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US issues travel warning over Europe summer attacks

The US has warned Americans on the possible threat of attacks in Europe this summer.  The State Department said on Tuesday targets could include tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centres and transportation. “We are alerting US citizens to the risk of potential … Continue reading

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US issues travel warning over Europe summer attacks

The US has warned Americans on the possible threat of attacks in Europe this summer.  The State Department said on Tuesday targets could include tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centres and transportation. “We are alerting US citizens to the risk of potential … Continue reading

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Polisario Front leader Mohamed Abdelaziz dies

The secretary general of the Polisario Front, a movement fighting for independence of the largely desert region of Western Sahara, has died. Mohamed Abdelaziz died on Tuesday afternoon after a long battle with cancer in an Algerian hospital, the official … Continue reading

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Fallujah: Iraqi forces face tough ISIL resistance

Iraqi forces are facing tough resistance on the outskirts of Fallujah, as they attempt to retake the key city held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS group), where there are mounting fears … Continue reading

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Former Miss Turkey found guilty for insulting Erdogan

A former Miss Turkey has been handed a 14-month suspended prison sentence for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through a poem she shared on social media. She is the latest of at least a dozen Turks to face such a sentence. … Continue reading

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Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte names new cabinet

Philippines President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has named the members of his cabinet from his home town of Davao, a day after a joint session of Congress declared him the winner of the May 9 presidential elections. Carlos Dominguez, an ex-classmate of … Continue reading

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The orphans of Syria’s war

Hatay, Turkey – As Syria’s civil war continues into its sixth year with no end in sight, more than 2.7 million Syrians have fled the violence in their home towns and crossed the border into Turkey. While some find themselves in … Continue reading

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The disappearing pupils of France’s Liniere camp

Dunkirk, France – The morning sun breaks over the high-roofed farm buildings, setting the tea tent into a cold shade below. It is 10am in Liniere, the refugee camp in the northern French city of Dunkirk, but no one is … Continue reading

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Afghan Taliban kills at least 12 in attack on bus

The Taliban has attacked a series of buses in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 16 people and taking dozens of others hostage, officials said. Afghan officials said that the dead were civilians.  Zabiullah Mujahid, a spokesperson for the Taliban, told Al … Continue reading

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Timeline: The battle for Fallujah

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