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Russia's Economy Ministry raised its 2014 inflation forecast and cut the growth forecast for 2015 on Tuesday.
Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting to sort through the long process of gaining compensation for their loss.
Analysts say that although China still trails the U.S. and Israel, the industry leaders, its technology is maturing rapidly and is on the cusp of widespread use for surveillance and combat strikes.
Founded in Gaza in 1987, Hamas now stretches across region. JERUSALEM/ GAZA, Aug 25- Founded by just seven people in Gaza, Hamas now has political and military leaders spread across the Arab world, complicating its ability to send a unified message for negotiating an end to a seven-week war with Israel.
Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says the controversy over Russia's aid convoy has made a reconciliation between Russia and Ukraine less likely.
President Petro Poroshenko dissolved Ukraine's parliament on Monday and announced an election on October 26.
Willis Sparks, Director, Global Macro at Eurasia, says Obama is more likely to stick with drone strikes instead of installing American troops in Iraq.
Egypt and the Emirates acted without informing Washington or seeking its consent, U.S. officials say. The NYT reports.
Tuesday talks may look like a move toward a solution to the war in Ukraine, but experts aren't hopeful.
CAIRO/ BENGHAZI, Aug 25- Libya wants the international community to help protect its oilfields, airports and other state assets as it is too weak to stop armed groups fighting for control, its ambassador in Cairo said on Monday.
*Compares U.S. handling of IS with rise of al Qaeda. In comments likely to irritate Washington, Lavrov said the United States had made the same mistake with Islamic State as it had with al Qaeda, which emerged in the 1980 s when U.S.-backed Islamist insurgents were fighting the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.
Russian tanks and armored vehicles crossed into Ukraine's far southeast, away from the main battlefield, a Ukrainian official says.
British intelligence officials have identified the man they believe killed American journalist James Foley in Syria.
Ukrainian government forces engaged with a separatist armored column near the southeastern town of Novoazovsk, Ukraine's military said on Monday. r.
Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst, discusses the growing threat of ISIS and shares his thoughts on airstrikes targeting Syria. We are sorely lacking information, says Jacobs.
Israel launched more airstrikes on Gaza on Sunday after taking its military campaign to a new level by flattening a 13-story apartment tower following a warning to residents to evacuate.
Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years.
DONETSK, Russia— Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting.
The US demanded that Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission and threatened to impose new sanctions.