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Rival Pakistani Leaders In Settlement Talks

Posted On September 03, 2014

(Undated) -- Violent protests in Pakistan are easing off as rival politicians are talking about a possible settlement. A faction led by former cricket star Imran Khan and followers of cleric Tahir ul-Qadri today agreed to talk to a committee of opposition politicians who want to mediate between the government and the protesters to find…

Russia Nuke Forces Conducting Combat Exercises This Month

Posted On September 03, 2014

(Undated) -- Troops responsible for Russia's nuclear arsenal are getting ready for major combat exercises this month. More than four-thousand soldiers will practice combat missions against what one officer calls intensive enemy actions. The officer says the exercises also will include huge numbers of fighter-interceptor jets and reconnaissance planes. Russia and NATO have both stepped…

U.S Officials Say Beheading Video Authentic

Posted On September 03, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. National Security Council says a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS militants is authentic. The State Department began analyzing the footage yesterday. Sotloff is the second American journalist to be murdered by the bloodthirsty Jihadists in recent weeks. He was captured last year while reporting…

Obama Comments On Beheading Of American Journalist

Posted On September 03, 2014

(Tallinn, Estonia) -- President Obama says the world is repulsed by a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff [[ SOT-loff ]].  ISIS terrorists released a video of the horrific murder yesterday.  Obama said the Jihadist group's barbarism only serves to unite the world against the terrorist group.  Obama warned the killers that…

Australia Says Russia G-20 Summit Invitation Decision Some Way Off

Posted On September 03, 2014

(Undated) -- Australian officials say there's no rush to decide whether to invite Russia to attend November's G-20 economic summit. Australia will host the summit in Brisbane and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said today she'll talk with NATO members meeting in Wales this week, to gauge their opinions about including Russia. Australian Prime Minister Tony…