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Belgium detains one person in new search in Paris attacks case

Brussels (AFP) – Belgian police detained for questioning one person on Wednesday following a new search in the troubled Brussels immigrant neighborhood of Molenbeek in connection with the deadly Paris…

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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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French jihadist Mouadan was close to Paris attacker: investigators

Paris (AFP) – French jihadist Charaffe el Mouadan, who the United States said Tuesday was killed in Syria, was close to at least one of the gunmen who carried out…

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IS leader linked to Paris attacks 'mastermind' killed in Syria

Washington (AFP) – An Islamic State leader with "direct" ties to the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks was among 10 of the group's higher-ups killed in Syria & Iraq…

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In Christmas message, pope speaks out on conflicts, migrants

Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis offered a Christmas message Friday of mitigated hope for an end to the world's conflicts, backing recent accords on Syria & Libya & praising…

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In final year, Obama seeks to stave off lame-duck status

WASHINGTON (AP) — In June, during one of the best stretches of his presidency, Barack Obama strode through a West Wing hallway exclaiming, “Offense! Stay on offense!” It was a…

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Enraged cabbies unite worldwide against Uber in 2015

New Delhi (AFP) – From London & Paris to New Delhi & Sao Paulo, traditional taxi drivers united worldwide against Uber in 2015, a year that saw riots, legal battles…

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Brussels police raid home, make arrests in Paris attacks probe

Brussels (AFP) – Belgian police searched a home in the centre of Brussels on Sunday & made two arrests in connection with a probe into last month's terror attacks in…

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Paris attacks suspect got past three police checks: source

Brussels (AFP) – Wanted fugitive Salah Abdeslam, suspected of involvement in last month's Paris attacks, received past three police checks in France as he fled to Belgium just hours after…

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Brussels police raid home, make arrest in Paris attacks probe

Brussels (AFP) – Belgian police searched a home in the centre of Brussels on Sunday & made one arrest in connection with a probe into last month's terror attacks in…

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