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Bolivian President Morales opens 'anti-imperialist' military academy

Bolivian President Evo Morales has opened an "anti-imperialist" army academy in response to a former US program training Latin American military …

Venezuela

Aerial close encounter between US, Syrian jets

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two American F-22s on patrol over Hasakah, Syria, flew within a mile of two Syrian Su-24 fighter jets and "encouraged" them to leave Friday, a US defense official told CNN.<p>The close encounter comes only a day after two Syrian warplanes attacked the Kurds, a key US ally, forcing US special …

Middle East

Syria War: Russian Cruise Missiles Target Aleppo From Mediterranean Warships

BEIRUT/MOSCOW — Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea fired cruise missiles at targets near Aleppo on Friday, a further sign of Moscow's broadening military effort in Syria days after it began to fly bombing missions from an airbase in Iran.<p>Russian air power had helped Syrian President Bashar …

Middle East

Omran Daqneesh's brother Ali dies from wounds suffered in Aleppo airstrike

When the bombs came crashing down on the Daqneesh family home, one son emerged from the rubble almost unscathed and instantly became a global symbol.<p>The other son died quietly in hospital completely unknown to the world.<p>It emerged Saturday that Omran Daqneesh’s older brother Ali had succumbed to …

Middle East

'Pokemon Go' Tour in Karachi, Pakistan, Lets You Catch 'Em All

KARACHI, Pakistan — It is one of the world's most violent places — where criminals, chronic power outages and even terrorist cells are part of life for many of its 20 million residents.<p>But despite its chaos, Karachi has not escaped the "Pokemon Go" craze that has swept the globe this summer.<p>The …

Pokémon

Mexico judge grants El Chapo temporary stay of extradition to US

Stay granted until arguments can be heard on two appeals arguing statute of limitations has run out and some accusations are based on hearsay<p>A judge in Mexico has granted a temporary stay of extradition for the Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán until arguments can be heard on two appeals …

Mexico

IS repels advance by US-backed Syria rebels near Iraq border

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants on Wednesday pushed back U.S.-trained Syrian rebels from the outskirts of a town on the Iraqi border, in a setback to a budding offensive that aims to sever the militants' transit link between the two countries, a rebel spokesman said.<p>The Islamic State-linked …

Middle East

Human rights groups call for removal of Saudi Arabia from UN body

Two of the world's biggest human rights watchdogs are calling for Saudi Arabia to be suspended from the United Nations Human Rights Council, arguing Riyadh's abysmal treatment of civilians at home and abroad should disqualify it from sitting on a body dedicated to promoting freedom and dignity for …

Human Rights

Istanbul airport attackers identified as Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals

ISTANBUL — The three suicide bombers who brought horror and bloodshed to Istanbul’s main airport were identified Thursday as nationals from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, adding fresh leads for investigators digging into suspected Islamic State networks.<p>The various homelands underscored …

Extremism

Russia will agree to an Assad exit in Syria — but not yet

Getting to that point could take years, and in the meantime Russia is prepared to keep backing Assad, regardless of international pressure to jettison him, those sources said.<p>Such steadfast support is likely to further complicate already stalled peace talks with Assad's opponents and sour relations …

Middle East

Iraqi, U.S. aircraft bomb convoy of Islamic State fighters fleeing Fallujah with their families

BAGHDAD — A mixture of U.S. coalition and Iraqi aircraft have targeted two large masses of Islamic State vehicles as they escaped from the outskirts of Fallujah, destroying more than 150 vehicles and killing militants, according to U.S. and Iraqi officials.<p>The Iraqi Ministry of Defense posted …

Middle East

Hand-dug Holocaust escape tunnel discovered in Lithuania

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Jewish prisoners used spoons and their bare hands to dig the tunnel in Lithuania's Ponar forest during World War II, hoping it would lead them to freedom.<p>In the end, 15 managed to escape -- but only 11 survived.<p>Now, a group of researchers using ground-penetrating radar has found the …

World History

Pro-Islamic State Twitter account threatens attack at Heathrow Airport

A pro-Islamic State Twitter account is warning of attacks at Heathrow, Los Angeles International and New York Kennedy airports during the July 4 weekend, according to an organisation that monitors extremist websites.<p>The account reportedly said that attacks would be carried out on planes "flying …

Istanbul Atatürk Airport

US military willing to help amid abductions in south-east Asia: official

More than two dozen Indonesian and Malaysian crewmen have been kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf militants and their allies since April<p>The US military is concerned about a series of attacks and abductions of tugboat crewmen by Abu Sayyaf extremists in south-east Asian waters and is willing to lend a hand if …

Asia

Mexico City chokes on its congestion problem

Authorities are trying to reduce pollution in the capital but confused policy-making and rising car ownership are reducing the city to poisonous gridlock<p>Every morning, Adriana Carlos leaves her home on the southern fringes of Mexico City at 7am for what should be a manageable journey to her office …

Mexico City

South Sudan is on the verge of another civil war

<i>(This post has been updated.)</i><p>A day after South Sudan marked its fifth year of independence, the world’s youngest country is on the verge of sliding back into civil war. At least 272 people have been killed as rival government factions clashed over the weekend in Juba, dimming hopes that the latest …

Africa

Syria: Rebels' bid to reopen Aleppo supply line foiled

Syrian regime forces have repelled a fierce assault by opposition fighters seeking to reopen their only supply route into Aleppo city, killing at least 29 rebels, a monitoring group said on Sunday.<p>The offensive sought to push government forces back from Castello Road, which leads into the …

Middle East

U.S. to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul offensive | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United States is stepping up its military campaign against Islamic State by sending hundreds more troops to assist Iraqi forces in an expected push on the city of Mosul, the militants’ largest stronghold, later this year.<p>U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made the …

National Security

Iranian boats approach Centcom commander's ship

<b>(CNN) —</b> The four-star commander of the U.S. Central Command got an unexpected, up close and personal look Monday at the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy when a U.S. Navy warship he was on was approached by five armed Iranian craft in the Arabian Gulf.<p>Gen. Joseph Votel was on board the USS New …

Military
Middle East

Syria: Assad forces advance in northern Latakia

Syrian government forces have taken control of a major town in the coastal province of Latakia, as fierce fighting continues in areas across the country.<p>The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad regained control of Kinsabba on …

Middle East

Turkey's Erdogan vows talks on death penalty for coup plotters

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he'll discuss the possibility of capital punishment for those involved in an attempted coup against …

North Africa

EU: Turkey can't join if it introduces death penalty

<b>(CNN) —</b> Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told CNN he would approve reinstating the death penalty if lawmakers backed the measure in Parliament. He called the attempted coup on Friday a "clear crime of treason."<p>In his first one-on-one interview since the attempted coup by a faction of the …

South Asia
Russia

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Iraq: Army to dig 'security trench' around Fallujah

The Iraqi military will use a medieval tactic to keep control of Fallujah after recapturing it from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group last month: It is digging a trench around the city.<p>The trench will have a single opening for residents to move in and out of …

Islamic State (ISIS)