Mon Jul 28 2014
World War III News and InformationWorld
NPR world news, international art and culture, world business and financial markets, world economy, and global trends in health, science and technology. Subscribe to the World Story of the Day podcast and RSS feed.
U.N. Security Council Calls For Humanitarian Cease-Fire In Gaza
The call for a cease-fire follows new attacks launched by Israel and Hamas despite going back and forth over proposals for another temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting.
What Makes This Fight In Gaza Different From The Others?
Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
On The Eve Of Ramadan's End, Fighting Resumes In Gaza
Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
Violence Spikes Anew In Iraq, As Islamic State Looks To Expand
Bloodshed is escalating in Baghdad as the militant group known as the Islamic State seeks to expand its territory in Iraq. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to reporter Alice Fordham in Erbil about life under the rule of the radical Islamic group.
What It's Like To Own Your Very Own Harrier Jump Jet
The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
Vincenzo Nibali First Italian In 15 Years To Win Tour De France
The cyclist had dominated the Tour, wearing the yellow jersey through all but two stages of the grueling three-week competition.
U.S.: Satellite Images Show Russian Rockets Hitting Ukraine
The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.
Birth Of 100-Millionth Person In Philippines Greeted With Joy, Concern
Chonalyn, a 6-pound girl, was born Sunday morning in a Manila hospital. But the head of the country's population commission says it will be a challenge to provide for so many people.
Libyan Conflict Rages After U.S. Shuts Embassy
Fighting in the country's east has killed at least 38 people since the U.S. on Saturday temporarily closed its embassy in the capital, citing security concerns.
Cease-Fires Refused, Ignored And Re-Offered: The Latest From Gaza
There's talk of another cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, after Hamas refused to extend an earlier truce. NPR's Arun Rath talks with international correspondent Emily Harris about the latest.
U.S. Closes Embassy In Libya Amid Violent Clashes In Capital
Security in Libya has deteriorated badly enough that the U.S. shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday. NPR's Arun Rath talks to former U.S. Ambassador Christopher Hill about the situation.
Russia's Military Intelligence Service Fights Shadow War For Ukraine
On top of Moscow's secretive foreign intelligence service, there's an even deeper layer of information gathering. NPR's Arun Rath talks to writer Mark Galeotti about the agency known as the GRU.
Effort To Secure MH17 Crash Site On Hold Amid Fresh Fighting
Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
Fighting Near MH17 Crash Site In Ukraine Thwarts Investigators
NPR's Corey Flintoff, reporting from Donetsk, Ukraine, says government forces appear to be gaining ground against rebels who control the wreckage site.
News Anchor On Losing Side Of China's Anti-Corruption Campaign
The government has already swept up 25,000 officials this year. The most recent high-profile victim is CCTV anchor Rui Chenggang, but it's not clear what he's suspected of doing.
Salon.com > War Room
What ?Veep? got right about our government
It obliterates mainstream myths by showing the government isn't full of geniuses -- and the public isn't all morons
Sequester could hamper Wall Street investigations
... which were going so well
What would happen without a moderator?
Jim Lehrer's soft touch approach last week stirs memories of a 20-year-old experiment: the moderator-less debate
Study: ?47 percent? not hurting Mitt
A new study suggests his remarks might not spell doom, but there could be a silver lining for Obama
Elizabeth Warren is winning
Barack Obama isn't the only Democratic candidate to get a real boost from Charlotte
Did Warren beat the Cowboys?
Her speech was a big hit in Charlotte, but she may have been a victim of something totally beyond her control
The ghosts of 2009
Miscalculations about the depth of the crisis early in Obama?s term continue to provide ammunition for the GOP
A knack for screwing up the easy stuff
The Eastwood/chair insanity isn?t the first time the Romney team has mucked up something simple
Obama, Romney and the empathy gap
Why blurring his policy differences with Obama might not be enough to save Romney on Medicare
Will Todd Akin play ball?
The effort by panicked Republicans to push him out calls to mind a Democratic nightmare from 10 years ago
The new Zell Miller
Artur Davis, who?s rebranded himself as a Republican, will speak at the GOP convention
What Pelosi and Romney have in common
They both see Paul Ryan as their deliverance, but for very different reasons
President Ryan ? the truth behind Mitt?s flub
Romney's slip aside, it?s not a stretch to say Paul Ryan would be ?the next president? if the GOP ticket wins
Paul Ryan and the right?s long game
The V.P. selection of conservative dreams is about a lot more than boosting the GOP's chances this fall
The smell of panic
If this summer had gone the way Mitt hoped it would, he'd never be teaming up with Paul Ryan today
CNN.com - World
CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.
The week in 30 photos
Look at me! 18 selfies of the week
Inside rebel tunnels in Homs
A network of tunnels and sophisticated bomb making factories found in Homs. Fred Pleitgen reports.
Voices from Ukraine
As militant forces take over government buildings in eastern Ukraine, Pro-Russian and Pro-Ukrainian protesters are on conflicting sides.
Water dries up ahead of World Cup
Could drought bring water and power rationing during Brazil World Cup? Shasta Darlington reports.
Who's your hero? Nominate them
They're your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues, your parents.
Soccer fans as an army for good
More than any single soccer player, the fans have taken center stage during the World Cup.
Taking autistic kids to ball game
For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.
A bodybuilder with a big heart
Ned Norton was working as a fitness trainer for Olympic athletes and bodybuilders when a young man with a spinal cord injury asked him for help.
Helping grieving kids heal
At just 7 years old, Kyron Chase is facing the unimaginable: His father was murdered.
From amputee to adventurer
As a teenager, Alli Morgan lived for sports. She was a cyclist and a climber, and she played on her high school's softball and field hockey teams.
Joko elected Indonesian president
Joko Widodo won Indonesia's hard-fought presidential race. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
Food safety scare in China
Another food scandal in China is raising quality concerns, as CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.
Typhoon Matmo hits Taiwan
Heavy winds and rains batter Taiwan, as storm chaser James Reynolds reports.
Watch landmark Cold War series
The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.
War Information LinksWar Article on the ethics of war and peace, the Just War theory, and pacificsm.
War Times Journal An on-line magazine which covers all periods of military history and military science.
Anti-War LinksAntiwar.com A source for antiwar news, viewpoints, and activities.
Stop the War Coalition UK anti-war organisation. Provides news, articles, mailing lists, calendar of peace events, and photos.
World War Links A multitude of world war links.
War HistoryBattlefield Anomalies Collection of battle and campaign accounts, mainly dealing with 19th century subjects.
Clash of Steel Searchable database of military engagements throughout history.
Military Quotes A collection of almost one thousand quotes related to war and military matters.
World War 3