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Iraqi General Urges ISIS Militants in Mosul to Surrender

Last edited 19th October 2016

A senior Iraqi general on Wednesday called on Iraqis fighting for ISIS in Mosul to surrender as a wide-scale operation to retake the militant-held city entered its third day.


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Saudi Arabia Executes Prince for Murder

Last edited 18th October 2016

Saudi Arabia has executed a member of the royal family for murder, in a rare case involving one of the thousands of members of the House of Saud.


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Boko Haram Releases 21 Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Last edited 16th October 2016

Radical Islamist militant group Boko Haram has released 21 schoolgirls kidnapped from the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 in a deal with the national government.


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Leaked Emails Show Clinton Campaign Head Discussing 'Revolution' Against Bishops

Last edited 13th October 2016

In a leaked email hacked from a private account, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign appears to discuss with a progressive figure whether it is possible to “plant the seeds of the revolution” against the U.S. bishops and their stances.


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Australian Opposition Blocks Government Plans for Public Vote on Same-sex Marriage

Last edited 11th October 2016

The Australian opposition on Tuesday decided to block government plans for a public but non-binding vote on recognising gay marriage, arguing it would better if the issue was decided in Parliament.


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China's 'Disgraceful' Human Rights Record Gets Worse Every Year

Last edited 9th October 2016

China's "utterly disgraceful" human rights record is not just bad, it’s getting worse every year, a new Congressional report has warned.


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Faith and Public Policy Discussed at the Vice-Presidential Candidates Debate

Last edited 5th October 2016

The topic of abortion made an appearance at the vice presidential debate last night, as both candidates discussed the role of faith in their lives, and how it aligns with their political views.


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Kunduz Assault: Afghan Forces 'In Control of City'

Last edited 3rd October 2016

Afghan security forces are back in control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz, Nato forces and local police say.


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Shimon Peres, Former Israeli President, Dies Aged 93

Last edited 28th September 2016

Shimon Peres, who served twice as Israel's prime minister and once as president, has died at the age of 93.


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US Election: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to face off in first US presidential debate

Last edited 26th September 2016

This first of three nationally televised debates will give the candidates a chance to introduce themselves — or re-introduce themselves — to sceptical American voters who will be watching closely for the slightest misstep, awkward gesture or fatal altercation. The moderator has already announced three of the six themes for questions: America's direction, achieving prosperity and securing America.


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