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Turkey Seeks to Ease Tensions Over Shooting Down of Russian Jet Ankara said airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria had been suspended as it sought a solution, possibly at the Paris climate talks next week.
New York Times | Nov 27, 2015 1:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Women get vote in Saudi elections Campaigning is about to get under way in Saudia Arabia's municipal elections and will be the first time that women will be allowed to vote and also stand as a candidate.
BBC News | Nov 27, 2015 1:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Islamic State's 'water war' on Iraq Islamic State's control of much of the water supply in Iraq is worsening the affects of the ongoing drought
BBC News | Nov 27, 2015 08:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ben Carson to Visit Refugees in Jordan Amid Scrutiny of His Foreign Policy Credentials The Republican presidential candidate has slipped in opinion polls as concerns have been raised over his readiness to lead during a national crisis.
New York Times | Nov 27, 2015 02:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia, France Agree To Cooperate In The Fight Against ISIS In the last leg of his tour to win support for a coordinated effort against ISIS, French President Francois Hollande on Thursday secured a pledge of cooperation from Russian President Vladimir Putin. | Nov 26, 2015 11:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
From Retirement In Israel, Bataclan Ex-Owner Recalls Better Times Joel Touitou Laloux's Tunisian-born, Jewish father bought the Bataclan concert hall in Paris in 1976. Laloux managed the venue for decades until September, when it was sold. | Nov 26, 2015 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Britain and Germany Test Support for Stronger Steps Against ISIS The French president this week had made efforts to rally his allies against the threat posed by the Islamic State.
New York Times | Nov 26, 2015 6:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: What could air strikes on IS achieve? BBC News looks at what air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria might hope to achieve.
BBC News | Nov 26, 2015 5:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Qatar PM orders inquiry after flooding Qatar's prime minister orders an inquiry after heavy rain exposed poor construction in the country set to host the 2022 Fifa World Cup.
BBC News | Nov 26, 2015 10:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kerry Offers No Clear Way To End Recent Surge Of Palestinian Attacks In Israel, a debate is underway over ways to end the most recent wave of Palestinian violence. Secretary of State Kerry visited the region this week and met separately with the leaders of both sides. | Nov 26, 2015 10:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend