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  • Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-08-31 00:10:51 GMT
    Australia's foreign minister has criticized the detention of 44 Fijian peacekeepers by Syrian rebels and is calling for their unconditional release.More >>
    Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization...More >>
  • EU sets Russia ultimatum, threatens sanctions

    EU sets Russia ultimatum, threatens sanctions

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:40:43 GMT
    Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.More >>
    Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.More >>
  • Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain

    Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:03:19 GMT
    Rescuers using long ladders tried to get food and water to freelance miners trapped in a Nicaraguan gold mine, as the effort to reach the 24 men entered its second day.More >>
    Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men. Efforts to reach five miners still missing...More >>
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