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Obama to send more special forces, troops to Syria

HANOVER: President Barack Obama said Monday the US would send up to 250 more special forces and other military personnel to Syria to help rebels fight the militant Islamic State (IS) group. Obama was in Germany for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, and both later …

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US-Daesh: Responsibility for those you tamed

US President Barack Obama presided over a meeting of the National Security Council in the Ministry of Defence where he made a statement on the fight against Daesh (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization). Are the Americans really going to review their anti-terrorism strategy? …

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Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about surge in Syria violence

HANOVER (Reuters) – US President Barack Obama said during a visit to Germany on Sunday that he was “deeply concerned” about a surge in violence in Syria, where government forces have stepped up bombing of rebel-held areas around the strategic city of Aleppo. Speaking after …

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Syria regime says Assad ouster ‘red line’ ahead of peace talks

GENEVA (AFP) – Syria’s warring sides clashed over the fate of President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday.With the government vowing his ouster remains a “red line” for looming peace talks while the opposition vowed to see him go — dead or alive. The UN-brokered, indirect negotiations …

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India nuclear reactor shut down after water leak

AHMEDABAD: A reactor at a nuclear plant in western India was shut down Friday after a water leak was discovered, officials said, stressing that workers had not been exposed to radiation. No radioactive material had leaked from the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in the coastal …

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Oil prices dip after rally but supply worries persist

SINGAPORE (AFP) – Oil prices held most of the previous day s strong gains Thursday, but while a dive in US gasoline stockpiles fuelled hopes for a pick-up in demand, traders remain on edge over the long-running supply glut. Both main contracts soared on Wednesday, …

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Pakistan ‘breaches obligations’ on nuclear arms, UN court told

THE HAGUE (UNS/AFP) – Pakistan is violating its “obligations” to the international community by failing to reduce its nuclear arsenal, the Marshall Islands told the UN’s highest court on Tuesday. The small Pacific Island nation in this week is launching three unusual cases against India, …

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Syrian opposition casts doubt on U.N. peace talk plan

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian rebels said on Wednesday they were under fierce government attack near the Turkish border despite a cessation of hostilities agreement and a representative cast doubt on whether U.N.-backed peace talks would go ahead on March 9 as planned. The agreement drawn …

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India provides explosives and weapons to IS, report claims

ISLAMABAD -UNS – A report in American media has revealed that India is second biggest supplier of explosives to the Islamic State (IS) and that the weapons are directly sent to Turkey for further distribution to Syria. The American newspaper reveals that India is the …

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Christians facing big threat from ISIS : Rodrigue

President of Levant Party of Lebanon, Rodrigue Khoury has said that the Christians are facing big threat from ISIS and other extremist group in the region. In the ISIS occupied territories, the Christians are obliged to convert to Islam or to be displaced, or to …

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