International

CNSNews
December 23, 2014
As United Nations officials welcome the Christmas Eve entry into force of the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), its progress in the U.S. remains hampered by significant Senate opposition and funding prohibitions included in appropriations legislation.
December 24, 2014
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his payload among a group of pro-government Sunni militiamen near the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 24 people.
CNSNews
December 23, 2014
Kerry said late Monday Clifford Sloan had been “very skillful negotiating with our foreign partners and allies.” He attributed to those skills the fact that 34 detainees – “with more on the way” – had been moved out of the facility in Cuba over that 18-month period.
CNSNews
December 22, 2014
As the U.N. Security Council began an unprecedented discussion on what to do about rights violations in North Korea, the State Department said Monday the regime should admit responsibility and compensate Sony Pictures over a damaging cyberattack on the movie studio.
By ABDI GULED
December 25, 2014
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen attacked the African Union's main base in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Thursday leading to an exchange of gunfire between militants and soldiers that killed at least nine people, including three soldiers, an official with the mission in Somalia said.
By BEN FOX and ANNE-MARIE GARCIA
December 25, 2014
HAVANA (AP) — Like tens of thousands of Cubans, Gerardo Luis wants to get to the United States and he's suddenly worried that time may be running out.
December 25, 2014
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says a young Israeli girl and her father were wounded in the West Bank when a firebomb was thrown at their car on a road near Palestinian villages.