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U.S. to China: Back Off In South China Sea

China’s land reclamation around reefs in the disputed South China Sea is undermining freedom and stability, and risks provoking tension that could even lead to conflict, Deputy Secretary of State…

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U.S. Strategy Against IS Called Into Question

Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday and overran Iraqi government defenses east of Ramadi, the provincial capital that they had seized…

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Islamic State Seizes Ancient Town of Palmyra in Syria

Islamic State terrorists stormed the ancient Roman city of Palmyra in Syria on Wednesday, fighting off pro-government forces who withdrew after evacuating most of the civilian population, state media said.…

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Saudi-Led Airstrikes in Yemen Resume After Truce Expires

Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels resumed on Monday and fierce clashes were underway across the impoverished country after a five-day truce expired. The cease-fire had been repeatedly violated, with…

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Islamic State Claims Full Control of Ramadi

The contested city of Ramadi fell to the Islamic State group on Sunday, as Iraqi forces abandoned their weapons and armored vehicles to flee the provincial capital in a major…

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No Sign of Missing U.S. Helicopter In Nepal

A daylong search failed to find a missing U.S. Marine helicopter on Wednesday, a day after the second Nepal earthquake in less than three weeks killed scores and triggered landslides…

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45 Killed Riding On a Bus In Pakistan

Terrorists stormed a bus carrying Shiite Muslims in southern Pakistan and ordered them to bow their heads before being shot, killing at least 45 people Wednesday in the latest attack…

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Fresh Earthquake in Nepal and India

U.S. Marine Helicopter With Eight Aboard Missing A second powerful earthquake in less than three weeks spread panic in Nepal on Tuesday, bringing down buildings weakened by the first disaster…

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