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Airstrikes, Shelling Kill More Than 60 in Aleppo

A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, monitors and activists said Thursday. The contested…

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Big Ben to Be Silenced for Repairs

Big Ben, the bell inside the famous clock tower at Britain’s Parliament, will fall silent for several months during a $42 million refurbishment, parliamentary officials said Tuesday. A three-year program…

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Obama: New U.S. Troops in Syria Will Be Essential

President Barack Obama on Monday announced the deployment of up to 250 U.S. military personnel to Syria, mostly special operations forces, to assist local troops trying to dislodge Islamic State…

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U.S.: N. Korea Shows No Interest in Diplomacy

The United States remains open to credible and meaningful diplomacy with North Korea but the country has shown no interest, Sung Kim, the U.S. special envoy for North Korea, said…

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French Defense Minister: IS Can Be Eradicated

The conditions necessary to eradicate the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq are “in the process of coming together,” French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told France Info…

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