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International News Coverage France Suspect in Paris Attack Fought for Al-Qaida in Yemen Ahmed Al-Haj and Sarah El Deeb | Associated Press Yemeni authorities suspect that Said Kouachi, one of the brothers involved in the deadly attack on a Paris newspaper, fought for...

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International News Coverage France France hunts for 2 suspects; Nation mourns their victims Lori Hinnant and Angela Charlton | Associated Press Scattered gunfire and explosions shook France on Thursday as its frightened yet defiant citizens held a day of mourning for...

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Middle East, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Syria: Isis chief executioner found beheaded with cigarette in his mouth Gianluca Mezzofiore | International Business Times In a grotesque twist of the saying “live by the sword, die by the sword”, an Islamic State...

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Middle East, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Libyan warplane bombs Greek-operated oil tanker at port, two dead Aymen Al Warfalli and Angeliki Koutantou | Reuters A Libyan warplane from forces loyal to the internationally recognized government bombed a Greek-operated...

Key Quotes on the U.S.-Cuba Relations

U.S. Leaders Our shift in policy towards Cuba comes at a moment of renewed leadership in the Americas. This April, we are prepared to have Cuba join the other nations of the hemisphere at the Summit of the Americas. But we will insist that civil society join us so...