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Thousands flee Syria as Kurds gain on ISIS

flee, Syria, Kurds, ISIS

Thousands of Syrians cut through a border fence and crossed into Turkeyon Sunday, fleeing intense fighting in northernSyria between Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants. The flow of refugees came ...

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Chris Christie backs coalition of the willing for Iraq

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, advocated a “coalition of the willing” on Sunday to help fight Islamic State in Iraq, borrowing a phrase from ...

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Egyptian groups: Government has been kidnapping students, activists

Egyptian, Government, kidnapping, students, activists

They have been taken from their homes, the streets, even from schools. Some have turned up dead, while others have just vanished. They are Egypt’s disappeared: dozens of students and ...

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Israel says war in Gaza was moral and deaths are the fault of Hamas

Israel, war, Gaza, moral, fault, Hamas

Israeli officials issued a broad defense Sunday over how their country waged the war in the Gaza Strip last summer, making a case that Israel sought to minimize civilian casualties ...

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Clinton: drug firms that benefit from deal should offer discounts

Clinton: drug firms that benefit from deal should offer discounts

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said drug companies that would benefit from a Pacific trade pact should sell their products to the U.S. government at a discount in her strongest ...

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U.S. Marine goes on trial again for 2006 killing in Iraq

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Opening arguments are due to begin on Tuesday in California in the military retrial of a US marine whose platoon killed an Iraqi civilian in the village of Hamdania in ...

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North Korean soldier walks across border to defect, South says

North Korean, soldier, border, defect, South

A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea on Monday across the heavily fortified border that separates the two countries, South Korean authorities said. The soldier crossed the Military Demarcation ...

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U.S. airstrike targeted terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhtar inside Libya, officials say

U.S., airstrike, terrorist, Mokhtar, Belmokhtar, Libya

A U.S. plane carried out a strike inside Libya on Sunday, reportedly killing a key terror figure in North Africa, U.S. and Libyan officials said. The target was Mokhtar Belmokhtar, ...

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US Venezuela talks take place in Haiti despite tensions

US, Venezuela, Haiti, tensions

Thomas Shannon, a counsellor to the US Secretary of State, met the chairman of Venezuela’s national assembly, Diosdado Cabello. Venezuelan officials tweeted that both sides had been working to resolve ...

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Hillary Clinton campaign defends progressive shift in New York speech

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Hillary Clinton’s top adviser has defended her apparent shift to the left in recent weeks, as the campaign’s first big speech prompted Republicans to claim Democrats were seeking an effective ...

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