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Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, witnesses said. Civilians waved flags from their windows to show they are not comba
Washington Post | 2 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Trump said he would 'take out' the families of ISIS fighters. Did an airstrike in Syria do just that? Monitoring groups say a coalition airstrike may have killed more than 40 children.
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Manchester attack: Eilidh MacLeod's family pay tribute to beautiful daughter Roddy and Marion MacLeod speak of girl whose love of music was unsurpassed, as they extended condolences and support to those affected The parents of 14-year-old Eilidh MacLeod, who died in the Manchester bombing, have paid tribute to their beautiful, int
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How Libyan reality could pave way for more extremism | Jason Burke Economic and political chaos left in wake of Gaddafis fall provide ideal opportunity for militant groups to gain tractionThe visit of Peter Millett, the British ambassador to Tripoli, was eventful. From early Friday morning, parts of the capital had echoe
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Donald Trump's Europe tour leaves leaders shaken US presidents first visit to Europe memorable for body-language battles and patchy understanding of the blocHe crunched hands, shoved shoulders and struck poses. He scoffed chocolates, ignored protocol and harangued heads of state. He denied saying things
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Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower review a Hong Kong schoolboy takes the fight to China A rousing documentary profiles Joshua Wong, the adolescent activist who found fame with his protests against the Chinese government Related: Joshua Wong, the student who risked the wrath of Beijing: Its about turning the impossible into the possible The J
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Indian army: 4 suspected rebels killed in disputed Kashmir Indian soldiers killed four suspected rebels Saturday along the highly militarized de-facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan, the Indian army said.
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Beijing appoints Cai Qi as party chief: state media BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing's mayor Cai Qi has been appointed as party chief of the capital city of Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
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China arrests Taiwanese activist 'for subverting state power' Li Ming-che, a 42-year-old NGO worker known for supporting human rights, went missing in mysterious circumstances in China on 19 March A Taiwan rights activist who was secretly detained in China in March has been officially arrested on suspicion of subver
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Once-in-a-generation hopes of Cyprus reunification appear to be dashed UN-appointed mediator terminates negotiations, citing lack of common ground, but organisation insists talks have not collapsedThe best hope yet of reuniting war-partitioned Cyprus has been dashed after reconciliation attempts were brought to an abrupt hal
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