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Russian TV beats war drum on home front

MOSCOW — As tensions in Crimea escalate amid Kyiv’s desperate scramble to restore political order, the Kremlin’s propaganda machine is serving as an ideological vanguard for Russia’s military operations there.

Today in US hypocrisy: Kerry slams Russia for 'invading another country' on 'trumped-up pretext'

Kerry voted for the Iraq war, which, you'll remember involved 'invading another country on completely trumped-up pretext.'

Crimeans: 'We wanted peace and democracy. We needed Russia's help' (VIDEO)

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — While much of the world is up in arms about Russian military deployment in Ukraine, these pro-Russian residents say they're feeling liberated.

Will Russia invade Ukraine or is it already happening?

MOSCOW — Russia’s upper house of parliament approved on Saturday President Vladimir Putin’s proposal to send military forces to Ukraine, stoking fears of war in a country whose fragile, post-revolutionary authorities are still struggling to enforce nationwide order.

Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's top generals to favor restraint over rhetoric

DUBAI — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani urged the nation's military leaders on Saturday to let diplomacy prevail in dealing with potential foreign threats, a clear reference to efforts to end the nuclear dispute and decades of hostile relations with the West. "It is very important to formulate one's sentences and speeches in a way that is not construed as threat, intention to strike a blow," Rouhani said in a meeting with Iran's top military echelon.

From Genghis Khan to the Charge of the Light Brigade, Crimea is no stranger to conflict

Russia's current incursion in Crimea is just another chapter in the tiny peninsula's long history of conflict.

Shorty's lessons: 5 things 'El Chapo' Guzman's arrest teaches us

MEXICO CITY — The arrest last Saturday of Mexican crime lord Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman offers some valuable lessons, both for armchair drug lords and anyone hoping to replace him.

Even caged, Mexican kingpin El Chapo can bite

MEXICO CITY — With cartel kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman back behind bars, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto must decide what to do with his prize, as communities and gunmen the mega-gangster controlled brace for a bloody backlash.

Marines take down drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman

MEXICO CITY — Pictures of the arrested gangster showed him shirtless, suggesting he was in bed at the time he was nabbed, reportedly with female company.
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