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Germany: Merkel’s party backs tougher rules on dual citizens

BERLIN — Delegates from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party have voted in favor of scrapping rules that allow the children of immigrants to be...
IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi army said on Wednesday that Islamic State militants launched an overnight attack against security forces in the southeastern part of...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates has called the police killing of an Emirati man in Ohio a "painful incident" that...
The Latest: Syria military gains ground in Aleppo’s Old City

BEIRUT — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): ...
Syrian rebels pull back further as military gains in Aleppo

BEIRUT — Syrian government troops and allied militiamen seized more ground in Aleppo's ancient quarters on Wednesday, further widening their control over an enclave...
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SANAA, Yemen — The Yemeni government says 60 nationals are feared drowned in the Arabian Sea, after their vessel went missing for days. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — Government agents ordered a journalist working for The Associated Press out of South Sudan on Tuesday, taking him to the airport in...
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CAIRO — An internal investigation committee said on Tuesday that the Saudi-led military coalition accidentally bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Yemen, which...
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UNITED NATIONS — The fight against terrorism has produced results in Libya but those gains are not irreversible, the U.N.'s special envoy to the...
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BENGHAZI, Libya — The last buildings occupied by Islamic State militants in Sirte have fallen into hands of Libyan fighters on Tuesday, officials said,...

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