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High-Rise Collapses In Tehran, Killing Firefighters Working Inside The Plasco building, Iran's oldest high-rise, caught fire Thursday morning. As firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze, the 17-story structure crumbled on top of them.
NPR.org | 23 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Six Britons killed in Saudi crash Six Britons killed in a road crash in Saudi Arabia, the Foreign Office says
BBC News | Jan 19, 2017 2:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After 8 Years Of Unbroken War, Obama Hands Over Conflicts To Trump President Obama is the first president to serve eight years with the U.S. at war nonstop, from beginning to end. Donald Trump now inherits ongoing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
NPR.org | Jan 18, 2017 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After Years Of War, Trump Stands To Inherit Ongoing Conflicts President-elect Trump will inherit ongoing conflicts with no end in sight when he takes the oath of office a brutal fight against the Islamic State and a never-ending stalemate in Afghanistan.
NPR.org | Jan 18, 2017 11:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US Signs Defense Pacts With Baltic States, but NATO Allies Wary of Trump Era The United States has signed defense cooperation agreements with Lithuania and Estonia, formalizing the deployment of thousands of troops to bolster NATO defenses in the face of a Russian threat of aggression. The agreements, signed Tuesday, will regulate
Voice of America | Jan 18, 2017 9:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Guatemala President's Brother, Son Held on Suspicion of Fraud Guatemala on Wednesday arrested the brother and a son of the country's president, who swept to victory with an anti-graft campaign, for their alleged involvement in corruption. Jimmy Morales was elected president in 2015 pledging to clean up Guatemalan po
Voice of America | Jan 18, 2017 9:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Trump's UN Pick Condemns Body for Israeli Settlements Resolution President-elect Donald Trumps pick to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations condemned the world bodys recent resolution on Israeli settlements, praised NATO as necessary to contain Russia, and pledged to reassert American leadership to confront conflic
Voice of America | Jan 18, 2017 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Photos show 'weaponised commercial drones' in Iraq Photographs taken in Iraq appear to show commercial drones adapted to drop grenades on the Iraqi security forces.
BBC News | Jan 18, 2017 5:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Yemen: 'Life in the midst of all the death' An exhibition is turning war relics into reminders of peace.
BBC News | Jan 17, 2017 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syria conflict: IS assault halts Deir al-Zour aid drops Heavy fighting between militants and Syrian government forces makes it too dangerous around landing zone.
BBC News | Jan 17, 2017 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend