After having suffered setbacks at the hands of the Islamic State early this month, the Kurdish Peshmerga, backed by US airstrikes, have been able to regain several areas from the al-Qaeda splinter group in the past two weeks.
The three-day summit brings together 500 of sub-Saharan Africa’s young leaders to give them the opportunity to engage with U.S. government officials, entrepreneurs and civil society representatives and international developers.
Over $15.5 million was spent restoring and outfitting ex-warship, The Kiev, into a luxury hotel and theme park developed by tourism and attraction consultant Leisure Quest International. UPI/Stephen Shaver
Los Angeles policemen closed down Wilshire Blvd in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on July 13, 2014 as Israeli American and Palestinian Americans faced off during counter demonstrations in response to the recent strife in Israel and the Gaza Strip.
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