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Kurd troops attack Iraq jihadists on three fronts

Kurdish troops launched offensives against the Islamic State jihadist group on three fronts in northern Iraq on Tuesday, senior officers told AFP.

Man opens fire during Ethiopian Embassy protest in Washington

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Afghans prepare to sign deal with US allowing troops to stay

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Fence-jumper ran through much of main floor of White House: report

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James Foley photo removed from anti-Islamic bus ads in New York

A photo of American journalist James Foley shortly before his beheading by the Islamic state militant...