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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses the media at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 4, 2009. Some two dozen countries will send an estimated 7,000 more troops to Afghanistan next year, the chief of NATO said Friday as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told her allied counterparts that an infusion of forces is crucial to turning the tide in the long war. Ukraine crisis: US runs the show in Kiev, says Sergei Lavrov
The US is "running the show" in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said. | Mr Lavrov told Russia Today it was "quite telling" that Kiev had re-launched its anti-te... (photo: AP / Geert Vanden Wijngaert) BBC News
Crimea Referendum   Photos   US Ukraine Relations   Ukraine Crisis   Wikipedia: 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine  
File - This image made from video distributed by the Zintan Media Center shows Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, center, inside a defendant's cage in a courtroom in Zintan, Libya, Thursday, May 2, 2013. Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
The current jurisdictional stalemate concerning the on-going criminal proceedings against Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and his younger brother, Saadi, has once again called into question the authority of the... (photo: AP / Zintan Media Center) Al Jazeera
Human Rights   ICC   Libya Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi  
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses members of the Ukrainian parliament during a meeting Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Kiev In Ukraine, Biden Brings Array of U.S. Support
Vice President Biden arrived in Ukraine this week bringing some tangible U.S. support to a country challenged by political and military struggles both internally and from neighboring Russia. | The adm... (photo: AP / Sergei Supinsky, Pool) Real Clear Politics
Joe Biden   Photos   Russian invasion of Ukraine   United States - Ukraine   Wikipedia: 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine  
In this May 18, 2013 file photo released by mountain guide Adrian Ballinger of Alpenglow Expeditions, climbers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest, in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear
On Everest, everybody knows that the Icefall is dangerous. They've known it for generations, since the first great Everest mountaineer, George Mallory, turned away from the Khumbu Icefall in 1921, ins... (photo: AP / Alpenglow Expeditions, Adrian Ballinger, File) Springfield News-Sun
2014 Mount Everest avalanche   Everest Sherpas   Khumbu Icefall   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 Mount Everest avalanche   Wikipedia: Khumbu Icefall  
A group of Japanese lawmakers are led by a Shinto priest at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo during an annual spring festival on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Lawmakers visit Yasukuni shrine
Tokyo - Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers on Tuesday paid homage at the Yasukuni shrine which honours the nation's war dead, raising the stakes in an already tense region on the eve of US President Barack... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara) Independent online
Japan Lawmakers   Photos   Wikipedia: Yasukuni Shrine   Yasukuni Shrine   Yasukuni Shrine Controversy  
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew
FOSTER KLUG | Associated Press= MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she shepherded students off the shi... (photo: US Navy / Adam D. Wainwright) The Guardian
Passengers   Photos   S. Korea   Sewol Crash   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
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