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Hindustantimes.com
US-led coalition raids on IS-controlled town kill 15 civilians in Syria: MonitorAt least 15 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by a US-led
US-led coalition raids on IS-controlled town kill 15 civilians in Syria: Monitor
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 30 minutes ago
At least 15 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by a US-led coalition in Syria on Thursday, a monitor said. The strikes hit a northern town controlled by the Islamic State jihadist group, said the Syrian Observatory for Human... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US-led coalition raids kill 15 civilians in Syria At least 15 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by a US-l
US-led coalition raids kill 15 civilians in Syria
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
At least 15 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by a US-led coalition in Syria on Thursday, a monitor said. The strikes hit a northern town controlled by the Islamic State... Read more
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DW
US military confirms civilian deaths, new fatalities reported |US Central Command (Centcom) confirmed there had been 14 new deaths resulting f
US military confirms civilian deaths, new fatalities reported |
DW / Posted 4 hours ago
US Central Command (Centcom) confirmed there had been 14 new deaths resulting from the bombing campaign against the self-styled "Islamic State" group. The news brings the total official toll to 55 killed, although the true figure could be far... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Attempt at US-Russia cooperation in Syria suffers major setbacks One of the US goals in Syria have been ending the violence that already has c
Attempt at US-Russia cooperation in Syria suffers major setbacks
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
One of the US goals in Syria have been ending the violence that already has claimed some 400,000 lives. A handout image released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency on 5 May, 2016... Read more
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The Hill
Reverend brings Dem house down with Israel-Palestine pleaNorth Carolina chapter of the NAACP. Barber was raising an issue — the Israeli
Reverend brings Dem house down with Israel-Palestine plea
The Hill / Posted 5 hours ago
North Carolina chapter of the NAACP. Barber was raising an issue — the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — fought over vigorously both in the party's platform debate and here on the streets of Philadelphia, where pro-Palestinian protests have cropped... Read more
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Rappler
US military confirms 14 new civilian deaths in Iraq, SyriaUS AIRSTRIKE. US Air Force C-5 Galaxy Outsize Cargo Transport Aircraft landing
US military confirms 14 new civilian deaths in Iraq, Syria
Rappler / Posted 6 hours ago
US AIRSTRIKE. US Air Force C-5 Galaxy Outsize Cargo Transport Aircraft landing at Incirlik air base in Adana, Turkey, on August 10, 2015, which is part of the air campaign against ISIS in Syria. Photo by Serdar Yildiz/EPA WASHINGTON DC, USA – The US... Read more
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Reuters
Attempt at U.S.-Russia cooperation in Syria suffers major setbacksRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of
Attempt at U.S.-Russia cooperation in Syria suffers major setbacks
Reuters / Posted 7 hours ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting in Moscow, Russia, July 15, 2016. GENEVA/WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's attempt to elicit Russian military cooperation... Read more
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Weekly Times
US fears for AleppoAl-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship
US fears for Aleppo
Weekly Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Al-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship with the global jihadist network founded by Osama bin Laden, to remove a pretext used by world powers to attack Syrians. The announcement came as Russia and President... Read more
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FOX News
Convention host state no sure bet for Democratspresidential races. But as they close out their convention Thursday in this st
Convention host state no sure bet for Democrats
FOX News / Posted 10 hours ago
presidential races. But as they close out their convention Thursday in this state’s largest city, picked with the White House in mind, Trump and his populist message appear to be making inroads with working-class voters across the Pennsylvania... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syria's Nusra Front says ending al Qaeda ties; U.S. fears for AleppoBy Lisa Barrington and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's power
Syria's Nusra Front says ending al Qaeda ties; U.S. fears for Aleppo
Swissinfo / Posted 10 hours ago
By Lisa Barrington and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, announced on Thursday it was ending its relationship with the global jihadist network founded by Osama bin Laden, to remove a pretext... Read more
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News.com.au
US fears for AleppoAl-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship
US fears for Aleppo
News.com.au / Posted 10 hours ago
Al-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship with the global jihadist network founded by Osama bin Laden, to remove a pretext used by world powers to attack Syrians. The announcement came as Russia and President... Read more
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Perth Now
US fears for AleppoAl-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship
US fears for Aleppo
Perth Now / Posted 10 hours ago
Al-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship with the global jihadist network founded by Osama bin Laden, to remove a pretext used by world powers to attack Syrians. The announcement came as Russia and President... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US fears for AleppoAl-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship
US fears for Aleppo
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 hours ago
Al-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship with the global jihadist network founded by Osama bin Laden, to remove a pretext used by world powers to attack Syrians. The announcement came as Russia and President... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US fears for AleppoAl-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship
US fears for Aleppo
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
Al-Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, is ending its relationship with the global jihadist network founded by Osama bin Laden, to remove a pretext used by world powers to attack Syrians. The announcement came as Russia and President... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syria's Nusra Front says ending al Qaeda ties; US fears for AleppoBEIRUT: Al Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, announced on Thursd
Syria's Nusra Front says ending al Qaeda ties; US fears for Aleppo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
BEIRUT: Al Qaeda's powerful Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, announced on Thursday it was ending its relationship with the global jihadist network founded by Osama bin Laden, to remove a pretext used by world powers to attack Syrians. The... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading station crash update and IKEA: Thursday's top storiesThursday comes to a close. Here are the top five stories for Thursday, July 28
Reading station crash update and IKEA: Thursday's top stories
Reading Evening Post / Posted 11 hours ago
Thursday comes to a close. Here are the top five stories for Thursday, July 28. Don't forget, if you have a story for us, call the newsdesk on 01189 298501, email getreading@trinitymirror.com, tweet @getreading or message us on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
North Korea praises Donald Trump as a 'wise politician and a prescient presidential candidate'US presidential candidates like nothing better than basking in the glow of high
North Korea praises Donald Trump as a 'wise politician and a prescient presidential candidate'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
US presidential candidates like nothing better than basking in the glow of high-profile and celebrity endorsements. At this week's Democratic National Convention there may as well have been a red carpet leading up to the stage with Hollywood... Read more
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Air Force Times
Five U.S. troops wounded as Afghanistan operations growrecently while fighting Islamic State militants in Afghanistan, the latest sign
Five U.S. troops wounded as Afghanistan operations grow
Air Force Times / Posted 13 hours ago
recently while fighting Islamic State militants in Afghanistan, the latest sign of an expanding U.S. mission in a war that just a few years ago appeared to be winding down. The five American special operations troops were injured by small arms fire... Read more
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Business Wire
Nat Geo WILD Taps Charles Dance to Narrate Epic Global Miniseries Event Savage Kingdomseries, we immediately saw the parallels between the battle for power in George
Nat Geo WILD Taps Charles Dance to Narrate Epic Global Miniseries Event Savage Kingdom
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
series, we immediately saw the parallels between the battle for power in George R. R. Martin’s fictional world and the vicious fight for survival in the animal kingdom,” said Geoff Daniels, executive vice president and general manager of Nat Geo... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Syrian regime opens up safe passages out of besieged Aleppo but many afraid to leaveDelegates from the US and Russia will meet in Geneva on Friday to discuss the p
Syrian regime opens up safe passages out of besieged Aleppo but many afraid to leave
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
Delegates from the US and Russia will meet in Geneva on Friday to discuss the plan for Aleppo. The two powers have already agreed on a pact to work together to strike extremist groups Jabhat al-Nusra and Islamic State in Syria. Once an economic hub... Read more
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The Hindu
Islamic State’s oil revenue dives as it loses Iraqi territoryGroup forced to cut fighters' pay, levy new taxes, raise fines for breaking its
Islamic State’s oil revenue dives as it loses Iraqi territory
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
Group forced to cut fighters' pay, levy new taxes, raise fines for breaking its religious code and now has only partial access to 2 of the 5 oifields it once controlled, selling oil for peanuts to truck drivers.. The Islamic State (IS), pushed off... Read more
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Reuters
Islamic State's oil revenue dives as it loses Iraqi territoryAn Islamic State flag is seen in this picture illustration taken February 18, 2
Islamic State's oil revenue dives as it loses Iraqi territory
Reuters / Posted 18 hours ago
An Islamic State flag is seen in this picture illustration taken February 18, 2016. Picture taken February 18, 2016. BAGHDAD Islamic State, pushed off more than half the Iraqi territory it seized in 2014, has suffered a near collapse in revenue from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Iraqi forces find mass grave containing 25 ISIS victims inside school'Security forces found a mass grave inside the teachers’ institute building in
Iraqi forces find mass grave containing 25 ISIS victims inside school
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
'Security forces found a mass grave inside the teachers’ institute building in the centre of Fallujah. RELATED ARTICLES US seize haul of 10,000 documents and 4.5 terabytes of...The Muslims who came to pray for father Jacques:... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PBA D-League: Racal inches closer to top two spotFoundation Cup, repulsing Tanduay, 90-81 Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pas
PBA D-League: Racal inches closer to top two spot
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 hours ago
Foundation Cup, repulsing Tanduay, 90-81 Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. “I think the most important game for us is today kasi had we lost, pwede kami bumagsak sa number four,” said coach Caloy Garcia. “Just to make things sure, we... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Racal inches closer on top two spotFoundation Cup, repulsing Tanduay, 90-81 Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pas
Racal inches closer on top two spot
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 hours ago
Foundation Cup, repulsing Tanduay, 90-81 Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. “I think the most important game for us is today kasi had we lost, pwede kami bumagsak sa number four,” said coach Caloy Garcia. “Just to make things sure, we... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Women Chess Players with a Future Insightnice performance by the National Masters (NM) Marcia Venzant and Marla Perez in
Women Chess Players with a Future Insight
Radio Angulo / Posted 19 hours ago
nice performance by the National Masters (NM) Marcia Venzant and Marla Perez in the 2016 National Youth Championship lead us assure that the called science game in the province of Holguin walks on solid ground. Marcia and Marla are young promises... Read more
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Daily Mail
US seize haul of 10,000 documents from ISIS identifying terroristsUS seize haul of 10,000 documents and 4.5 terabytes of information from ISIS fi
US seize haul of 10,000 documents from ISIS identifying terrorists
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
US seize haul of 10,000 documents and 4.5 terabytes of information from ISIS fighters in Syria - including clues on ‘foreign fighters’ entering Europe ISIS has lost territory around the strategic northern Syrian city of Manbij According to the US,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Any spares? What does Everton's record season ticket sale mean for the 'ordinary' fan?ForEverton memberships? Who knows? Maybe they’ll make ForeverEverton membershi
Any spares? What does Everton's record season ticket sale mean for the 'ordinary' fan?
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 hours ago
ForEverton memberships? Who knows? Maybe they’ll make ForeverEverton memberships! Then you have Stubhub. This is a site used by ‘some’ to sell tickets for extortionate prices for ordinary seats. Happily this only applies to the odd... Read more
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The Irish Times
50 great Irish beacheshome of Daniel O’Connell for a tour and coffee. Or bring children on a Derrynan
50 great Irish beaches
The Irish Times / Posted 23 hours ago
home of Daniel O’Connell for a tour and coffee. Or bring children on a Derrynane nature and walking trail, with the focus on seashore flora and fauna. Après -beach, head to Freddie’s bar in Caherdaniel. Derrynane is a blue flag beach and is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma gives Marikana wide berth at 11th hourwhich is increasingly being viewed as a no-go area for his party. In January,
Zuma gives Marikana wide berth at 11th hour
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
which is increasingly being viewed as a no-go area for his party. In January, Zuma had been expected to hand over new houses to residents in Marikana West as part of the ANC’s annual January 8 celebrations. Instead it was left to Human... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Trump’s new friends in low placesUS PRESIDENTIAL candidates like nothing better than basking in the glow of high
Trump’s new friends in low places
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
US PRESIDENTIAL candidates like nothing better than basking in the glow of high-profile and celebrity endorsements. At this week’s Democratic National Convention there may as well have been a red carpet leading up to the stage with Hollywood... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Guns cheaper than smartphones in Pakistani tribal townDARRA ADAMKHEL, Pakistan: Gunfire echoes through a dusty northwest tribal town,
Guns cheaper than smartphones in Pakistani tribal town
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
DARRA ADAMKHEL, Pakistan: Gunfire echoes through a dusty northwest tribal town, the soundtrack to Pakistan's biggest arms black market, where Kalashnikovs welded from scrap metal are cheaper than smartphones and sold on an industrial scale. Darra... Read more
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The Irish Times
50 best beaches in Irelandhome of Daniel O’Connell for a tour and coffee. Or bring children on a Derrynan
50 best beaches in Ireland
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
home of Daniel O’Connell for a tour and coffee. Or bring children on a Derrynane nature and walking trail, with the focus on seashore flora and fauna. Après -beach, head to Freddie’s bar in Caherdaniel. Derrynane is a blue flag beach and is... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Police clamp down on Reading station weekend revellersOperation Stronghold, which started last weekend and ends this weekend (July 30
Police clamp down on Reading station weekend revellers
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
Operation Stronghold, which started last weekend and ends this weekend (July 30/31), is designed to prevent the escalation of alcohol fuelled anti-social behaviour at the station and the disruption to other travellers. This new operation is aiming... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Analysis: Tim Kaine holds his own among biggest Democratic stars in convention speechPHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton already has a powerhouse sales force: Barack Oba
Analysis: Tim Kaine holds his own among biggest Democratic stars in convention speech
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton already has a powerhouse sales force: Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton. On Wednesday night, Tim Kaine joined the team. And he had one of the bigger jobs: trying to balance the ticket and attract... Read more
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Daily Maverick
TRAINSPOTTER: Fringe Festival — how Gayton McKenzie spells the onset of the coalition eraThe Gayton, the restaurant’s parking lot resembles a sports car dealership duri
TRAINSPOTTER: Fringe Festival — how Gayton McKenzie spells the onset of the coalition era
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
The Gayton, the restaurant’s parking lot resembles a sports car dealership during an ANC tender announcement: diamond-encrusted stiletto heels, lip jobs, boob jobs, Lambos, Hennessey, desperation. But on a desultory Tuesday morning in winter, it... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Defeating ISIS And Ending Sunni-Shiite War In Iraqthat Iraqi forces, with the support of the international coalition, are gearing
Defeating ISIS And Ending Sunni-Shiite War In Iraq
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
that Iraqi forces, with the support of the international coalition, are gearing up to recapture Mosul -- ISIS's last major stronghold in Iraq -- the question that looms high is what will be the fate of the Iraqi Sunni community following ISIS's... Read more
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iol.co.za
The battle for the Free State, the heartland of SAthe form of the Dikwankwetla Party of South Africa with 2.06 percent, with its
The battle for the Free State, the heartland of SA
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
the form of the Dikwankwetla Party of South Africa with 2.06 percent, with its support base almost solely in the former Bantustan state of Qwaqwa in the Eastern Free State. In the Maluti a Phofung municipality, Dikwankwetla is the largest opposition... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
led coalition probing alleged civilian deaths in Syria air raidscity of Manbij claimed civilian lives, a spokesman said Wednesday (Jul 27). Th
led coalition probing alleged civilian deaths in Syria air raids
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
city of Manbij claimed civilian lives, a spokesman said Wednesday (Jul 27). The main Syrian opposition group had urged the US-led coalition to suspend its bombardments following the strikes, which a rights-monitoring group and local residents said... Read more
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Sun Star
One fine day in BasilanBasilan. I sailed out on an overloaded ferry boat with two of my brothers-in-la
One fine day in Basilan
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
Basilan. I sailed out on an overloaded ferry boat with two of my brothers-in-law. People were trying to beat the Christmas rush and the boat was weighted down full, made visible by the water displacement on the surface of its hull. Trips like these... Read more
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International Business Times
Europe's churches and streets are the new home front in our long war against Isis In a surprising segment of his speech which preceded the recent wave of terror
Europe's churches and streets are the new home front in our long war against Isis
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
In a surprising segment of his speech which preceded the recent wave of terror attacks in the US and Europe, Islamic State (Isis) spokesperson Abu Muhammad al-Adnani called on supporters to be resilient, and implied that the group was going to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sanders camp nudges Democratic platform to left- Bernie Sanders is urging his most passionate supporters to back Hillary Clint
Sanders camp nudges Democratic platform to left
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
- Bernie Sanders is urging his most passionate supporters to back Hillary Clinton in the battle for the White House, assuring them they have already helped shape "the most progressive platform in the history of the Democratic... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Mayor lives in lap of luxury while residents suffer’as the community with the ANC leadership has waned,” said local Sanco leader Kl
‘Mayor lives in lap of luxury while residents suffer’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
as the community with the ANC leadership has waned,” said local Sanco leader Kleinbooi Motaung. “Our municipality is useless, run by people who want to line their own pockets. There are no jobs and taps have run dry for months now.” Motaung,... Read more
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Newton Daily News
No lives matterit all as one long war, and it becomes clear. After the Civil War, the Black A
No lives matter
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
it all as one long war, and it becomes clear. After the Civil War, the Black Army has won a great battle. They are free, just like everyone else. That cannot be borne. The White Army counterattacks. Jim Crow is born. The White Army wins that... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Major anti-IS offensive underway, says Afghan officialin a peaceful demonstration in Kabul on Saturday. It was the deadliest attack
Major anti-IS offensive underway, says Afghan official
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
in a peaceful demonstration in Kabul on Saturday. It was the deadliest attack to hit the Afghan capital since the 2001 US-led invasion. President Ashraf Ghani gave the orders for the offensive, which Mr Waziri said will consist of air strikes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dokpesi - I Have What It Takes to Rebuild PDPthe presidency by his unfavorable credentials. The PDP chairmanship hopeful sa
Dokpesi - I Have What It Takes to Rebuild PDP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the presidency by his unfavorable credentials. The PDP chairmanship hopeful said: "Sheriff has a little bit of baggage because where he comes from, he is not supported," adding, "Boko Haram is a major reason our son, Goodluck Jonathan, lost the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
'I thought I was dead': Lindt siege operativeaction' plan for police to storm the Lindt Cafe during the December 2014 siege
'I thought I was dead': Lindt siege operative
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
action' plan for police to storm the Lindt Cafe during the December 2014 siege and was among the first police inside the stronghold. The officer on Tuesday recalled storming through the cafe's main doors and opening fire as his colleague,... Read more
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BBC News
Can Syria's Kurds realise territorial ambitions?concerns. They are pragmatic and organised, unlike other Kurdish parties who fa
Can Syria's Kurds realise territorial ambitions?
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
concerns. They are pragmatic and organised, unlike other Kurdish parties who failed to deliver," says Farooq Haji Mustafa, a Syrian Kurd journalist and founder of the Barchav Centre for Media and Freedom, in Gaziantep, southern... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Ramadhar on protests over Jamaica trip: It was not a betrayalPrakash Ramadhar yesterday admitted that if it was the will of his constituents
Ramadhar on protests over Jamaica trip: It was not a betrayal
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Prakash Ramadhar yesterday admitted that if it was the will of his constituents to resign as MP for St Augustine, he would do so. Ramadhar made it clear that he had no craving for political office. He said there were people in the UNC who never... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The community of Port Elizabeth’s most closely contested ward lives on the edge of a wastelandits neighbouring suburbs such as Booysen Park were mostly vacant rolling hills
The community of Port Elizabeth’s most closely contested ward lives on the edge of a wasteland
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
its neighbouring suburbs such as Booysen Park were mostly vacant rolling hills alongside the Chatty River valley. Now, thousands of state-built houses cover the hills in uniform blocks between streets beginning to crumble from lack of maintenance:... Read more
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