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U.S. calls on allies to repatriate Islamic State prisoners from Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department called on countries to take in and prosecute hundreds of foreign fighters captured…

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Turkey arrests suspect in 2015 U.S. consulate shooting: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish security forces on Saturday arrested a suspect in an armed attack on the U.S. consulate in…

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Nigeria vice president survives chopper crash weeks before election

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo speaks at the launch of Google free wifi project in Lagos, Nigeria July 26,…

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Nigerian vice president safe after helicopter crash lands: spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo speaks at the launch of Google free wifi project in Lagos, Nigeria July 26,…

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Suicide car bomb explosion in Somalia leaves casualties: police

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A suicide car bomb exploded outside a military base for Ethiopian soldiers in southern Somalia on Saturday,…

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One guard dead, five hurt in attack as Iran holds anniversary

DUBAI (Reuters) – One member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards was killed and five were wounded in an attack on a…

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U.N. raises ‘serious doubts’ whether Bahrain opposition leaders got fair trial

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. Human Rights Office said on Friday there were “serious doubts” whether three Bahraini opposition leaders…

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Pope wants ‘new page in history’ on first trip to Arabian peninsula

VATICAN CITY/ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Pope Francis is hoping to persuade a country enmeshed in a regional war that he…

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Reuters journalists in Myanmar appeal to Supreme Court against conviction

YANGON (Reuters) – Lawyers for two Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar lodged an appeal on Friday at…

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Myanmar policeman who detailed Reuters reporters’ entrapment freed from jail

YANGON (Reuters) – A Myanmar policeman who told a court last year how officers planted secret documents on two Reuters…