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International

Civilians complicate final push for Mosul

SOUTHWEST OF MOSUL, Iraq, May 8, (RTRS): The Islamic State fighters herded a group of civilians into a house in the city of Mosul and …

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More troops deployed as Canada braces for worse fl ooding

With heavy rains persisting and waters still rising over much of waterlogged eastern Canada, the nation’s military on Sunday tripled the number of troops urgently …

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France, Germany look to future – Macron win boosts hopes of turn in populist tide

BERLIN, May 8, (AFP): Germany heaved a sigh of relief after liberal candidate Emmanuel Macron won France’s presidential election comfortably on Sunday, but the two …

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US, Philippines start joint exercises – ‘War games’ scaled down

MANILA, May 8, (AFP): The Philippines and the United States launched annual military exercises on Monday but the longtime allies scaled them down in line …

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Macron ‘president’ – Le Pen concedes

PARIS, May 7, (AFP): Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron resoundingly won France’s landmark presidential election on Sunday, first estimates showed, defeating farright leader Marine Le Pen …

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82 Chibok girls freed – Detained extremists swap

ABUJA, Nigeria, May 7, (AP): Nigeria’s president said he will meet with 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed this weekend after being kidnapped three years ago by …

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Group explains dark side of Israel’s rule

German president seeks to end row with Israel TEL AVIV, Israel, May 7, (Agencies): Former Israeli combat soldiers who were thrust into the center of …

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6,000 migrants rescued in two days

Refugee orchestra blends diverse musical influences ROME, May 7, (AFP): Some 6,000 migrants hoping to head to Europe were rescued in the Mediterranean on Friday …

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Massive US-Saudi arms sale in works

Billions in spend ahead of Trump visit WASHINGTON, May 6, (RTRS): Washington is working to push through contracts for tens of billions of dollars in …

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Twin Manila blasts kill 2 – ‘No signs of terror’

MANILA, May 6, (AFP): Two explosions in the Philippine capital on Saturday night killed two people and injured six others, police said, just over a …

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