1200 Escape Yemen Prison Amid Clashes
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1200 Escape Yemen Prison Amid Clashes

Around 1,200 prisoners, including al Qaeda suspects, escaped during clashes at a jail in central…

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28 Dead in Attack on Shiites in Yemen Claimed by IS
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28 Dead in Attack on Shiites in Yemen Claimed by IS

The Islamic State group claimed an attack on two Huthi rebel leaders in Sanaa on…

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Obama Urges China to Take ‘Concrete Steps’ to Ease Tensions
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Obama Urges China to Take ‘Concrete Steps’ to Ease Tensions

President Barack Obama urged Beijing to take “concrete steps” to ease tensions over cyber hacking…

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Vladimir Putin says Russia to Boost Nuclear Arsenal
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Vladimir Putin says Russia to Boost Nuclear Arsenal

President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia would boost its nuclear arsenal by more than…

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US Says Confident No Security Breach in Iran Talks
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US Says Confident No Security Breach in Iran Talks

The US State Department — on the front lines of the sensitive Iran nuclear negotiations…

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US to Send Hundreds of Extra Troops to Train Iraqi Army
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US to Send Hundreds of Extra Troops to Train Iraqi Army

US President Barack Obama has ordered the deployment of up to 450 more US troops…

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Obama Poised to Send More Troops to Train Iraqis
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Obama Poised to Send More Troops to Train Iraqis

President Barack Obama appears poised to approve the deployment of hundreds more US training personnel…

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Death Toll Up to 150 in Ghana Gas Station Explosion, Floods
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Death Toll Up to 150 in Ghana Gas Station Explosion, Floods

An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana’s capital and flooding caused by torrential rains…

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Burma Flatly Denies Persecution of Rohingya Muslims
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Burma Flatly Denies Persecution of Rohingya Muslims

Burma says thousands of people who fled the country were seeking better jobs elsewhere, not…

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Obama: Israel Risks Losing Credibility Over Palestinian State Stance
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Obama: Israel Risks Losing Credibility Over Palestinian State Stance

US President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast Tuesday that Israel risks losing “credibility”…

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Ship Carrying More Than 450 People Sinks in China’s Yangtze River
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Ship Carrying More Than 450 People Sinks in China’s Yangtze River

A passenger ship carrying more than 450 people has sunk in the Yangtze river in…

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AQIM Islamists Claim Two Attacks Against UN in Mali
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AQIM Islamists Claim Two Attacks Against UN in Mali

Al-Qaeda s North Africa arm has claimed responsibility for two attacks against the United Nation s MINUSMA…

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No Engagement with Pakistan Planned, Says Indian Minister
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No Engagement with Pakistan Planned, Says Indian Minister

Indian Fore­ign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday there was no flip-flop in Delhi’s policy…

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Militants Wage Overnight Gunfight in Kabul Diplomatic Quarter
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Militants Wage Overnight Gunfight in Kabul Diplomatic Quarter

Gunfire and explosions rang out Wednesday in a diplomatic quarter of Kabul as security forces…

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Care Home Fire Kills 38 in China
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Care Home Fire Kills 38 in China