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He exhibited aerial images of a school in the southeastern part of Mosul before and after last Saturday's strike, along with aerial pictures showing damage to residential buildings in other areas. Gen. Matthew C. Isler. He says the vehicles were unoccupied and far enough away from the civilians to ensure none were harmed. The UN human rights arm noted that an additional 24 former Iraqi security forces were reportedly killed on Tuesday, for a total of at least 256 civilians executed by ISIS ...
  • Driver burnt alive on Brisbane bus

    Driver burnt alive on Brisbane bus

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    Aguek Nyok, a local cab driver who had stopped to get a haircut, said he saw the bus erupt into flames. While roundly hailed a hero for his role in kicking in the door, he said he was just doing what anybody would have done. "There were people saying we can't get the driver out". The device caused "a small fire", according to a police statement. Six people were transported to hospital with smoke inhalation and minor injuries.
  • Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

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    Mr Duterte will return to the Philippines on Thursday evening. Duterte has insulted President Barack Obama, announcing a "separation" from the U.S. "I do not need the arms". Since taking office at the end of June, Duterte has reached out to Beijing while criticizing US foreign policy. "This will be the last maneuver, war games, between the United States and the Philippine military", Duterte said, adding that he would "revise or abrogate agreements" - in reference to the 2014 agreement ...
  • Gambia Says It Will Leave The 'International Caucasian Court'

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    Kaba had said he was concerned that South Africa and Burundi's decisions would pave the way for other African states to leave the court, a possibility also raised by Kenya and Namibia. Then came Gambia, the tiny West African country. Also last week, Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza signed legislation to withdraw from the ICC.
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    Gambia's move comes after South Africa , once a strong ICC supporter under former President Nelson Mandela, notified the United Nations Secretary-General it would leave the court. Withdrawal would not take effect for one year following any formal notification to the United Nations, and Gambia can not avoid its current responsibilities under worldwide law by withdrawing from the Statute.
  • Italian Migrant Route May Break Tragic Record For 2016

    Italian Migrant Route May Break Tragic Record For 2016

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    More than 153,000 people have arrived on its shores as economic migrants and asylum seekers, already matching the total number of arrivals in 2015. UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler says the dramatic increase in the number of deaths can be attributed to more unsafe routes being taken by refugees and lower-quality vessels being used by people smugglers.
  • Syria: Aleppo rocked by heavy fighting and air strikes as ceasefire expires

    Syria: Aleppo rocked by heavy fighting and air strikes as ceasefire expires

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    The top United Nations human rights official on Friday called the weekslong bombardment and siege of rebel-held parts of Aleppo " crimes of historic proportions " that had turned the ancient Syrian city into a "slaughterhouse". Russian Federation said that civilians were not leaving the city despite the humanitarian corridor, blaming sniper fire and threats by the opposition.
  • Calais Jungle camp: Demolition to begin Monday

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    They came under the "Dubs amendment" rules which allow particularly vulnerable children - such as girls and those under 13 - refuge in the UK. British charities and lawmakers have urged French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve to ensure the safety of children in the "Jungle" Calais migrant camp during its demolition set for tomorrow.
  • Wounded await evacuation on day three of Aleppo truce

    Wounded await evacuation on day three of Aleppo truce

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    The Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebel alliance, which has said it is preparing for a big attack to break the siege of eastern Aleppo, warned residents in and around the city to stay away from Syrian government military buildings for their own safety in a statement on Saturday.
  • Troops shoot Palestinian throwing rocks in West Bank

    Troops shoot Palestinian throwing rocks in West Bank

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    During that period, attacks caused the death of 34 Israelis and five foreign nationals - two Americans , one Eritrean , one Sudanese , and one Jordanian . According to the Palestinian Maan news agency, a total of 274 individuals died during the wave of unrest starting from October 1, 2015, to September 30 of this year, including 235 Palestinians, many of whom were killed while perpetrating attacks.
  • Did Trump Launch Trump TV Network on Facebook?

    Did Trump Launch Trump TV Network on Facebook?

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    Donald Trump's presidential campaign is not over yet. The show's post-debate guests included Judge Jeanine Pirro, a host of a Fox News Channel show, and Katrina Campins, a contestant on the first season of "The Apprentice " who now works for the Trump Organization.
  • Syrian rebels capture symbolic ISIS-held town

    Syrian rebels capture symbolic ISIS-held town

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    The village, at the foot of a small hill in the fertile plains of Syria's northwest about 14 km (9 miles) from the Turkish border and 33 km north of Aleppo, has little strategic significance in its own right. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan salutes the crowd of supporters in his hometown of Rize, on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.
  • Thomas at the top in Malaysia

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    This is Lahiri s best position through 36 holes on the PGA TOUR, bettering his previous best of T3 at the 2016 CareerBuilder Challenge. Golfers will be set with the task of overcoming the west course at Kuala-Lumpur Golf and Country Club; a par-72, 6,951-yard layout which first played host to this outing in 2013.
  • Turkish jets strike Syrian Kurdish militia targets

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    Turkish jets pounded US-backed Syrian Kurds during the early hours of October 20 in an apparent attempt to prevent them from establishing a long-coveted corridor to link up territories under their control in northern Syria . In a statement , the Turkish armed forces said one Free Syrian Army fighter died and another one was injured in a series of clashes with the PYD/PKK.
  • FG Promises To Rehabilitate Released Chibok Girls

    FG Promises To Rehabilitate Released Chibok Girls

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    Mohammed said the release was a good faith measure and "the product of painstaking negotiations and trust on both sides". The parents came from around the remote northeastern town of Chibok, from which almost 300 girls were kidnapped in an April 2014 mass abduction that shocked the world.
  • Mosul offensive going faster than planned, says Iraq

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    After clearing towns and villages on the outskirts of Mosul with air support from a US-led coalition, Iraqi forces are expected to besiege the city before breaching it. IS captured Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, in a lightning advance in the summer of 2014. The offensive to seize back Mosul from Islamic State is going faster than planned, Iraq's prime minister says.
  • US says it detected failed NKorean missile launch

    US says it detected failed NKorean missile launch

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    Residents in a rural South Korean town shout slogans in protest of a plan to deploy an advanced United States missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, in their neighborhood, in Seoul , South Korea , July 21, 2016.