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Vice President Biden shake hand with then Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during an event at the State Department on May 16, 2013. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Biden Apologizes To Turkish President

In a phone call, Biden apologized for comments he made suggesting Turkish forces accidentally let Islamic State militants cross its borders into Syria, a comment President Erdogan strongly refutes.

10/04/2014

The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.  (credit: ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: US Expecting Help From Turkey Against ISIS

The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.

09/22/2014

A U.S. soldier inspects the wreckage of a vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills 3 NATO Troops Near US Embassy

A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.

09/16/2014

President Barack Obama talks to reporters at the end of the NATO Summit on Sept. 5, 2014 in Newport, Wales. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Obama On ISIS: ‘You Can’t Contain An Organization That Is Running Roughshod Through That Much Territory’

President Barack Obama said during a press conference in Wales Friday following the NATO summit that the terror group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria cannot be contained.

09/05/2014

Ukrainian army soldiers wait to go to the front line on an armored vehicle as pro-Russian separatists fire heavy artillery, on the outskirts of the key southeastern port city of Mariupol, on Sept. 5, 2014. (credit: PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Shelling Heard On Outskirts Of Ukrainian Port City Hours Ahead Of Cease-Fire Talks

Shelling was heard on the outskirts of a strategic Ukrainian port city as Russian-backed rebels pressed their offensive in the region Friday just hours ahead of talks that were widely hoped to bring a cease-fire.

09/05/2014

Sen. Rand Paul speaks at the Defending the American Dream Summit sponsored by Americans For Prosperity at the Omni Hotel on Aug. 29, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Sen. Paul: ISIS Has Declared War Against United States

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., believes that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group has declared war against the United States.

09/04/2014

President Obama stands with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik at a ceremony in the Baltic nation. (Photo by ILMARS ZNOTINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Ukraine ‘A Moment Of Testing’ For West

The president arrived in Estonia to reaffirm Washington’s commitment to the security of ex-Soviet NATO members.

09/03/2014

President Vladimir Putin gives a press conference after a summit in Minsk early on Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin’s Office Denies Cease-Fire Has Been Reached With Ukraine

The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.

09/03/2014

A Pro-Russian fighter stands on Sept. 2, 2014 on a road to Donetsk airport. (credit: FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Russian Rebels Soften Demand For Full Independence From Ukraine

Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy – a shift that reflects Moscow’s desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.

09/02/2014

Ukrainian soldiers patrol in a APC in the Donetsk area, on Sept. 1, 2014. (credit: ANATOLII STEPANOV/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO Preparing High-Readiness Force To Counter Potential Russian Aggression

NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve the creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance’s secretary general said Monday.

09/01/2014

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