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US reportedly considering shooting future North Korea missile tests

The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid North Korean threats of nuclear war.

The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid North Korean threats of nuclear war.

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100 years ago, US entered World War I

This Thursday marks the 100th anniversary when the US formally entered World War One.

This Thursday marks the 100th anniversary when the US formally entered World War One.

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US intensifies Yemen airstrikes

The Pentagon says a further 20 US strikes have targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula since the middle of last week.

The Pentagon says a further 20 US strikes have targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula since the middle of last week.

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Iraqi troops "within metres" of symbolic mosque in Mosul

Recapturing the al-Nuri mosque in the western part of the city would be a hugely symbolic victory for the government troops

Recapturing the al-Nuri mosque in the western part of the city would be a hugely symbolic victory for the government troops

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Sanaa rally marks two years of conflict in Yemen

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have rallied on the streets of the Yemeni capital in support of the Houthi movement.

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have rallied on the streets of the Yemeni capital in support of the Houthi movement.

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Assisting the injured of Mosul

Iraqi federal police helped injured civilians advance through the rubble in the train station and through the muddy streets of Mosul on Sunday (19 March).

Iraqi federal police helped injured civilians advance through the rubble in the train station and through the muddy streets of Mosul on Sunday (19 March).

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Mosul residents try to resume 'normal life' after ISIL

The bustling street of the Al Naby Younis market in East Mosul proves that the residents who lived for three years under strict radical Islamic rule are now trying to return to some…

The bustling street of the Al Naby Younis market in East Mosul proves that the residents who lived for three years under strict radical Islamic rule are now trying to return to some…

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Schoolboy finds German WWII plane with pilot inside

A Danish 14-year-old has unearthed a German warplane from the Second World War while working on a school history project.

A Danish 14-year-old has unearthed a German warplane from the Second World War while working on a school history project.

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Self-harm, drugs, suicide: the future of Syria's children?

Youngsters living in the war-torn country are self-harming, taking drugs and attempting suicide to escape the horrors they have endured after six years of conflict, according to a new report by Save t

Youngsters living in the war-torn country are self-harming, taking drugs and attempting suicide to escape the horrors they have endured after six years of conflict, according to a new report by Save t

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Managing Manbij: top military brass meet in Turkey

Turkey's military chief-of-staff is meeting his US and Russian counterparts in the southern Turkish province of Antalya. Regional security, notably in northern Syria, is top of the agenda.

Turkey's military chief-of-staff is meeting his US and Russian counterparts in the southern Turkish province of Antalya. Regional security, notably in northern Syria, is top of the agenda.

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Iraqi forces 'make strides in Mosul'

Iraqi forces in western Mosul say they've taken control of a number of key buildings formerly held by ISIL.

Iraqi forces in western Mosul say they've taken control of a number of key buildings formerly held by ISIL.

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Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul as civilians flee

US-backed Iraqi forces have pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, after retaking the city’s airport from the self-styled Islamic State.

US-backed Iraqi forces have pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, after retaking the city’s airport from the self-styled Islamic State.

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Iraqi forces capture Mosul airport from ISIL

After nearly three years under ISIL control, Mosul airport is captured by Iraqi security forces, state television announces.

After nearly three years under ISIL control, Mosul airport is captured by Iraqi security forces, state television announces.

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Syrian rebels clash with ISIL in northern Syria

The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday

The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday

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Syria: ISIL-linked groups launch attacks near Golan Heights

Fighting has reportedly flared near the Golan Heights in south western Syria after ISIL linked groups launched a surprise attack on moderate rebels.

Fighting has reportedly flared near the Golan Heights in south western Syria after ISIL linked groups launched a surprise attack on moderate rebels.

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South Sudan's human rights situation "amongst the worst on the planet"

Famine has been declared in some areas of South Sudan - the first time such a declaration has been made since 2011. The country has been dogged by civil war, drought and hyperinflation. The situation

Famine has been declared in some areas of South Sudan - the first time such a declaration has been made since 2011. The country has been dogged by civil war, drought and hyperinflation. The situation

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Flows of major weapons 'highest since Cold War'

The import and export of major weapons is at its highest global level since the end of the Cold War, a new report has claimed.

The import and export of major weapons is at its highest global level since the end of the Cold War, a new report has claimed.

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Iraq: Christians find hometown in ruins

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.