Tag Archives: Iraq

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Floods paralyze Iraqi capital as heavy rain continues

BAGHDAD (AP) — After a night of intense rain storms, the joke being shared on social media Thursday assures Iraqis that they don't need to go far to catch a…

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Egypt to attend Syria talks in Vienna on Friday

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will attend international talks on the Syrian conflict taking place in Vienna on Friday, the state news agency said. Russia had asked…

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Turkey says Syrian transition guaranteeing Assad's departure needed

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday a transition was needed in Syria which guaranteed the departure of President Bashar al-Assad, adding there was no alter…

3 Palestinians killed, 4 Israelis wounded in latest violence

JERUSALEM (AP) — A wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence showed no signs of abating Sunday, as three Palestinians, including a 2-year-old & a 13-year-old, were killed by Israeli forces, & four…

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The Latest: Turkey fears more refugees from Russian strikes

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local. ___ 3:35 p.m.

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14-year-old Hawaiian cast as 'Moana' for Disney

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has found its latest princess: 14-year-old native Hawaiian Auli'i Cravalho (aw-LEE'-ee crah-VOHL'-oh). Cravalho was announced Wednesday as the star of Disney's upcoming animated adventure "Moana."…

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NATO chief says prepared to send troops to defend Turkey

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets bombing Syria…

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German finance minister seeks common EU asylum law quickly – paper

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble urged members of the European Union in a newspaper interview to quickly establish a usual European asylum law as the continent deals…