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Feb 15 2016

Syrian Army reportedly planning attack on IS-held city of Raqqa

Critics say that by agreeing to an early cessation of hostilities Kerry is acceding to President Bashar al-Assad's recent territorial gains, with the support of heavy Rus...

Feb 15 2016

Yellow wind warning for Reading and rest of Berkshire on Monday

A Met Office amber warning remains in place for Sussex today (Monday February 8) following strong gusting winds and heavy overnight rain across the county. We are expecti...

Feb 15 2016

US to send more troops to Afghanistan

The US military announced that it would boost its presence in Helmand, where Afghan troops have been battling Taliban attacks for months. Last month, a US soldier was k...

Feb 15 2016

Ban doubles down on Israel comments in NY Times

France may have been emboldened to issue the ultimatum when both The United States and the European Union issued unusually stern criticisms of Israel recently. In return ...

Feb 15 2016

USOC to hire disease specialists for Zika

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to more than two dozen countries and territories in the Americas where ac...