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A new battle in Iraq gives Iran the upper hand - Washington Post


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A new battle in Iraq gives Iran the upper hand
Washington Post
Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. For months, there have been warnings that the Islamic State ...
US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates BBC News
Risk Premium Returns to Oil Over Iraq Fighting, Rising US-Iran Tensions New York Times
Battle for Iraq's Future Unfolds Around 90-Year-Old Oil Field Bloomberg
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Somalia Blasts Expose Security Failings and Possible Shabab Infiltration - New York Times


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Somalia Blasts Expose Security Failings and Possible Shabab Infiltration
New York Times
Somali security forces at the scene of the double truck bombings in Mogadishu, the capital, which killed at least 270 people on Saturday. Credit Mohamed Abdiwahab/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. MOGADISHU, Somalia — Car bombs, grenade ...
Terrorist attack in Somalia underscores al-Shabab's resilience Washington Post
Violence Begets Violence in Somalia The Atlantic
A Somalia bombing killed hundreds; officials figure it must have been Shabab extremists — again Los Angeles Times
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Behind the dramatic rescue of American-Canadian couple from Haqqani captivity - Fox News


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Behind the dramatic rescue of American-Canadian couple from Haqqani captivity
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After being held hostage for more than five years, Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband and the three children are free but not yet home. Armed with information from U.S. intelligence, Pakistani soldiers staged a dramatic but successful rescue ...
Canadian hostage reveals why couple had kids in captivity CBS News
Ex Hostage Tells AP Why He Had Kids in Captivity U.S. News & World Report
Man Rescued From Taliban Didn't Believe Donald Trump Was President Newsweek
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Investigative Journalist in Malta Is Killed in Car Bombing - New York Times


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Investigative Journalist in Malta Is Killed in Car Bombing
New York Times
Forensic experts looked for evidence after a car explosion killed an investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, in Bidnija, Malta, on Monday. Credit Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters. An investigative journalist in Malta who exposed her island nation's ...
Bomb Kills Journalist Who Exposed Malta's Ties to Tax Havens U.S. News & World Report
A Maltese Journalist Who Reported on the Panama Papers Has Been Killed by a Car Bomb TIME
Journalist killed in Malta car bomb after 'Panama Papers' reporting New York Daily News
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Kurz and charisma: What propels young leaders to power? - BBC News


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Kurz and charisma: What propels young leaders to power?
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In Austria they call him "Wunderwuzzi" - meaning "whizzkid" or "hotshot". At just 31, the conservative Sebastian Kurz is poised to become Europe's youngest leader, after giving the Austrian People's Party a dramatic makeover. No detail is too small for ...
In Election, Austria's Nazi Past Raises Its Head New York Times
No new ski boycott: EU changes tune on Austrian right Reuters
Austrian election a thumb in the eye of the elites Washington Times
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North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment' - Washington Post


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North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'
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UNITED NATIONS — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly's ...
North Korea Warns That Nuclear War Could 'Break Out Any Moment' Bloomberg
Can North Korea's missiles deliver an atomic weapon to the US mainland? Maybe. Los Angeles Times
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The Memo: Trump keeps beating 2016 drum - The Hill


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The Memo: Trump keeps beating 2016 drum
The Hill
Twice on Monday — on Twitter and then at his Rose Garden news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children's health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see ...
'Hillary, please run!' Trump jokes, says 'whole Russia thing' was an excuse for Democrats' 2016 loss Washington Post
Trump slams Clinton for defending NFL anthem kneelers, says that 'thinking' is why she lost Fox News
Hillary Clinton breaks toe after falling down stairs during her London book tour New York Daily News
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The Latest: Spain lowers growth forecast amid uncertainty - Washington Post


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The Latest: Spain lowers growth forecast amid uncertainty
Washington Post
BARCELONA, Spain — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):. 12:20 a.m.. The Spanish government is lowering the country's economic growth forecast for 2018 from 2.6 to 2.3 percent, blaming the political uncertainty in ...
Spain High Court jails two Catalan separatist leaders pending investigation Reuters
Two Catalan separatists in Spanish custody BBC News
Spain Seeks Jail for Catalan Police Chief as Rebels Plow Ahead Bloomberg
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There's a hospital ship waiting for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on it - CNN


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There's a hospital ship waiting for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on it
CNN
San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) Sammy Rolon is living in a makeshift clinic set up at a school. He has cerebral palsy and epilepsy and is bedridden. He's waiting for surgery that was scheduled before Hurricane Maria smashed into Puerto Rico. Now, he can't ...
San Juan Mayor: It May Be Easy To Disregard Puerto Rico Because We're A US Colony HuffPost

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