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ISIS, Kurdish forces battle near strategic town of Kobani on Syria-Turkey border – CNN

CNN ISIS, Kurdish forces battle near strategic town of Kobani on Syria-Turkey borderCNN(CNN) — Fighting intensified Sunday as ISIS continued its siege of the strategic town of Kobani on the Syrian-Turkish border. Some of the harshest fighting between ISIS and … Continue reading

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Islamic State Siege on Syrian City Halted, Kurdish Forces Say – Wall Street Journal

IBNLive Islamic State Siege on Syrian City Halted, Kurdish Forces SayWall Street JournalISTANBUL—Syrian Kurdish forces said Monday they had stopped Islamic State insurgents pushing to capture a key city near Syria's border with Turkey, as the number of Syrians fleeing … Continue reading

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US General Open to Ground Forces in Fight Against ISIS in Iraq – New York Times

New York Times US General Open to Ground Forces in Fight Against ISIS in IraqNew York TimesComments by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the United States' campaign … Continue reading

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Ukraine fights off attack on Donetsk airport by pro-Russia forces – The Guardian

The Guardian Ukraine fights off attack on Donetsk airport by pro-Russia forcesThe GuardianSmoke rises from Donetsk international airport during battles between pro-Russia forces and the Ukrainian army. Photograph: Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images. Ukraine's military says it has successfully defended the government-held … Continue reading

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Ukraine says Russia withdrawing forces from east, sees boost for peace – Reuters

Reuters Ukraine says Russia withdrawing forces from east, sees boost for peaceReutersKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine's president said on Wednesday Russia had removed the bulk of its forces from his country, raising hopes for a peace drive now underway after five … Continue reading

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Iraqi forces regain control of key road to Baghdad after breaking siege – The Guardian

The Guardian Iraqi forces regain control of key road to Baghdad after breaking siegeThe GuardianIraqi forces have made further advances in their fightback against jihadis while hundreds of people have stormed parliament over the fate of missing soldiers who surrendered … Continue reading

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Uproar forces Myanmar contract U-turn

Yangon offers an $ 8bn contract in an open tender, after public condemnation of the initial decision to make the award without competition Asia homepage

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Putin likens Ukraine’s forces to Nazis and threatens standoff in the Arctic – The Guardian

The Guardian Putin likens Ukraine's forces to Nazis and threatens standoff in the ArcticThe GuardianThe Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has hit back at accusations that he has effectively invaded Ukraine, accusing Ukrainian forces of behaving like Nazis in the conflict … Continue reading

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Putin likens Ukraine’s forces to Nazis and threatens standoff in the Arctic – The Guardian

The Guardian Putin likens Ukraine's forces to Nazis and threatens standoff in the ArcticThe GuardianThe Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has hit back at accusations that he has effectively invaded Ukraine, accusing Ukrainian forces of behaving like Nazis in the conflict … Continue reading

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Ukraine-Russia crisis: Russian forces brought into Ukraine, says Petro … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Ukraine-Russia crisis: Russian forces brought into Ukraine, says Petro …Telegraph.co.uk… • Parents' anguish over captured soldiers lays bare Russia's covert war in Ukraine • Ukraine's president says Russian forces have invaded Ukraine • Russian soldiers on leave fighting Ukrainian … Continue reading

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