US State Department Renews Cautionary Travel Alert After Kenya Terror Attack

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_eeb2356012.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the terror attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the U.S. State Department is updating its worldwide travel advisory. In its latest "Worldwide Caution" to Americans traveling abroad, the State Department repeats the usual warnings of the Islamic terror group's desire to attack U.S. interests, wherever they are on the globe.

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ISAF Soldier Killed in 'Green on Blue' Attack

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_041d95ae72.jpgROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images (KABUL, Afghanistan) -- A so-called "green on blue" attack in eastern Afghanistan Thursday has left one service member of the International Security Assistance Force dead. In a press release, NATO says an individual wearing an Afghan National Security Force uniform opened fire at ISAF troops, killing the soldier.  The suspected gunman was then killed.

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US Special Envoy Calls on Rwanda to End Support of Rebels in Congo

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_9425d64352.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Russ Feingold, the former Wisconsin senator and a leading progressive, is now taking on an entirely different role as the U.S. special envoy charged with helping to find a solution to one of the deadliest conflicts in modern times: the two-decades-long war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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UN Inspectors Back in Syria

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_8ec1fe98ac.jpgAFP/Getty Images (DAMASCUS, Syria) -- After confirming that chemical weapons were used to slaughter civilians in an attack on a Damascus suburb last month, United Nations inspectors are again on the ground in Syria to complete the mission they started. The discovery of sarin gas used in the Aug. 21 assault that left 1,400 people dead pushed President Bashar al-Assad's regime to accept a Russian-brokered proposal to turn over its chemical weapons stockpiles to international control.

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Egyptian Security Forces Shut Down Muslim Brotherhood Newspaper

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_9e687e56f1.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (CAIRO) -- Egypt continued its systematic deconstruction of the Muslim Brotherhood on Wednesday by raiding the newspaper offices of its political wing in Cairo. The Brotherhood, which has been under attack from the military-controlled interim government, continued to publish the Freedom and Justice newspaper, albeit secretly, since the crackdown that followed the removal of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi nearly three months ago.

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