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Turkish warplanes hit Islamic State in Syria as part of U.S. coalition

Turkish warplanes hit Islamic State in Syria as part of U.S. coalition

Mitch Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff
September 1, 2015
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ISTANBUL - Turkish warplanes struck seven Islamic State targets north of Aleppo, Syria, in the first Turkish contribution to a U.S. led coalition to weaken the Islamic militant group's grasp on much of eastern Syria, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. "Our jets started last night to carry out ...

UN accuses Islamic State of war crimes in Syria

UN accuses Islamic State of war crimes in Syria

JOHN ZAROCOSTAS, TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE
November 18, 2014
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GENEVA – Members of the Islamic State have carried out war crimes on "a massive scale" against captured fighters and civilians in areas of northeast Syria under its control, United Nations investigators said Friday. "ISIS has beheaded, shot and stoned men, women and children in public places in...

G-20 leaders call for more money, manpower and equipment to fight Ebola

G-20 leaders call for more money, manpower and equipment to fight Ebola

ANITA KUMAR, TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE
November 18, 2014
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BRISBANE, Australia – President Barack Obama and other leaders of the world's largest economies urged governments worldwide to swiftly send money, health-care workers and equipment to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in the West Africa. "We invite those governments that have yet to do so to join...

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