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#Fighters celebrate Raqa victory on ‘Roundabout of Hell’

RAQA, Syria - With his only hand, Hazem Kobane planted the yellow flag of the Syrian Democratic Forces on Tuesday in the notorious roundabout in...

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 15 in attack on Afghan police trainees

An ongoing suicide and gun attack on a police training centre in a southeast Afghan city has killed at least 15 people and wounded...

Death toll from US drone strike in Pakistan rises to 26

The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to 26, officials said Tuesday,...

#Wildfires kill 34 in Portugal and Spain

At least 31 people have died in fires ravaging forests in northern and central Portugal over the past 24 hours, rescuers said Monday afternoon,...

Iraqi forces drive back Kurdish fighters in independence standoff

Iraqi forces seized a key military base, an airport and an oil field from Kurdish fighters Monday in disputed Kirkuk province in a major...

Somalia’s deadliest #bombing kills 276, injures 300+

Desperate Somalis searched for news of missing loved-ones on Monday, after a massive truck bomb in Mogadishu killed at least 276 people and left...

Death toll in Somalia bombing jumps to 263

MOGADISHU - At least 263 people were killed by twin bomb explosions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, doctors said on Monday, confirming...

Car bombs kill at least 22 in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu

MOGADISHU - Two car bombs in separate parts of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu killed at least 22 people on Saturday and injured several others, police...

French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, four Moldovans killed

ABIDJAN - Four Moldovan citizens were killed and two others were injured on Saturday when a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed...

Civilians pour out of Syria’s Raqa as bombing intensifies

Dozens of desperate civilians streamed out of battlefront districts of Syria's Raqa on Thursday after a ferocious resumption in bombardment against Islamic State group...

Cocaine use as payment for household staples in Colombia

Customers in Lorena's shop place innocuous white pebbles on an electronic scale. In exchange they take away staples like cooking oil and eggs -...

Game of Drones: U.S. poised to boost unmanned aircraft exports

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is nearing completion of new “Buy American” rules to make it easier to sell U.S.-made military drones overseas and...

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