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Iraqi army says 25 Daesh militants killed in Kirkuk, north

The Iraqi army announced on Sunday that 25 members of the Daesh militant group also known as Daesh had been killed and a number of the group’s sites and equipment were destroyed in Kirkuk, 300 km north of the capital, Baghdad.

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Utah mayor killed in "insider attack" in Afghanistan, officials say

The mayor of a Utah city was killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state’s National Guard, the town’s temporary mayor Brent Chugg confirmed to CBS Salt Lake City affiliate KUTV. North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor died Saturday in an apparent “insider attack” in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

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۱۶ killed in Taliban attack on Ghazni City, eastern Afghanistan

Sixteen people have been killed and 33 others injured after Taliban militants launched a big offensive on Ghazni city, the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Mass strike erupts in Buenos Aires after two school workers die from gas explosion

On Friday, teachers in Argentina’s province of Buenos Aires carried out a one-day strike to protest the deaths of two public-school employees as the result of a gas explosion in the town of Moreno, on the western outskirts of the capital city of Buenos Aires.

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Zimbabwe president calls for calm after deadly violence mars vote

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged his country’s political leaders to pursue peace after three people were killed in clashes between opposition protesters and security forces in the capital Harare on Wednesday, overshadowing parliamentary and presidential elections.

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Yemeni officials say airstrike in Sanaa kills at least 4

Yemeni security officials say a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the capital has killed at least four civilians and wounded over 10 others.

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Protesters demand resignation of Nicaraguan president after unrest

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in the capital of Nicaragua on Monday to demand the resignation of the country’s president after a violent crackdown by police on protests that have left at least nine dead.

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The Latest: Syrian army says it has retaken eastern Ghouta

The Syrian army has declared the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus “fully liberated” after the last group of gunmen left the town of Douma.

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Islamic State haunts northern Iraq months after its defeat

On a desolate highway in northern Iraq last week, nine federal police officers packed into a large SUV were stopped at a checkpoint they had never seen before. Behind them, a taxi carrying a handful of other officers lagged behind on the long drive from the northern city of Kirkuk back to the capital, Baghdad.

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Taliban attack kills 5 Afghan police

An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked security positions northwest of the capital, killing at least five police.

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As Western banks leave, China adds Brunei to new silk road

On a tiny island off Brunei’s northern tip on the South China Sea, thousands of Chinese workers are building a refinery and petrochemical complex, along with a bridge connecting it to the capital, Bandar Seri Begawan.

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Far-right nationalists rally in Bulgarian capital

Hundreds of Bulgarian nationalists marched in the capital, Sofia, on Saturday in an annual demonstration paying homage to General Hristo Lukov, who was known for his anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi activities during World War II.

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Strong 7.2 Mexico quake cuts power and damages homes; no deaths reported

A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and four southwest states, the federal electricity commission said, but no deaths were reported.

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Militants attack Afghan army post near military academy in capital

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack near the Marshal Fahim military academy in the western outskirts of the capital, Kabul, according to the militant group’s Amaq news agency. [L8N1PO0B3]

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Islamic state claims responsibility for attack in Kabul- Amaq

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack near one of Afghanistan’s main military academies in the capital, Kabul, on Monday, according to the militant group’s Amaq news agency.

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Tunisia’s Bread Protests Expand amid Heavy Military Deployment

Protests in Tunisia have expanded to major cities such as Beja, Nabeul, Qebily, Bizerte and Sidi Bouzid, after initially breaking out in a number of poor neighborhoods in the capital, and in Monouba, Gafsa and Kasserine.

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