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US and Russia fail to close deal on ending violence in Syria

Saturday 27 August 2016 06:41

The United States and Russia failed on Friday to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation and a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria, saying they still have issues to resolve.

US and Russia fail to close deal on ending violence in Syria

Saturday 27 August 2016 06:41

The United States and Russia failed on Friday to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation and a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria, saying they still have issues to resolve.

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Turkey signals no quick end to Syria incursion

Friday 26 August 2016 21:05

Turkish forces will remain in Syria for as long as it takes to cleanse the border of Islamic State and other militants, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday.

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Italy quake death toll hits 267, state funeral planned

Friday 26 August 2016 16:38

Hopes of finding more survivors faded on Friday three days after a powerful earthquake hit central Italy, with the death toll rising to 267.

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Judge sets D-Day for release of Clinton emails on 2012 Libya attack

Friday 26 August 2016 06:05

A US judge ordered the State Department on Thursday to release by September 13 any emails it finds between Hillary Clinton and the White House from the week of the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya.

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Iran vessels make 'high speed intercept' of US warship

Thursday 25 August 2016 16:20

The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said two of the Iranian vessels came within 300 yards of the USS Nitze in an incident that was unsafe and unprofessional.

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Brazil's Senate opens Rousseff's impeachment trial

Thursday 25 August 2016 16:11

Suspended President Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first female president, will appear before the 81 senators next Monday to defend herself.

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Italy quake death toll nears 250 as rescuers search demolished towns

Thursday 25 August 2016 14:17

The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy reached at least 241 people on Thursday and could rise further.

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Report finds Syrian govt responsible for two chlorine attacks

Thursday 25 August 2016 06:42

A year-long investigative report to establish culpability in the use of chemical weapons in Syria has found enough evidence in three cases to apportion blame.

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Italy rescuers toil through night seeking quake survivors

Thursday 25 August 2016 06:19

Rescue teams were working through the night to try to find survivors under the rubble that remained of central Italian towns flattened by an earthquake that hit in the early hours of Wednesday.

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Brazil's Senate to open Rousseff's impeachment trial

Thursday 25 August 2016 06:19

Brazil's Senate will open the impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Thursday.

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