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Ebola outbreak: Britain sending 750 soldiers and medics to Western Africa – The Independent

The Independent Ebola outbreak: Britain sending 750 soldiers and medics to Western AfricaThe IndependentBritain will send 750 troops, three helicopters and a military vessel to support the international Ebola relief effort, in the biggest UK military deployment since the Libya … Continue reading

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Western train makers fight back with hi-tech interiors

By Natalie Huet BERLIN (Reuters) – Trains are likely to become more like long-haul planes, with customized carriages and tablets embedded into hi-tech seats, as Western manufacturers fight back against cheaper Chinese rivals and Europe’s railways open up to greater … Continue reading

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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Nails The Quarter – Cautious On 18%

By Michael Terry: I have been following Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) since the firm IPO in 2012, and have had mixed results. Early on, I had it right stating: Bottom Line: Western Mortgage capital Corp has positioned the … Continue reading

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Iraq crisis: the country is facing imminent break up say Western diplomats – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Iraq crisis: the country is facing imminent break up say Western diplomatsTelegraph.co.ukWestern officials fear Iraq is facing imminent break-up, as the jihadist takeover of the north seeks to carve the country into different religious fiefdoms. Using their strongest language … Continue reading

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Iraq crisis: Rutba latest western town to fall to Isis – BBC News

BBC News Iraq crisis: Rutba latest western town to fall to IsisBBC NewsSunni militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province – the fourth in two days. Fighters of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) … Continue reading

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Sunni militants ‘seize Iraq’s western border crossings’ – BBC News

BBC News Sunni militants 'seize Iraq's western border crossings'BBC NewsThe Iraqi government appears to have lost control of its western borders after Sunni militants reportedly captured crossings to Syria and Jordan. Officials said the rebels took two key crossings in … Continue reading

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Sunni militants ‘seize Iraq’s western border crossings’ – BBC News

BBC News Sunni militants 'seize Iraq's western border crossings'BBC NewsThe Iraqi government appears to have lost control of its western borders after Sunni militants reportedly captured crossings to Syria and Jordan. Officials said the rebels took two key crossings in … Continue reading

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Sunni Insurgents Capture More Territory in Western Iraq – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Sunni Insurgents Capture More Territory in Western IraqWall Street JournalBAGHDAD—Sunni extremist militants expanded and reinforced their territories in Iraq's west on Saturday night, advancing their goal of slicing out an Islamist emirate that would straddle Iraq and … Continue reading

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4 western Iraqi towns fall to advancing ISIS militants – CNN

CNN 4 western Iraqi towns fall to advancing ISIS militantsCNNBaghdad, Iraq (CNN) — A strategic border crossing and three other towns in western Iraq fell Saturday to the control of ISIS militants, a senior Iraqi security official said. In addition … Continue reading

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Boat sinks off western Malaysia, 66 Indonesians feared drowned – Reuters UK

NDTV Boat sinks off western Malaysia, 66 Indonesians feared drownedReuters UKKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Sixty-six people are feared to have drowned after an overloaded wooden boat carrying 97 illegal immigrants from Indonesia sank off Malaysia's western coast, Malaysian officials said … Continue reading

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