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US Racial Tensions Story Ripples Abroad

voanews.com — The racial tensions story in Ferguson, Mo. is not only making international headlines. It's being used by some foreign governments to spread an anti-American message. For countries whose rights records Washington has criticized, Ferguson offers an opportunity to even the score.

Column: If Maliki Can Go, Why Not Assad?

voanews.com — The impressive results of U.S. air strikes in Iraq this month are prompting new calls from some quarters for similar U.S. intervention in Syria. Abdulrahman Dadam, president of the Free Aleppo Governorate Council, wrote an impassioned ple a for a U.S./NATO no fly zone to protect his historic city from both the Islamic State (IS) and the regime of Bashar al-Assad and establish a safe corridor from Turkey for humanitarian aid.

South Sudan Steps Up Guard Against Ebola

voanews.com — Health officials in Juba have stepped up efforts to ensure the deadly ebola virus does not spread to South Sudan. Armed with thermometers and notepads, a team of health officials has set up shop in tents that have been pitched just meters away from where planes land at Juba's busy international airport.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @nmeisenbarth: Importance of #Ebola screenings can't be overstated but I'm shuddering imagining the extra #JubaAirport mayhem..x100 voanews.com/content/south-…

Leading The Fight Against Islamic State, Kurds Question Iraq's Future

voanews.com — Western countries including the United States have begun arming the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq to aid their battle against extremist Sunni militants from the Islamic State. But there are concerns that a heavily-armed Kurdistan Regional Government, or KRG, might seek to declare independence and cause the break-up of the Iraqi state.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @BayanRahman: Ridiculous that Kurds are fighting richest most well-armed terrorists in world while Baghdad has cut off our budget m.voanews.com/a/2419163.html

Aug 20, 2014

RT @BayanRahman: Ridiculous that Kurds are fighting richest most well-armed terrorists in world while Baghdad has cut off our budget m.voanews.com/a/2419163.html