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Turkey agrees to allow US to use air base for strikes against ISIS

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 14:34
The United States may now launch military strikes against ISIS from inside Turkey, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
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Report: US may now launch ISIS strikes from within Turkey

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 14:34
The United States may now launch military strikes against ISIS from inside Turkey, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
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Officials: High temperatures melt glacier, flood Central Asian city of Almaty in Kazakhstan

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 14:06
Officials in Kazakhstan say a flood that forced the evacuation of hundreds of people from the outskirts of the country's largest city was due to the rapid melting of a glacier in the nearby mountains.
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Mexico human rights commission: Investigation into 43 missing rife with errors, omissions

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 13:52
Mexico's human rights commission says the government's investigation into the fate of 43 missing college students is marked by failures and omissions in its procedures.
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At Mexico's narco cemetery, palatial tombs await the inevitable end for gang members

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 13:47
Palatial tombs mark the final resting spots of drug traffickers in the Jardines de Humaya cemetery in the Sinaloa state capital of Culiacan.
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After lengthy delays, reconstruction begins on first homes destroyed in last year's Gaza war

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 13:14
Construction has started on the first homes that will be rebuilt in the Gaza Strip since the devastating war with Israel last summer destroyed much of the territory's infrastructure.
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Swedish security police make first arrests of 2 nationals suspected of terror, murder in Syria

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:57
Swedish security police say they have arrested two Swedish citizens on suspicion of terrorist offenses and murder in Syria in 2013.
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Official: Shots fired by suspected IS militants in Syria kill Turkish soldier at border

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:42
An official says suspected Islamic State militants have fired at a Turkish military outpost from inside Syrian territory, killing a Turkish soldier and wounding two others.
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Saudi official says Hamas delegation's visit was for religious purposes, not a political trip

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:20
Saudi Arabia's top diplomat says a recent visit by the leader of Hamas was for religious purposes and was not an official political visit to the kingdom.
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Traffic police officer killed in new armed attack in southeast Turkey

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:00
Turkey's state-run news agency says unknown attackers have fired at traffic police in Turkey's mainly-Kurdish southeast, killing one officer and seriously wounding a second.
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Romania detains ex-minister in corruption case involving businessman

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 09:48
Police in Romania have detained a former interior minister on charges of illegally receiving 185,000 euros ($203,000) from a businessman.
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Activist group: Liberians pressed to sign away land for palm oil plantations

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 09:36
An activist group alleges that Liberian communities are being threatened into signing away land for palm oil plantations.
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Saudi foreign minister says Iran nuclear deal curtails Tehran's ability to get atomic weapon

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 09:30
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says the Iran nuclear deal appears to have the provisions needed to curtail Iran's ability to obtain an atomic weapon.
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Poland's "uniformed forces" like police and firefighters demand higher pay and modernization

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 09:28
Hundreds of Poland's police, firefighters and other uniformed workers have picketed the main government building to demand higher pay and modernization of their sectors.
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Germany rejects criticism of its rush to do business with Iran in wake of nuclear deal

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 08:28
Germany's economy minister has dismissed criticism of his recent trip to Iran, saying Tehran's poor human rights record and refusal to recognize Israel aren't legitimate reasons to avoid doing business with the country.
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Group: Israel advances Jewish settlement housing units in West Bank

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 08:27
An Israeli settlement watchdog group says Israel has advanced plans to build or retroactively approve 1,065 housing units in West Bank Jewish settlements.
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Burundi: opposition supporter killed in electoral violence

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 08:13
Witnesses say an opposition supporter was shot dead Wednesday night, a victim of electoral violence as Burundi awaits results of the country's presidential election amid unrest due to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office.
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Lebanon's garbage crisis grows amid gridlock

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 07:59
The Lebanese cabinet has failed to agree on a solution for the country's growing garbage crisis, postponing discussion until next week as trash piles up on the streets.
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