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One of the longest stand-offs in Syria’s five year conflict is coming to an end.
It has been the most significant stronghold for ISIL outside Syria and Iraq.
Iraq has executed by hanging 36 men who were convicted over the killings of up to 1,700 military recruits at former US base Camp Speicher near Tikrit in 2014.
Afghan troops have forced the Taliban out of a strategic district in the northern province of Kunduz, just hours after the militant group had taken control of the district on…
Turkey’s prime minister said his country would play a more active role in the conflict.
Ukraine’s defence ministry says two soldiers were killed and eight wounded in a 24-hour period on the frontline of the war-torn Donbass region.
President Poroshenko of Ukraine has warned he may bring in martial law because of increased tension in the east with pro-Russian separatists.
The United Nations has welcomed Russia saying it will support a 48-hour ceasefire in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo with the first "humanitarian pause" next week.
A video of a boy sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Aleppo has highlighted the desperation of the Syrian civil war and the struggle for control of t