turbulent' Year for Human Rights in Africa, Syria

Rights group says sectarian violence, 'abusive responses of government forces' fueled many conflicts, and ensuring democratic accountability is key to resolving issue

IS Renews Threats Against 2 Foreign Hostages

In purported IS video Tuesday, man believed to be Japanese journalist Kenji Goto says he 'has 24 hours left to live' and Jordanian hostage 'has even less' time

Photogallery Obama Pledges Economic Aid to India, but Says Trade Barriers Remain

Obama is first US president to attend India's Republic Day, which celebrates its first constitution as an independent state

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