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Myanmar ferry accident leaves dozens dead

At least 33 people have drowned after an overcrowded ferry capsized in northwestern Myanmar, government officials said.<p>The vessel was carrying more than 200 passengers when it encountered bad weather and was hit by huge waves on its journey from the coastal town of Taunggok to Sittwe, capital of …


Iraqis seize town from Islamic State in push toward Tikrit

Iraqi security forces on Tuesday retook a town next to the militant-held city of Tikrit as they pressed their offensive against Islamic State militants, two military officials said.<p>The battle for Saddam Hussein's hometown is a key test for the Iraqi forces as they struggle to win back some of …