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CORRECTING DATE TO MARCH 3 - Damage to the General Staff of the Armed Forces building following Friday's gun and explosives attack in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. The markets returned to near normal Saturday, after Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters Friday in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 10:45 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's prime minister said Saturday he is revolted by the Islamic extremist attacks that killed at least eight people in the capital, and said the government and people must remain vigilant against such violence. Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba met with the...
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A soldier walks near the rear of the Army Headquarters in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Friday March 2, 2018. Gunfire and explosions rocked Burkina Faso's capital early Friday in what the police said was a suspected attack by Islamic extremists. By midday the gunfire became intermittent and helicopters flew above the French Embassy in Ouagadougou.(AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 8:40 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's prime minister said Saturday he is revolted by the Islamic extremist attacks that killed at least eight people in the capital, and said the government and people must remain vigilant against such violence. Prime Minister Paul Kaba Tieba met with the...
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A soldier walks near the rear of the Army Headquarters in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Friday March 2, 2018. Gunfire and explosions rocked Burkina Faso's capital early Friday in what the police said was a suspected attack by Islamic extremists. By midday the gunfire became intermittent and helicopters flew above the French Embassy in Ouagadougou.(AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 7:09 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Trading resumed at the main market in Burkina Faso's capital city Saturday and residents returned to the streets, a day after Islamic extremists attacked the French Embassy and army headquarters in simultaneous assaults, killing eight people and wounding more than...
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February 27, 2018 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia is seeking to counter U.S. diplomatic influence by stoking conflict in Syria even as it portrays itself as an arbiter in the civil war, the top American general in the Middle East said Tuesday in notably pointed criticism of Moscow. "I'm being very serious when I say they...
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February 27, 2018 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia is seeking to counter U.S. diplomatic influence by stoking conflict in Syria even as it portrays itself as an arbiter in the civil war, the top American general in the Middle East said Tuesday in notably pointed criticism of Moscow. "I'm being very serious when I say they...
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February 27, 2018 - 12:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. general in the Middle East is criticizing Russia for being both "arsonist and fireman" in Syria. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, told a House committee on Tuesday that Russia is at the heart of the conflict in Syria. Votel said Moscow is...
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses his statement, during the opening of the High-Level Segment of the 37th session of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 2:57 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — As a U.N. cease-fire failed to take hold in Syria, Russia on Monday ordered a daily "humanitarian pause" to allow civilians to evacuate an embattled rebel-held enclave near Damascus, while airstrikes continued and Syrian ground forces fought to push into the besieged area from the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, around his factory which produces school means, outside St. Petersburg, Russia. One of those indicted in the Russia probe is a businessman with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Prigozhin is an entrepreneur from St. Petersburg who's been dubbed "Putin's chef" by Russian media. His restaurants and catering businesses have hosted the Kremlin leader's dinners with foreign dignitaries. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
February 24, 2018 - 9:46 am
MOSCOW (AP) — He's been indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls and his private military company has trodden battlefields in Ukraine and Syria. Still, the Russian multimillionaire dubbed "Putin's chef" runs yet another asset that is valuable to the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, around his factory which produces school means, outside St. Petersburg, Russia. One of those indicted in the Russia probe is a businessman with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Prigozhin is an entrepreneur from St. Petersburg who's been dubbed "Putin's chef" by Russian media. His restaurants and catering businesses have hosted the Kremlin leader's dinners with foreign dignitaries. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
February 24, 2018 - 6:02 am
MOSCOW (AP) — He's been indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls and his private military company has trodden battlefields in Ukraine and Syria. Still, the Russian multimillionaire dubbed "Putin's chef" runs yet another asset that is valuable to the...
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February 20, 2018 - 9:19 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic's army says it is planning to open a new satellite center to serve the country's military intelligence and NATO. The center will receive images of the situation on the ground around the globe from satellites, analyze them and provide them for the alliance's defense...
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