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Manila Bulletin
U.S. Touts ‘Batman’ Destroyer as Obama Courts Asean Leaders (1) U.S. officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s p
U.S. Touts ‘Batman’ Destroyer as Obama Courts Asean Leaders (1)
Manila Bulletin / Posted 56 minutes ago
U.S. officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s postwar security order in the face of an increasingly assertive China. “If Batman had a ship, this’d be it,”... Read more
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Orange County Register
NATO ships to combat migrant-smuggling networks in Aegean SeaBRUSSELS – NATO dispatched warships to the Aegean Sea on Thursday to target peo
NATO ships to combat migrant-smuggling networks in Aegean Sea
Orange County Register / Posted 9 hours ago
BRUSSELS – NATO dispatched warships to the Aegean Sea on Thursday to target people-smuggling operations, marking the most direct intervention by the military alliance in Europe’s efforts to control the huge wave of migrants seeking to reach the... Read more
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Air Force Times
More U.S. troops heading to Helmand ProvinceAmerican commanders in Afghanistan are sending more U.S. troops to Helmand prov
More U.S. troops heading to Helmand Province
Air Force Times / Posted 14 hours ago
American commanders in Afghanistan are sending more U.S. troops to Helmand province in response to a surge in violence as Taliban insurgents seize new ground at the center of the region's lucrative opium industry, defense officials said. The... Read more
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News.com.au
Escaped IS sex slaves fight backA female fighter from the Kurdish People Protection Unit poses for a picture as
Escaped IS sex slaves fight back
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
A female fighter from the Kurdish People Protection Unit poses for a picture as she walks in the Al-Nashwa neighbourhood of the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh last year. Picture: AFP / Delil Souleiman THEY witnessed the slaughter of their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sahel - the Threat of AQIM and Daesh RivalryThe renewed activities of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), of its branch
Sahel - the Threat of AQIM and Daesh Rivalry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The renewed activities of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), of its branches and of groups linked to this terrorist organization, are of particular significance. They coincide, on the one hand, with the third anniversary of the launching of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Now Comes the Hard Part: Five Priorities in the Continuing Fight Against Boko Haramlaunched a brutal assault on three villages just outside of the Borno State cap
Now Comes the Hard Part: Five Priorities in the Continuing Fight Against Boko Haram
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
launched a brutal assault on three villages just outside of the Borno State capital of Maiduguri on Saturday, fire-bombing houses, detonating improvised explosives and suicide vests, and leaving an estimated 85 to 100 people dead. Assailants... Read more
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Northern Echo
Guns blast out to honour Queen's 64 years on the throneSoldiers from 3/29 (Corunna) Battery, 4 Regiment Royal Artillery travelled from
Guns blast out to honour Queen's 64 years on the throne
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
Soldiers from 3/29 (Corunna) Battery, 4 Regiment Royal Artillery travelled from their base at Alanbrooke Barracks in Topcliffe, near Thirsk with three 105mm light field guns that were used in action in both the Falklands and Afghanistan. Holding off... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Service station hold up on TuesdayLocal, regional and national news this Thursday, February 4. Good morning and
Service station hold up on Tuesday
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
Local, regional and national news this Thursday, February 4. Good morning and welcome to your Thursday Morning Grill, or as I like to call it Friday eve! You're with Grace from Nyngan today, shoot me an email if you'd like to see anything in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Should African Leaders Reconsider Drone Strikes?Drone strikes (or unmanned aerial vehicle strikes) have attracted significant m
Should African Leaders Reconsider Drone Strikes?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Drone strikes (or unmanned aerial vehicle strikes) have attracted significant media attention for their roles in the American-led invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as in Pakistan. What has received less attention is the increasing frequency... Read more
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BBC News
Control and crucifixions: Life in Libya under IS - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Control and crucifixions: Life in Libya under IS
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Control and crucifixions: Life in... Read more
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Air Force Times
New U.S. commander for Afghanistan faces old political fightsThe new commander for U.S. Forces Afghanistan appeared before senators Thursday
New U.S. commander for Afghanistan faces old political fights
Air Force Times / Posted 14 days ago
The new commander for U.S. Forces Afghanistan appeared before senators Thursday to face the same old political fights over troop withdrawal plans for the fight there. Lt. Gen. John "Mick" Nicholson Jr., currently commander of NATO's Allied Land... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Oplan Exodus’ vs Marwan missed antiterror lessonsWRITING ON THE WALL Graffiti painted on a wall in the village of Tukanalipao in
‘Oplan Exodus’ vs Marwan missed antiterror lessons
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
WRITING ON THE WALL Graffiti painted on a wall in the village of Tukanalipao in Mamasapano town, Maguindanao province, expresses the sentiments of residents of the site of the slaughter of 44 Special Action Force commandos who were sent on a mission... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
6 Soldiers From The SD Guard Return Home To Rapid Cityfrom the South Dakota Army National Guard returned home to Rapid City on Saturd
6 Soldiers From The SD Guard Return Home To Rapid City
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 18 days ago
from the South Dakota Army National Guard returned home to Rapid City on Saturday from an eight-month deployment to Afghanistan. The Guard's Detachment 48, Operational Support Airlift Command has been overseas to provide aerial... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iran 'foreign legion' leans on Afghan Shia in Syria warIran is recruiting Afghan Shia fighters in their tens of thousands to step up t
Iran 'foreign legion' leans on Afghan Shia in Syria war
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
Iran is recruiting Afghan Shia fighters in their tens of thousands to step up the Islamic Republic's efforts in the Syrian war, offering them salaries to join the fight to save the government of President Bashar al-Assad. As the conflict enters its... Read more
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Air Force Times
USAF Vice Chief: ISIS, Russia Prompted Reconsideration of A-10 RetirementWASHINGTON — The spread of the Islamic State group and a resurgent Russia has p
USAF Vice Chief: ISIS, Russia Prompted Reconsideration of A-10 Retirement
Air Force Times / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON — The spread of the Islamic State group and a resurgent Russia has prompted the US Air Force to reconsider immediate plans to retire the A-10 Warthog, according to a top service official. In an exclusive television interview on the Jan.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S., allies plan ISIS' demisePARIS -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter won agreement Wednesday from defe
U.S., allies plan ISIS' demise
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
PARIS -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Carter said at a news conference with French... Read more
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BBC News
Charsadda attack: Why can't Pakistan stop the militants? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Charsadda attack: Why can't Pakistan stop the militants?
BBC News / Posted 22 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Charsadda attack: Why can't Pakistan stop... Read more
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The News & Observer
Oldest Christian monastery in Iraq is razed | News & Observer January 20, 2016 4:44 AM FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2008 fil
Oldest Christian monastery in Iraq is razed
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
| News & Observer January 20, 2016 4:44 AM FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2008 file photo, U.S. Army chaplain Geoffrey Bailey leads soldiers on a tour of St. Elijah's... Read more
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New Kerala
'Pathankot can happen again, talking to Pakistan an exercise in futility'New Delhi, Jan 19 : Is there any point in talking to Pakistan? Can Pakistan cha
'Pathankot can happen again, talking to Pakistan an exercise in futility'
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 19 : Is there any point in talking to Pakistan? Can Pakistan change its policy of using terror as an instrument of coercion? Will Pakistani generals allow the civilian government to take any strategic foreign policy decision regarding... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Car accident at Emungerie claims the life of one, injures three othersYour morning news snapshot from the region, the nation and the world. Good mor
Car accident at Emungerie claims the life of one, injures three others
Daily Liberal / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from the region, the nation and the world. Good morning, welcome to your Morning Grill. You're here with Grace Ryan from Narromine, shoot me an email if you'd like to see anything in particular in your Grill, you can get... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Isis in Southeast Asia Published: 17 January 2016 10:44 AM Muhammad Bahrun Naim (left) who has been
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Isis in Southeast Asia
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 26 days ago
Published: 17 January 2016 10:44 AM Muhammad Bahrun Naim (left) who has been identified as the mastermind behind the bombings in Jakarta, attends his trial at the Solo's District Court... Read more
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Swissinfo
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Islamic State in Southeast AsiaFabi JAKARTA (Reuters) - Last week's attack on Jakarta showed for the first ti
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Islamic State in Southeast Asia
Swissinfo / Posted 26 days ago
Fabi JAKARTA (Reuters) - Last week's attack on Jakarta showed for the first time that Islamic State violence has arrived in Indonesia, but security experts believe the radical group's footprint is still light here because militants are jostling... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Islamic State in Southeast AsiaJAKARTA: Last week's attack on Jakarta showed for the first time that Islamic S
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Islamic State in Southeast Asia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
JAKARTA: Last week's attack on Jakarta showed for the first time that Islamic State violence has arrived in Indonesia, but security experts believe the radical group's footprint is still light here because militants are jostling to be its regional... Read more
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Swissinfo
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Islamic State in SE AsiaFabi JAKARTA (Reuters) - Last week's attack on Jakarta showed for the first ti
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Islamic State in SE Asia
Swissinfo / Posted 26 days ago
Fabi JAKARTA (Reuters) - Last week's attack on Jakarta showed for the first time that Islamic State violence has arrived in Indonesia, but security experts believe the radical group's footprint is still light here because militants are jostling... Read more
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Reuters
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Islamic State in Southeast AsiaJAKARTA Last week's attack on Jakarta showed for the first time that Islamic St
Jakarta attack highlights jostle to lead Islamic State in Southeast Asia
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
JAKARTA Last week's attack on Jakarta showed for the first time that Islamic State violence has arrived in Indonesia, but security experts believe the radical group's footprint is still light here because militants are jostling to be its regional... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Foreign Minister Hanna Tetteh must resign - NPP UKDiasporian News of Sunday, 10 January 2016 Hanna Tetteh, Minister for Foreign
Foreign Minister Hanna Tetteh must resign - NPP UK
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 1 months ago
Diasporian News of Sunday, 10 January 2016 Hanna Tetteh, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ghana The New Patriotic Party’s [NPP] branch in the United Kingdom [UK] is the latest group to join the chorus for the resignation of Foreign Affairs Minister,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Foreign Minister Hannah Tetteh Must Resign -NPP UKDiasporian News of Sunday, 10 January 2016 The New Patriotic Party UK calls on
Foreign Minister Hannah Tetteh Must Resign -NPP UK
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 1 months ago
Diasporian News of Sunday, 10 January 2016 The New Patriotic Party UK calls on Hanna Serwaa Tetteh, Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, to resign immediately. Madam Tetteh has misled Ghanaians about why terrorists... Read more
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Daily Mail
US launches spy planes after North's hydrogen bomb testsSouth Korea retaliates to Kim Jong-un's hydrogen bomb tests by reinstating prop
US launches spy planes after North's hydrogen bomb tests
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
South Korea retaliates to Kim Jong-un's hydrogen bomb tests by reinstating propaganda broadcasts as US launch spy planes in the region to see if Pyongyang DOES have nukes Pyongyang claimed to have tested a thermonuclear weapon on Wednesday The... Read more
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