Iraqi Kurds free ‘vast area’ of Mt Sinjar freeing trapped Yazidis, Kurdish leader says

Assault, backed by US air strikes, ended months-long ordeal of hundreds from Yazidi religious minority, who had been besieged on the mountain since August

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Syriza’s leader seeks to reassure the markets over debt pile

Alexis Tsipras says his radical left party would seek ‘negotiated solution’ and would not make unilateral moves unless forced Continue reading...

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Syriza’s leader seeks to reassure the markets over debt pile

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Executed at age 14, George Stinney exonerated 70 years later

South Carolina electrocuted George Stinney after he was convicted of killing two white girls in 1944. The trial lasted three hours, and George's lawyer had never before represented a criminal defendant.

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Three Isis leaders killed in US-led air strikes in Iraq

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Everything’s fine, says Putin in press conference – including my love life

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Kurds ‘retake ground’ from ISIL in Iraq

Top US commander says Kurdish forces backed by US-led warplanes recapture large area in Iraq near the Syrian border.

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U.S. considers ‘proportionate’ response to Sony hacking attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures blamed on North Korea was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response.






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Kenya: Terror Law Passed Amid Fist-Fights

[Capital FM]Nairobi -The controversial Security Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 has been passed amid chaos and drama that marked its debate.

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Nigeria: Cameroon Army Kills 116 Boko Haram Fighters

[Vanguard]Cameroon's army said Thursday its troops had killed 116 Nigerian fighters from the Islamist Boko Haram group in the far north.

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