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Kurds Hoping To Fight ISIS In Kobani Are Trapped By Turkish Suspicions

Syrian defenders of the mainly Kurdish border town of Kobani say an increase in coalition airstrikes — and better coordination with the air support — have helped them hold off the more heavily armed fighters from the so-called Islamic State.<p>Each day, cars and vans carrying Kobani residents, Turkish …

Three Dutch Bikers Have Joined the War Against ISIS

Three members of a motorcycle club from the Netherlands have joined Kurdish fighters in Iraq to help in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq …

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‘Inherent Resolve’: Military campaign against ISIS gets a name

More than two months after the U.S. first launched airstrikes against the Islamic State, the military mission has a name: “Inherent Resolve.”<p>A senior military source confirmed to Fox News that “Inherent Resolve” officially has been chosen as the title of the operation.<p>The name comes after questions …

Iran says progress made in 'very difficult' nuclear talks in Vienna

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and the United States said they made some progress in high-level nuclear talks but much work remained to clinch a breakthrough deal by a late-November deadline.<p>Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif walks down an aisle at the 69th United Nations General Assembly at …

Attacks in Baghdad kill at least 50 people

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants unleashed a wave of attacks in Iraq on Thursday, mainly targeting Shiite areas in and around the capital of Baghdad, killing …

EU has one last chance to reform, says David Cameron

David Cameron says he will give the European Union one last chance to reform in yet another hint he could be prepared to lead Britain to the exit door in the next parliament.<p>The prime minister said he and others in Britain did not want an EU army, flag or single unified country, but instead for the …

Putin keeps Merkel waiting in Milan

MILAN (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's diplomatic blitz on Ukraine got off to a rocky start Thursday when he kept German Chancellor Angela …

Nepal blizzards and avalanches claim many lives

<b>A blizzard and several avalanches in the Himalayas in central Nepal are reported to have killed at least 26 trekkers and three farmers.</b><p>The highest number of deaths - two Israelis, two Poles and eight Nepalese - happened when a blizzard hit a point on the Annapurna Circuit.<p>Many trekkers returning …