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Syrian regime fighting IS on edge of Palmyra: rights observers

Beirut (AFP) - Islamic State jihadists battled Syrian regime forces on Friday on the outskirts of Palmyra, the ancient town from which they were chased out eight months ago, rights observers said.


Grand Rapids (United States) (AFP) - Donald Trump plunged his quest for America's next top diplomat back into the spotlight by confirming that one frontrunner, outspoken former New York mayor Rudy …

Mexico City (AFP) - Ten years after Mexican troops were unleashed against drug cartels, the country will mark the anniversary without fanfare on Sunday, with murders rising again and the military …

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