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The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that Poland is financially responsible to two individuals, who are now held in Guantanamo Bay, for rights that were violated by the CIA on Polish soil. Poland denied the existence of secret CIA prisons, however the judgment that adds pressure to the United States to reveal the truth of its detention of al Qaeda suspects worldwide.
Two Ukrainian fighter jets were shot down Wednesday over separatist-held territory not far from the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash as international outrage over the tragedy has done little to slow the fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Iran could still produce enough nuclear material to fuel a bomb in as little as two months, a time frame that has not been prolonged under the recently struck agreement to extend nuclear talks through November, the Washington Free Beacon reported.
Iran's Basij Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi called on all "resistance groups" in "Palestine, Syria and Lebanon" to sign a defense pact to help and support each other against Israel, the semi-official Iranian Fars News Agency reported on Tuesday.
Members of the Islamist extremist militia blamed for the Benghazi terror attack had moved in next door to the U.S. Consulate months before the strike but "nothing was done" despite concerns about the dangerous neighbors, Fox News reported.
The Islamic State has been closing access to water supplies from the Tigris river to Christian towns in an effort to eradicate Christianity from the region.
Anti-Semitic rallies took place all across the world stretching as far south as Chile, and as far north as Japan. Protests took place all across major European cities and throughout the United States as Israel continues to destroy Hamas' infrastructure in the Gaza Strip.
For the second straight day on Sunday anti-Jewish rioters defied a protest ban in Paris to rampage in the predominantly Jewish suburb of Sarcelles in what one police official called the "Paris Intifada," Algeminer reported.
Iran Has Another Four Months to Enrich Uranium as Negotiations Extended, Receives Another $2.8 Billion
The United States will give Iran access to another $2.8 billion over the next several months and appears to have conceded to Iran's demand that it be permitted to domestically enrich uranium, the key component in a nuclear weapon, the Washington Free Beacon reported.
A senior Ukrainian separatist leader handled over the remains of nearly 300 victims and the black boxes of the Malaysian Airlines plane downed last week, Reuters reported.
Over the weekend, Boko Haram attacked the Nigerian town of Damboa leading to more than 15,000 people fleeing the region, Reuters reported.
International health officials warned Thursday that recent budget cuts have impeded the ability of the World Health Organization to respond to the Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 603 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the L.A. Times reported.
Boko Haram jihadists killed more than 100 residents as they hoisted their Islamic flag over the Nigerian town of Damboa. Reports are that nine other villages are on the run according to a Nigerian official.
Iran and six world powers still have a wide bridge to gap so they have extended the nuclear talks until November 24, after the informal deadline passed today, July 20.
Russia supplied sophisticated missile launchers to separatists in Eastern Ukraine, a U.S. official told the Washington Post. Meanwhile, separatists prevented international investigators from gaining unfettered access to the crash site on Saturday.
Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters gathered in London on Saturday afternoon to rally against Israel's military operation in Gaza.
Despite a ban imposed by French President Francois Hollande after protesters marched on two synagogues in Paris, thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters marched throughout French cities on Saturday to condemn Israel's military action in Gaza.
Super Typhoon Rammasun left a trail of destruction that left at least 40 dead in the Philippines and now is heading for China still packing winds up to 123 MPH.
A Malaysia Airlines plane with 295 people on board was shot down over Ukraine, Sky News reported.
The Islamic State is using chemical weapons against Kurdish forces in clashes in Northeast Syria, according to several Kurdish media outlets.
Diplomats said a deal with Iran concerning its nuclear program will not be completed by the July 20, the six-month interim deadline, and that "significant gaps" remain.
President Barack Obama imposed new sanctions against several Russian banks, energy and defense firms, in an effort to stop alleged Russian support of separatists in Ukraine.
Russia plans to reopen an electronic listening post in Cuba that was used during the Cold War, the BBC reported.
Russia is considering 'surgical retaliatory strikes' after a Russian citizen was killed over the weekend, RIA Novosti reported.
The Islamic State (IS) seized control of the city of Deir ez-Zor, the sixth largest city in Syria, when rival jihadist groups, Jabhat al-Nursa and Ahrar al-Sham, withdrew their forces. They now control nearly 100 percent of the Deir Ez-zor province.