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Qayyarah (Iraq) (AFP) - Iraqi forces on Thursday pushed the Islamic State group from Qayyarah, a northern town considered strategic for any future offensive against the jihadists' last stronghold of …

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has killed at least 241 people and the toll could rise as rescue teams work through the rubble.

Beijing (AFP) - China's military will provide training for Syrian armed forces, a spokesman for Beijing's defence ministry said Thursday, adding it would take place on Chinese soil.

Amatrice (Italy) (AFP) - The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy was revised downwards to 241 Thursday but officials cautioned it could rise again as rescuers continued a grim …

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry was holding talks with his Gulf counterparts and a British minister in Saudi Arabia on Thursday on the conflicts in Yemen, Syria and …

Washington (AFP) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has warned that his anti-secrecy campaign will release new documents concerning Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, which could be …

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