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War talk re Syria ratchets up

But it is spurring worries of another misguided U.S. military undertaking, escalating war and chaos, with the people of the region bearing the brunt.

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Ukraine: Cracks appear in Kiev coalition

Troops of the government of President Victor Poroshenko push closer to Lubansk and Donetsk, and casualties rise in disaffected Eastern Ukraine.

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German sour pickles: Gauck, militarism, and Gaza

When politicians vacation and little action is expected, the words German journalists use for this is "Saure-Gurken-Zeit" or "sour pickle time."

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Thousands of Israelis protest Gaza war in Tel-Aviv

Some 7,000 Israelis protested the war in Gaza under the banner: "No more deaths - Israeli-Palestinian peace, now,"  the largest protest against the Israeli military operation in Gaza thus far.

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Ukraine itself burns in wake of airliner shoot-down

People with their own agendas push their versions of who is to blame, there is a shooting war between military forces and local militias, and half a million refugees have crossed into Russia.

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Opposition grows against Syrian bombing as breakthrough emerges

A steady blare of horns honking greeted dozens of demonstrators holding signs aloft opposing U.S. military action in Syria at a Chicago neighborhood vigil Sept. 9.