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Brother of US man killed fighting for Daesh sentenced

Related Articles SAN DIEGO: The brother of a San Diego man believed to be the first American citizen killed while fighting alongside the Daesh in Syria has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on terrorism-related charges.Marchello Dsaun McCain was ...

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Fighting Rages in Syria’s Last Major Insurgent Stronghold

Advertisement GENEVA — The United Nations expressed alarm on Thursday about a surge of fighting and destruction in northwestern Syria’s Idlib Province, the last major area of the country held by insurgents, where assaults by Russian-backed Syrian forces have put ...

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Nearly 100,000 displaced by fighting in northwest Syria: UN

Related Articles BEIRUT: Nearly 100,000 people have been displaced since early December by fighting in northwestern Syria, where the regime is waging an offensive against militants, the United Nations said on Wednesday.Russian-backed regime forces launched an offensive at the end ...

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Fighting Climate Change, One Laundry Load at a Time

Experts in the study of fungi are playing a bigger role in improving laundry detergents and, by extension, leading efforts to cut energy use. Two Novozymes employees, Sara Landvik, left, and Mikako Sasa, looking for mushrooms in Hareskoven Forest, near ...

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Fierce fighting kills dozens in northwest Syria

Related Articles AL-TAMANA, Syria: Intense fighting killed dozens of people on the edge of the last Syrian province entirely outside regime control as aid workers completed a series of medical evacuations from another opposition-held area on Friday.The regime and allied ...

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Cameraman killed during fighting in northwest Syria

Damascus: A Syrian cameraman working for pro-regime TV network Sama was killed Friday while covering clashes on the edge of the northwestern province of Idlib, state news agency SANA reported.“The terrorists targeted a press team from the Sama satellite channel ...

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Ukraine Fighting Pauses, Briefly, for Big Prisoner Exchange

Advertisement MOSCOW — After a sharp escalation in fighting this month between the Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists, the two sides took an unusual break from shelling each other on Wednesday to carry out their biggest exchange of prisoners since ...

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Dying for a paycheck: the Russian civilians fighting in Syria

ORENBURG, Russia (Reuters) – When Vladimir Kabunin signed up as a private military contractor, he saw a chance to make a wage much higher than any he could earn in his provincial Russian hometown. Happy to be able to support ...

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Deadly Fighting Erupts in Kashmir

Deadly Fighting Erupts in Kashmir

Advertisement SRINAGAR, Kashmir — A woman was killed during anti-India protests in Kashmir on Tuesday after a gun battle that killed two rebels, the police and villagers said. The fighting erupted after Indian troops cordoned off a village in the ...

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John McCain, Fighting Brain Cancer, Likely to Miss Vote on Tax Overhaul

Advertisement WASHINGTON — Senator John McCain of Arizona, who is battling brain cancer, appears likely to miss the Senate’s vote this week to approve a sweeping tax overhaul, though President Trump said on Sunday that the senator would return if ...

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