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MANILA (Reuters) – The territorial dispute with Beijing over the South China Sea remained a security challenge despite an improvement in bilateral ties, the Philippine defence chief said on Monday as he accepted three maritime surveillance planes from ...
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – At least 53 people were killed by a fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday. The fire, one of the deadliest in Russia since ...
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Taiwan sent aircraft on Monday to shadow China air force fighter jets as they flew through the Bashi Channel to the south of the island, its defence ministry said, the latest such incident to add ...
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho plans to visit Russia in mid-April, Russia’s TASS news agency reported on Monday, citing an unnamed diplomatic source. ...
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ANKARA/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Sources in northern Iraq said on Friday Kurdish PKK guerrillas would withdraw from the Sinjar area, after Turkey threatened cross-border military action against them there. The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has waged an insurgency against ...
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(The Washington Times)A Pennsylvania man was indicted for a scheme to illegally export guns into Iraq, the Justice Department announced Friday. Ross Roggio, 49, of Stroudsburg was charged with violating the Arms Export Control Act, criminal conspiracy, illegal ...
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MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – For residents of the Old City, returning to Mosul is an exercise in trying to forget. Its streets bear the scars of the horrors they survived – either living under ISIS draconian rule or ...
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MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Perched atop a mound of rubble, Abdelsattar al-Hibbu surveyed what remained of his second-floor office: twisted iron and centuries-old stone reduced to dust by an airstrike. “I used to look out at the river ...
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – An air strike by Turkish warplanes “neutralized” at least 12 militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, the military said on Twitter on Wednesday. The air strike carried out on Tuesday ...
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Two men on bicycles were wounded in an explosion of a bomb that may have been detonated by a trip wire, police said on Monday in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three ...
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