Jul 22, 2014 at 05:16 o\clock

Obama, Polish president discuss need for unity after downing of plane

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski discussed on Monday the necessity for increased defense spending in Europe San Jose Escorts  as well as for transatlantic unity after the downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Ukraine, the White House said. "President Obama and President Komorowski agreed on the importance of raising defense spending among European members of NATO, and so on the significance of alliance-wide and credible contributions to NATO’s reassurance efforts in Central and Eastern Europe," SJ Escort  the White House said in a very statement in regards to the call between the two men. "The two leaders also stressed the need for Transatlantic solidarity in giving an answer to the tragic shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and Russia’s efforts to destabilize Ukraine," 

Jul 22, 2014 at 05:08 o\clock

Ten killed in air strike north of Baghdad

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Ten individuals were killed, including a mother and three children, inside a government air strike using a militant-controlled town north of Baghdad on Monday, hospital sources and witnesses said. The attack targeted the town of Hawija, 230 km (140 miles) from the capital, which can be controlled by Sunni Muslim insurgents in the Islamic State and also other groups opposed to Iraq's Shi'ite-led government. A tribal leader and former army officer said the dead counseled me civilians, and also included an elderly couple. He blamed the deaths around the militants for obtaining a base involved with town. Hawija has additionally seen infighting relating to the insurgents, with jihadist Islamic State fighters clashing in June while using Naqshbandi militants, derived from former army officers as well as loyalists of Saddam Hussein's former ruling Baath party. The army, backed by Shi'ite Muslim militias and volunteer fighters, continues to be seeking to repulse the Sunni insurgents given that they took above the northern capital of scotland- Mosul on June 10 and swept south for the capital. The army's try and regain the town of Tikrit stalled yesterday industry by storm insurgent defense and it has yet to recapture significant territory. Further north, the Islamic State continues to be consolidating its control, driving Christians outside the capital of scotland- Mosul with a weekend ultimatum to either become Islam, pay a religious levy for the hardline Islamists, or face death with the sword. On Monday, Islamic State fighters took over Saint Behnam monastery 30 km (20 miles) southeast of Mosul, ordering a monk and his assistant to depart, a church official along with a Christian resident in your community said. Also on Monday, gunmen in the Shi'ite militia Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq seized 22 men at a village in Diyala province close to the town of Baquba where they believed Sunni insurgents were operating, a colonel within the Baquba constabulary。