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U.S., Allies Continue Syria ISIS Strikes

U.S. warplanes attacked Islamic State targets in Syria, in raids that a group monitoring the war said killed civilians as well as jihadist fighters. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human…

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Terror Trial In Belgium

A radical Muslim organization in Belgium was a terror group that brainwashed youngsters and sent them to fight in Syria, proseutors said Monday as a trial started for dozens of…

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Protesters Out on Hong Kong Streets, Defying Beijing

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters blocked Hong Kong streets Tuesday morning, maintaining pressure on China as it faces one of its biggest political challenges since the Tiananmen Square crackdown…

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Worst East Ukraine Shelling in a Week

Eastern Ukraine has suffered the worst violence in more than a week as fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government troops in the region killed at least 12 people and wounded…

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Mystery Over N. Korean Leader Fuels Health Rumors

North Korea’s authoritarian leader makes no public appearances for three weeks, skipping a high-profile event he usually attends. An official documentary shows him limping and overweight and mentions his “discomfort.”…

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Hong Kong Police Use Tear Gas as Thousands Protest

Hong Kong police blasted pro-democracy protesters with tear gas and used vans with flashing lights in renewed efforts overnight to force demonstrators from streets near the government headquarters, as the…

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Air Strikes Hit Oil Refineries in Syria

Air raids believed to have been carried out by U.S.-led forces hit three makeshift oil refineries in northern Syria on Sunday as part of a campaign against Islamic State, a…

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Many Feared Dead Near Peak of Japanese Volcano

Thirty-one people were presumed dead on Sunday near the peak of a Japanese volcano that erupted a day earlier, catching hundreds of hikers unawares as it belched out clouds of…

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Arabs Cautious About Role in Airstrikes

Jordan said Tuesday that its air force had taken part in a fierce round of overnight U.S.-led airstrikes, the first in Syria directed at Sunni Muslim extremists of the Islamic…

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Islamic State Urges Attacks on U.S. Citizens

Islamic State urged its followers on Monday to attack citizens of the United States, France and other countries which have joined a coalition to destroy the terrorist group. Islamic State…

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Three Missing Afghan Soldiers Found

Three Afghan soldiers who went missing while in Massachusetts for military training have been found trying to cross the border into Canada, a Defense Department official said Monday. “I can…

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Islamist Group Kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria

A splinter group from al-Qaida’s North African branch has kidnapped a French citizen and announced on Monday that it will kill him unless France ends its participation in air strikes…

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U.N. Chief: ‘Sense Of Anxiety’ on Climate

On the eve of Tuesday’s U.N. climate summit, the United Nations chief underscored the urgent need to tackle climate change by moving toward an energy-efficient, low-carbon global economy. Speaking at…

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Kenya Marks 1 Year Since Westgate Mall Attack

Relatives of the dead, survivors and shop owners converged outside Nairobi’s Westgate Mall on Sunday, lighting candles and laying flowers in memory of those killed a year ago when terrorists…

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