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Turks, Belgians report foiling plans for holiday attacks

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — With less than 48 hours left in 2015, Turkey on Wednesday became the latest country to announce the foiling of a holiday attack plot, detaining two…

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Clinton calls IS killings of Christians, Yazidis 'genocide'

BERLIN, New Hampshire (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she now believes the Islamic State group's persecution of Christians, the Yazidi minority & other religious & ethnic minorities…

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110 journalists killed in 2015, mostly in 'peaceful' countries

Paris (AFP) – A total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday, noting that while many died in war zones…

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Exclusive: Seized documents reveal Islamic State's Department of 'War Spoils'

By Jonathan Landay, Warren Strobel & Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Islamic State has set up departments to handle "war spoils," including slaves, & the exploitation of natural resources such…

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Bosnia says arrests foiled Islamist attack in Sarajevo

Sarajevo (AFP) – A Bosnian anti-terrorism prosecutor has said the recent arrests of 11 suspected jihadists prevented an attack that purportedly would have killed around 100 holiday revellers in Sarajevo,…

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Exclusive: Seized documents reveal Islamic State's Department of 'War Spoils'

By Jonathan Landay, Warren Strobel & Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Islamic State has set up departments to handle "war spoils," including slaves, & the exploitation of natural resources such…

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Democrats find an unlikely ally on Muslims: George W Bush

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are turning to an unlikely ally, George W. Bush, to respond to Republican pledges to declare war on "radical Islamic terrorism. President Barack Obama, under pressure…

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US hits Islamic State group with 17 Christmas Day airstrikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the United States hit Islamic State group targets in Iraq & Syria with 17 airstrikes on Christmas Day. The strikes targeting Islamic State fighters,…

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On Muslims, Democrats find an unlikely ally: George W Bush

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taunted by Republicans to declare war on "radical Islamic terrorism," Democrats are turning to an unlikely ally: George W. Bush. President Barack Obama, under pressure to be…

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Judge lets stand terrorism case against 'YoungLionness'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has let stand the case against a Philadelphia woman accused of plotting to join the Islamic State group in Syria. Keonna Thomas, 30, was…

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