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Iraqi plea for US troops as Islamic State advances in key province – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Iraqi plea for US troops as Islamic State advances in key provinceSydney Morning HeraldBeirut: An Iraqi provincial leader has issued a plea for US ground forces to head off total collapse in the country's largest province, a … Continue reading

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Call for police investigation into $7million payout to Hong Kong chief CY Leung – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Call for police investigation into $ 7million payout to Hong Kong chief CY LeungSydney Morning HeraldCY Leung faces questions over secret $ 7m payout · Hidden dealings will not endear him to protesters · CY Leung statement … Continue reading

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Islamic State gains ground in besieged Kurdish town despite US air strike – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Islamic State gains ground in besieged Kurdish town despite US air strikeSydney Morning HeraldMursitpinar, Turkey-Syria border: A single United States air strike overnight did little to halt the advance of Islamic State militants into the centre of … Continue reading

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Airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria draw militant response – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria draw militant responseSydney Morning HeraldUrfa, Turkey: Dozens of men have been swept up in a campaign of retribution by Islamic State militants, who appeared determined to make the local population of … Continue reading

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Thousands of Syrian Kurds flee ISIL onslaught – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Thousands of Syrian Kurds flee ISIL onslaughtSydney Morning HeraldSuruc, Turkey: Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have flooded into Turkey, fleeing an onslaught by the Islamic State group (also known as ISIL) that prompted an appeal for … Continue reading

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Terror raids: 800 police, and only two men charged – Sydney Morning Herald

NEWS.com.au Terror raids: 800 police, and only two men chargedSydney Morning HeraldTerror raids across Sydney, Brisbane · Sydney man arrested in terrorist raids conspired with senior ISIL figure, court hears · Hundreds gather for Sydney protest. It was hard to … Continue reading

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Isis plan to ‘behead random member of the public’ in Sydney thwarted by … – The Independent

The Independent Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by …The IndependentAustralia says it has foiled an alleged attempt by the Islamic State (Isis) to launch a terror attack, aimed at beheading a random member … Continue reading

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MH17: Malaysia Airlines flight hit many times, says report – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald MH17: Malaysia Airlines flight hit many times, says reportSydney Morning HeraldMalaysia Airlines's ill-fated flight MH17 broke up in the air over eastern Ukraine after being punctured by a large number of high-energy objects that penetrated the aircraft … Continue reading

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Obama building his coalition against ISIL, but direction still uncertain – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Obama building his coalition against ISIL, but direction still uncertainSydney Morning HeraldWashington: Even as he made time to speak with Tony Abbott from the White House on Monday evening, Barack Obama was gathering together national security advisers … Continue reading

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Russia may retaliate over fresh sanctions – Sydney Morning Herald

Indian Express Russia may retaliate over fresh sanctionsSydney Morning HeraldAbbott increases sanctions on Russia · The Pulse Live politics blog with Judith Ireland. Russia says it will consider launching a trade retaliation after Australia slapped fresh sanctions on the Kremlin … Continue reading

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