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China's New Map Roils Diplomatic Waters in Region

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) — China has roiled the diplomatic waters in the region by publishing a new map that lays claim to swaths of the South China Sea that encompass almost all of Southeast Asia. The map reinforces China’s claim to islands that are Read More

Ukraine Signs Trade Pact with European Union

iStock/Thinkstock(KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine marked a historic day Friday morning, signing a broad economic and trade pact with the European Union. The agreement will allow Ukraine and two other former Soviet nations — Georgia and Moldova — to trade with Read More

More Assessment Teams Arrive in Iraq

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Army Col. Steve Warren provided new information about the latest U.S. forces to arrive in Baghdad amidst the ongoing situation in Iraq on Thursday. Four teams of advisors reportedly arrived in the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, Read More

US Loses to Germany, Still Advances to Round of 16

Michael Steele/Getty Images(RECIFE, Brazil) — The United States lost 1-0 to Germany Thursday afternoon at the 2014 World Cup, but still advance to the round of 16. The U.S., which finished second, went through after Portugal defeated Ghana 2-1 in the group’s Read More