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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Two young anti-Putin activists trudged through a snow-logged Moscow housing estate on a recent Saturday, putting up fliers promoting a boycott of a presidential election next month. “It’s not an election, it’s a trick,” read ...
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkey shelled Afrin overnight on Tuesday and showed no sign of slackening its assault on the Kurdish-held region despite the arrival of pro-Syrian government militia there, a war monitor said. It opens the door to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian police have arrested 10 people on suspicion of aiding the movement of militants between the eastern state of Sabah and the southern Philippines, a hotbed of Islamic insurgency, the second batch of arrests ...
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KUWAIT (Reuters) – Iraq received billions of dollars in credit lines, loans, and investment from Turkey, Gulf Arab allies, Europe, and other countries, their representatives announced at an international conference in Kuwait on Wednesday. Turkey said it would ...
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KUWAIT (Reuters) – The United States urged members of the coalition fighting ISIS on Tuesday to help rebuild Iraq or risk the reversal of the gains made against the group there. The U.S. leads the coalition and hopes ...
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KUWAIT (Reuters) – Rebuilding Iraq after three years of war with ISIS will cost $88.2 billion, with housing a particularly urgent priority, Iraqi officials told an international conference on Monday. Donors and investors have gathered in Kuwait this ...
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF appealed on Wednesday for $17 million (£12.2 million) to help rebuild Iraq’s health facilities, ahead of an international conference to support the country’s reconstruction due to convene next week ...
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The United States is renewing pressure on its European NATO allies to establish a long-term train-and-advise mission in Iraq, diplomats said, reviving a divisive issue for an alliance wary after a decade in Afghanistan. U.S. ...
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KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi forces launched a security operation along a planned oil transit route to Iran on Wednesday, saying it was clearing and “destroying sleeper cells” in the mountainous border area where two armed groups operate. ...
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HALABJA, Iraq (Reuters) – ISIS may be on the wane in Iraq and Syria but for Iran, the threat is still strong, centered on Kurdish communities along the Iraq-Iran border where militants have operated in recent years. The ...
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