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Daily Mail
Aleppo must be 'exterminated', says Assad's top cleric after he issues fatwa against civilians in the eastern parts of the rebel-held
Aleppo must be 'exterminated', says Assad's top cleric
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
after he issues fatwa against civilians in the eastern parts of the rebel-held city Fatwa passed by the tyrant’s top Alawite cleric, Ahmad Badr al-Hassoun Bombs and missiles have rained down on... Read more
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News.com.au
Dozens killed in Iraq car bombingswere said to have been neutralized and an additional 11 IS fighters reported ki
Dozens killed in Iraq car bombings
News.com.au / Posted 12 hours ago
were said to have been neutralized and an additional 11 IS fighters reported killed in the clashes. Despite Fallujah?s status as a long-time stronghold of IS in Anbar Province, Iraqi military offensives in Ramadi and Hit have hindered the group?s... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ISIS beheads four young 'spies' in Syria's RaqaBeirut - The Islamic State group has beheaded four teenagers and young men in i
ISIS beheads four young 'spies' in Syria's Raqa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 hours ago
Beirut - The Islamic State group has beheaded four teenagers and young men in its Syria stronghold of Raqa for allegedly providing intelligence to the US-led coalition, a monitoring group said on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Holy Fire' as Orthodox Christians celebrate EasterRussian believers hold candles during the Easter service in the Christ the Savi
'Holy Fire' as Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 hours ago
Russian believers hold candles during the Easter service in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow. (Alexander Zemlianichenko, AP) Athens - With "Holy Fire," fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Qaeda after bin Laden - down but not outin June 2015 said it had appointed Qassem al-Rimi as its leader after his prede
Qaeda after bin Laden - down but not out
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
in June 2015 said it had appointed Qassem al-Rimi as its leader after his predecessor Nasser al-Wuhayshi was killed in a US drone strike. Both Rimi and Wuhayshi had tunnelled their way out of a Sanaa prison in 2006 along with 21 others. AQAP... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia says talks are under way to agree freeze on fighting in AleppoRussia says talks are under way to agree a freeze on fighting in Aleppo after n
Russia says talks are under way to agree freeze on fighting in Aleppo
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
Russia says talks are under way to agree a freeze on fighting in Aleppo after nine days of bombing saw death toll in besieged Syrian city rise to 250 Russia looking to help agree a deal for the break in fighting in Aleppo USA has demanded the Assad... Read more
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The Manila Times
Russia says talks under way to agree freeze in fighting in Syria’s AleppoMay 1, 2016 8:45 pm MOSCOW: Russia said on Sunday that talks were under way to
Russia says talks under way to agree freeze in fighting in Syria’s Aleppo
The Manila Times / Posted 16 hours ago
May 1, 2016 8:45 pm MOSCOW: Russia said on Sunday that talks were under way to agree a freeze in fighting in Aleppo province after the United States demanded that the Syrian... Read more
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International Business Times
War on Isis: British Special Forces ambushed by Islamic State suicide bombers in Libya British Special Forces in Libya have been ambushed by Islamic State (Isis) suic
War on Isis: British Special Forces ambushed by Islamic State suicide bombers in Libya
International Business Times / Posted 17 hours ago
British Special Forces in Libya have been ambushed by Islamic State (Isis) suicide bombers in an attack that may also have killed Italian troops. An Israeli news agency report suggests that Daesh (Isis) extremists attacked a convoy travelling from... Read more
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Aljazeera
Aleppo onslaught continues as US demands end to strikeshas launched fresh air strikes across Aleppo as part of its ongoing offensive a
Aleppo onslaught continues as US demands end to strikes
Aljazeera / Posted 19 hours ago
has launched fresh air strikes across Aleppo as part of its ongoing offensive against rebel groups in the historic city, as US Secretary of State John Kerry plans to head to Geneva in an attempt to revamp peace talks. Government forces carried out... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
With assistance, Africa targets coordinated fight against Boko Haramyear against the group by Chad, and Nigeria under new President Muhammadu Buhar
With assistance, Africa targets coordinated fight against Boko Haram
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 hours ago
year against the group by Chad, and Nigeria under new President Muhammadu Buhari has seen Boko Haram driven out from numerous towns and villages that it controlled in northeastern Nigeria. Two weeks ago, Nigeria's military said it would raid the... Read more
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The China Post
US demands Assad forces halt Aleppo strikes as residents flee ALEPPO, Syria - The United States Saturday demanded that Syrian President Bas
US demands Assad forces halt Aleppo strikes as residents flee
The China Post / Posted 23 hours ago
ALEPPO, Syria - The United States Saturday demanded that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces halt their bombardment of Aleppo and help restore a nationwide ceasefire, with Secretary... Read more
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Rappler
With assistance, Africa targets coordinated fight against Boko Haramcommander killed by Boko Haram in the Diffa region, near the border with Nigeri
With assistance, Africa targets coordinated fight against Boko Haram
Rappler / Posted yesterday
commander killed by Boko Haram in the Diffa region, near the border with Nigeria. Issouf Sanogo/AFP N'DJAMENA, Chad – With US and European support, African states threatened by Boko Haram are out to smash the militant Islamist group terrorizing the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Global Al-Qaeda franchises since 1988in June 2015 said it had appointed Qassem al-Rimi as its leader after his prede
Global Al-Qaeda franchises since 1988
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
in June 2015 said it had appointed Qassem al-Rimi as its leader after his predecessor Nasser al-Wuhayshi was killed in a US drone strike. Both Rimi and Wuhayshi had tunneled their way out of a Sanaa prison in 2006 along with 21 others. AQAP... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US demands Assad forces halt Aleppo strikes as residents fleeconflict. Terrified residents fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held are
US demands Assad forces halt Aleppo strikes as residents flee
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
conflict. Terrified residents fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of the divided city as key regime backer Russia rejected calls to rein in its ally. With the peace process hanging by a thread, Kerry was to fly to Geneva on Sunday... Read more
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Daily Mail
British special forces in Libya 'ambushed by ISIS suicide bombers'British special forces fighting in Libya 'are ambushed by ISIS suicide bombers
British special forces in Libya 'ambushed by ISIS suicide bombers'
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
British special forces fighting in Libya 'are ambushed by ISIS suicide bombers who may have killed Italian troops' British Special Forces were ambushed by Islamic State suicide bombers The attack last Wednesday was reported by a well-informed... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syria's civil war: Qatar seeks end to Aleppo onslaughtneighbourhoods, killing at least eight people, officials said. In the rebel-he
Syria's civil war: Qatar seeks end to Aleppo onslaught
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
neighbourhoods, killing at least eight people, officials said. In the rebel-held east, dozens of civilians left the Bustan al-Qasr district on the ninth straight day of the Syrian onslaught, an AFP news agency correspondent said. The few... Read more
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DW
Fresh airstrikes in rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo |warplanes, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The strikes targeted
Fresh airstrikes in rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo |
DW / Posted yesterday
warplanes, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The strikes targeted the opposition-controlled districts of Bustan al-Qasr, al-Ansari and Kalsa, the group added. Aleppo has seen more than a week of fierce fighting "The regime planes... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria's Aleppofled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria's divided city of A
Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria's Aleppo
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria's divided city of Aleppo Saturday, as key regime backer Russia rejected calls to rein in its ally. Aleppo was left out of a new temporary US-Russian brokered truce that appeared to... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Parade of support for Jamit in Bukit Goramthe parade, Nanta urged voters in the new constituency to vote for the Barisan
Parade of support for Jamit in Bukit Goram
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
the parade, Nanta urged voters in the new constituency to vote for the Barisan Nasional and ensure Bukit Goram became a BN stronghold. “We must stay with the government. We need assistance from the government to implement infrastructure and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How U.S. Aid Has Changed in the Wake of China's Growing InfluenceanalysisBy Kafayat Amusa, University of Pretoria, Nara Monkam, University of So
How U.S. Aid Has Changed in the Wake of China's Growing Influence
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
analysisBy Kafayat Amusa, University of Pretoria, Nara Monkam, University of South Africa and Nicola Viegi The economic and political reach of the US, arguably the most visible and vocal Western country on the African continent, is gradually being... Read more
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IGN
Top 10 World of Warcraft DungeonsIf World of Warcraft: Legion's offerings can rival the dungeons on this list, t
Top 10 World of Warcraft Dungeons
IGN / Posted yesterday
If World of Warcraft: Legion's offerings can rival the dungeons on this list, then count us in. Challenging mechanics, magnificent environments, epic loot, and the unmistakably enjoyable absence of a garrison mission table. The following ten... Read more
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Aljazeera
Birzeit vote: 'Last stronghold' of Palestinian politicscouncil elections at Birzeit University for the second year in a row. "We than
Birzeit vote: 'Last stronghold' of Palestinian politics
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
council elections at Birzeit University for the second year in a row. "We thank the students for their confidence in us, and we will do all we can to help them through their next academic year," Jihad Arman, a spokesperson for the Hamas... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Race to the bottomto choose from so many contenders in a crowded field, but choosing the worst ex
Race to the bottom
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
to choose from so many contenders in a crowded field, but choosing the worst example of federal waste, extravagance, and just plain awful policy is starting to become clear in our crystal ball. As the clouds slowly part, the winner is, no, not the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Australian Warren Rodwell survived 472 days in Abu Sayyaf captivityone of them leaned in. “I’m your friend,” he said. “Do you have a phone with y
Australian Warren Rodwell survived 472 days in Abu Sayyaf captivity
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
one of them leaned in. “I’m your friend,” he said. “Do you have a phone with you? Do you have any money in the house?” Even from the first moments, there was little doubt how Mr. Rodwell’s captors saw him. He was their human lottery... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Erdogan Is The Father Of ISIS" - New Documentary Outlines Turkey's Support Of The Islamic StateThe documentary takes place just days after the YPG took back the town of Shadd
"Erdogan Is The Father Of ISIS" - New Documentary Outlines Turkey's Support Of The Islamic State
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
The documentary takes place just days after the YPG took back the town of Shaddadi (a former ISIS stronghold), and what is revealed will most certainly go under reported, but is important nonetheless. The documentary points out that the connection... Read more
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Breitbart
Blue State Blues: Three Scenarios in the California PrimaryCalifornia (outside Los Angeles and the Inland Empire). He will even seize terr
Blue State Blues: Three Scenarios in the California Primary
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
California (outside Los Angeles and the Inland Empire). He will even seize territory from Cruz in his Central Valley stronghold, perhaps taking Fresno and districts near Sacramento. Cruz will be held to no more than 14 of the state’s 53... Read more
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Canberra Times
New Waratahs CEO Andrew Hore floats idea of six Australian Super Rugby teams in future"half-cocked" into western Sydney and outlined his bold vision to generate enou
New Waratahs CEO Andrew Hore floats idea of six Australian Super Rugby teams in future
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
"half-cocked" into western Sydney and outlined his bold vision to generate enough revenue in the sport to start a sixth Australian Super Rugby team down the track. Hore, a New Zealander who has spent the past four years in charge at Welsh club... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Australian William Rodwell survived 472 days in Abu Sayyaf captivityone of them leaned in. “I’m your friend,” he said. “Do you have a phone with y
Australian William Rodwell survived 472 days in Abu Sayyaf captivity
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
one of them leaned in. “I’m your friend,” he said. “Do you have a phone with you? Do you have any money in the house?” Even from the first moments, there was little doubt how Mr. Rodwell’s captors saw him. He was their human lottery... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Italian-British force ambushed by IS in Libyamarines, British special forces and Libyan troops was traveling from the northw
Italian-British force ambushed by IS in Libya
DEBKAfile / Posted 2 days ago
marines, British special forces and Libyan troops was traveling from the northwestern city of Misrata toward the ISIS stronghold of Sirte, located 273 kilometers to the southeast, when it was ambushed and hit hard by ISIS forces. Italian... Read more
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Perth Now
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISISAUSTRALIA has left open the door to extend its combat operations against Islami
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISIS
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTRALIA has left open the door to extend its combat operations against Islamic State in the Middle East as peace talks in Syria break down and sectarian violence in Iraq rises, hampering the fight on the jihadi group. Intelligence has pointed to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISISAustralia open to extending its time in Middle East to fight Islamic State | Da
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISIS
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Australia open to extending its time in Middle East to fight Islamic State | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website AUSTRALIA has left open the door to extend its... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISISAUSTRALIA has left open the door to extend its combat operations against Islami
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISIS
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTRALIA has left open the door to extend its combat operations against Islamic State in the Middle East as peace talks in Syria break down and sectarian violence in Iraq rises, hampering the fight on the jihadi group. Intelligence has pointed to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISISAUSTRALIA has left open the door to extend its combat operations against Islami
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISIS
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTRALIA has left open the door to extend its combat operations against Islamic State in the Middle East as peace talks in Syria break down and sectarian violence in Iraq rises, hampering the fight on the jihadi group. Intelligence has pointed to... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISISnarration). A Syrian soldier displays an Islamic State (IS) group flag after S
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISIS
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
narration). A Syrian soldier displays an Islamic State (IS) group flag after Syrian troops regained control the previous day of al-Qaryatain, a town in the province of Homs in central Syria. Picture: AP AUSTRALIA has left open the door to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISISAUSTRALIA has left open the door to extend its combat operations against Islami
Aussie troops to ‘keep fighting’ ISIS
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTRALIA has left open the door to extend its combat operations against Islamic State in the Middle East as peace talks in Syria break down and sectarian violence in Iraq rises, hampering the fight on the jihadi group. Intelligence has pointed to... Read more
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The North West Star
New Waratahs CEO Andrew Hore floats idea of six Australian Super Rugby teams in future"half-cocked" into western Sydney and outlined his bold vision to generate enou
New Waratahs CEO Andrew Hore floats idea of six Australian Super Rugby teams in future
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
"half-cocked" into western Sydney and outlined his bold vision to generate enough revenue in the sport to start a sixth Australian Super Rugby team in the future. New Waratahs chief executive Andrew Hore has reservations about going... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
ISIS strategy paying off, 2 tell panelweeks, Obama has approved plans to allow U.S. advisers to accompany local troop
ISIS strategy paying off, 2 tell panel
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
weeks, Obama has approved plans to allow U.S. advisers to accompany local troops closer to the front lines in Iraq, and the use of attack helicopters and long-range artillery in a highly anticipated offensive to recapture the northern city of Mosul.... Read more
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dna
West Bengal Elections Phase 5: Will the Narada sting breach TMC's great South Bengal firewall?election is fast approaching its endgame. On April 30, 53 assembly constituenci
West Bengal Elections Phase 5: Will the Narada sting breach TMC's great South Bengal firewall?
dna / Posted 3 days ago
election is fast approaching its endgame. On April 30, 53 assembly constituencies will be voting. This phase is in TMC's stronghold, in the districts of South 24 Paraganas, Kolkata and Hooghly. The party won 46 out of these 53 seats five years... Read more
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TribLIVE
Military leaders defend ISIS strategyObama has approved plans to allow American advisers to accompany local troops c
Military leaders defend ISIS strategy
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Obama has approved plans to allow American advisers to accompany local troops closer to the front lines in Iraq, and the use of attack helicopters and long-range artillery in a highly anticipated offensive to recapture the northern city of Mosul.... Read more
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Greencastle Banner-Graphic
Make history: Vote on Tuesdaycountry" is enough to make any proud Midwesterner bristle. But when it comes t
Make history: Vote on Tuesday
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 3 days ago
country" is enough to make any proud Midwesterner bristle. But when it comes to national politics, Indiana has long been just that. Why bother with the Hoosier state when there are bigger electoral hauls like California, Texas or New York are... Read more
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CTV News
Canada's military mission in Iraq: A close-up look at the fight against ISISand their Peshmerga allies will play a key role in the coming battle for Mosul,
Canada's military mission in Iraq: A close-up look at the fight against ISIS
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
and their Peshmerga allies will play a key role in the coming battle for Mosul, the Iraqi city that remains a key extremist stronghold. “We are on key terrain with a key partner as what is being billed as the final coup de grace of ISIL in Iraq... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Russian Fighter Jet Flies Within 50 Feet Of US Spy Plane Over Russian Naval BaseTensions continue to escalate between the US and Russia. As a reminder, Russia
Russian Fighter Jet Flies Within 50 Feet Of US Spy Plane Over Russian Naval Base
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
Tensions continue to escalate between the US and Russia. As a reminder, Russia conducted several close encounter fly-bys when first a Russian Su-24 "buzzed" the US missile destroyer USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea, and just days later flew within... Read more
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CTV News
ISIS a dangerous but 'defeatable' enemy: Canada's top soldierCanada’s expanded training role in the fight against Islamic State militants ma
ISIS a dangerous but 'defeatable' enemy: Canada's top soldier
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
Canada’s expanded training role in the fight against Islamic State militants may be dangerous, but it’s “for a good cause,” Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance said in an interview with CTV News in Khazir, northern Iraq. Speaking to CTV News... Read more
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FOX News
Assad siege of Aleppo could be 'imminent,' experts warnA government encirclement of the Syrian rebel stronghold of Aleppo could be “im
Assad siege of Aleppo could be 'imminent,' experts warn
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
A government encirclement of the Syrian rebel stronghold of Aleppo could be “imminent,” according to military and humanitarian observers, some of whom point to United Nations-sponsored peace talks as having given the regime of Syrian President Bashar... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Albertans voted for change, has Notley's government delivered?polls, this time, would be correct. The NDP was about to sweep to victory, top
Albertans voted for change, has Notley's government delivered?
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
polls, this time, would be correct. The NDP was about to sweep to victory, toppling 44 years of conservative rule. “NDP Crushes Tory Dynasty” read the next day’s headline. The NDP ended up with 54 seats, destroying the Progressive Conservatives... Read more
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Gulf News
Biden surprise visit to help nudge Iraq reformBiden is the highest ranking US official to visit Iraq since 2011 and visit is
Biden surprise visit to help nudge Iraq reform
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
Biden is the highest ranking US official to visit Iraq since 2011 and visit is a sign of the US administration’s commitment to Al Abadi Vice President Joe Biden is greeted by U.S. Ambassador Stuart Jones after stepping off a C-17 military transport... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rekindling Hope for a More Robust Economyfor the better come 2018. The declining price of oil is perhaps the biggest en
Rekindling Hope for a More Robust Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
for the better come 2018. The declining price of oil is perhaps the biggest energy story in the world today. Brent crude, used as an international benchmark plunged as low as $27.67 a barrel in January, the lowest since 2004, wreaking havoc on... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS stop drones spying on Raqqa by covering streets with sheetsover the city's streets ISIS fighters increasingly concerned about being spied
ISIS stop drones spying on Raqqa by covering streets with sheets
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
over the city's streets ISIS fighters increasingly concerned about being spied on from above Military drones, such as the US MQ-9 Reaper, cost up to $17million each ISIS fighters have launched a bid to stop multi-million pound military drones... Read more
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New Kerala
Square Yards set for exponential growth for global Real Estate - newkerala.com #55661global real estate products to investors worldwide. In the last six months, the
Square Yards set for exponential growth for global Real Estate - newkerala.com #55661
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
global real estate products to investors worldwide. In the last six months, the company has facilitated sales of USD 60 million worth of international property through 200+ transactions for developers based out of Dubai, UK, Singapore,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippines wants coordinated patrols to protect ships from rebelsMANILA: The Philippines has been discussing coordinated naval patrols on its so
Philippines wants coordinated patrols to protect ships from rebels
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA: The Philippines has been discussing coordinated naval patrols on its southern maritime borders with Indonesia and Malaysia to protect shipping after attacks and kidnappings by Islamist militants, its foreign minister said on... Read more
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