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Cameron urges parliament to back bombing of Islamic State in Syria

By William James & Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron urged MPs on Wednesday to approve bombing raids against Islamic State in Syria, saying Britain should join…

Britain poised to join Syria bombing with vote

Britain's parliament looks set to vote Wednesday in favour of joining the bombing campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria, despite growing doubts among the public & some MPs….


Peace in Syria when West ends support for 'terrorists': Assad

President Bashar al-Assad said peace would only come to war-torn Syria when the West & its Middle Eastern allies "stop supporting terrorists", in an interview aired Tuesday on Czech TV….

US Expanding Special Operations Force In Iraq

The United States is expanding its special operations force in Iraq to bolster the fight against Islamic State militants, Pentagon chief Ash Carter has said. The special operators will work…


'Watching eyes' on packaging may help cut littering

People are less likely to drop litter if it has eyes printed on it, researchers have found. A study by Newcastle University revealed if a leaflet featured watching eyes then…

Cameron urges MPs from all sides to back air strikes on Syria in vote

David Cameron urged MPs from all parties – including Jeremy Corbyn's Labour – to back his call for military action against Islamic State (IS) in Syria. The Prime Minister said…


'Dangerously Skinny' Model Petition For No. 10

A model calling for legislation to prevent young girls from getting dangerously skinny will deliver a petition to Downing Street later. Rosie Nelson will deliver the petition, signed by more than…


Labour divisions widening over Syria bombing row

Deep divisions in the Labour Party continue to spiral amid warnings of recriminations for MPs supporting David Cameron's plans to extend military action against Islamic State (IS) into Syria. RAF…

Brazilian striker Patric responds to racist tweet in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese league is investigating a racist tweet posted by a fan claiming to be a supporter of the Urawa Reds targeting Gamba Osaka's Brazilian striker Patric….


Khalil named Asian football player of the year

GURGAON, India (AP) — Ahmed Khalil of the United Arab Emirates was named the Asian player of the year Sunday at the AFC's annual awards function. The 24-year-old forward, who…