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The Latest: UN envoy cautions against soft Syria partition

The Latest on Syria (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Continue reading

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Emirates airline profits down 83 percent in past year

Emirates Group, which operates the Middle East’s largest airline, says profits have fallen by 70 percent to $670 million, though revenue increased slightly to around $26 billion. Continue reading

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North Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits

A top North Korean foreign ministry official says Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un last month with a biochemical poison. Continue reading

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Female teens freed following arrest on terrorism suspicion

British police say three teenage women who were suspected of involvement in terrorism have been released without charge. Continue reading

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Man arrested near UK Parliament in court on terror charges

Prosecutors say a British man arrested with several knives near Parliament last month is also accused of being an al-Qaida bomb-maker in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Monitoring group offers mixed review of rights in Pakistan

An independent group on Wednesday offered a mixed report card in its annual look at the state of human rights in Pakistan, welcoming the enactment of new laws to protect women but decrying an uptick in religiously motivated vigilantism. Continue reading

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Albanian journalist arrested for writing against EU diplomat

Albanian police say a journalist has been arrested for making calls for violence against a European Union diplomat. Continue reading

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The Latest: Turkish official: US arming Kurds ‘unacceptable’

The Latest on Syria (all times local): 11 a.m. Continue reading

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Iraqi boys recount horrors of captivity, training by IS

They made the captive children, weak from hunger, fight over a single tomato. Continue reading

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Iraqi boys’ harrowing tale of captivity, training by IS

They made the captive children, malnourished and weak from hunger, fight over a single tomato. Continue reading

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Pakistan executes 4 militants convicted by military courts

Pakistan’s army says authorities have executed four Islamic militants convicted of terrorism by military courts. Continue reading

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American man slain in troubled Mexican state of Veracruz

Authorities and Mexican media say a U.S. citizen and environmental activist has been killed in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, a hotbed of violence and extortion and by drug gangs. Continue reading

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Man with knives near Parliament charged with terror offenses

A 27-year-old man who was arrested while carrying knives near the U.K. Parliament nearly two weeks ago has been charged with three offenses. Continue reading

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French police search for 3 men suspected of plotting attack

French police say they are searching for three men suspected of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired attack, after authorities conducted a major operation at a Paris train station. Continue reading

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Police: Top Malaysian Islamic State operative dead in Syria

Malaysia’s police chief said the country’s top Islamic State operative was killed in an attack in Syria last month. Continue reading

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Egypt says kills 8 Brotherhood members before terrorist acts

Egypt’s Interior Ministry says its forces have killed eight members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group “before carrying out terrorist acts.” Is says in a Monday statement that the Brotherhood members fired on security forces when they were approach… Continue reading

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North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

North Korea is claiming to be the victim of state-sponsored terrorism — from the White House. Continue reading

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Iran makes veiled threat against Pakistan, despite agreement

Iran is making veiled threat against neighboring Pakistan despite their recent agreement to work together to boost border security in the wake of a border attack that killed 10 Iranian guards. Continue reading

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Prime minister says IS fighter’s son can return to Australia

Australia’s prime minister says a 6-year-old Australian boy photographed making an Islamic State movement salute in front of a human body hanging from a cross somewhere in the Middle East is entitled to return to Australia with his siblings. Continue reading

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Philippines, US begin smaller-scale joint military exercises

Philippine and U.S. troops have begun annual joint exercises that are smaller in scale than in years past, focusing on disaster response and counterterrorism while excluding territorial defense operations. Continue reading

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