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Trump Offers Help on London Attacks, Touts Need for Travel Ban

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, June 3 – U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter amid the unfolding deadly drama in London on Saturday to offer U.S. help to Britain and to promote his controversial travel ban as an extra level of security for Americans. British police rushed to two incidents in central London after a

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Tunisia Fears Jihadists Returning Home from Libya, Seeks Joint Action

PARIS, Sept 6 – North African countries should be cooperating more to stop Daesh fighters who are fleeing their Libyan stronghold of Sirte from returning to their homelands and causing trouble there, Tunisia’s defence minister said on Tuesday. Libyan forces aligned with the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli launched their campaign to recapture Sirte in May

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UN Readies for Refugee Exodus From Iraq’s Mosul

GENEVA, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis in and around Mosul could be uprooted by the military assault to retake city from Daesh, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday. “In Mosul we believe the displacement situation may be about to dramatically worsen,” UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards told a briefing, saying

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In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, Child Bombers Strike

ISTANBUL, Aug 22 – The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk. Pulling off his shirt, they found a two-kilogram bomb strapped to his skinny frame. That was last Sunday. Less than a day earlier, Turkey was less fortunate: a teenage

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Three Killed in Bombing claimed by Daesh in Northeast Syria

BEIRUT, Jan 24 – A bomb attack claimed by Daesh killed at least three people in the city of Qamishli in the mostly Kurdish-controlled Hasaka province of northeast Syria on Sunday, a Kurdish official and a monitoring group said. The motorcycle bomb went off in a mostly Christian area and wounded another seven people, said

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