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1 hr ago | Monterey County Herald

Australia delivers ammunition to Iraqi Kurds

A military transport jet has made Australia's first delivery of ammunition to Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants in northern Iraq before returning without incident to a United Arab Emirates base, defense officials said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Albania, Iraq,

5 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Estonia seeks strong support from Obama, NATO

Spooked by Russia's intervention in Ukraine, Estonia is hoping for a strong signal of support from President Barack Obama when he arrives Wednesday in a country that two decades ago was part of the Soviet Union.

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Related Topix: World News, Estonia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Lithuania,

9 hrs ago | Deseret News

Political skills above language for EU's Tusk

Donald Tusk's English is shaky, his French nonexistent, and his nation - Poland - has only sat at the EU table since 2004.

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Related Topix: Poland, World News, Donald Tusk

13 hrs ago | Newsday

Suspicious fire at Army cadet hall

Firefighters were called just before midnight on Monday after police discovered the blaze at the cadet hut on Nailer Road in Camelon.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, World News, United Kingdom, Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland,

17 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Nude scene in 'Game Of Thrones' gets go ahead

Los Angeles: "Game of Thrones" has got the green signal from the Croatian Film Commission to shoot a nude scene featuring the character of Queen Cersei in the upcoming season of the TV series.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, World News, Croatia

20 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy -- a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.

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Related Topix: Ukraine, Belarus, Vladimir Putin

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Leigh Journal

Alex Salmond has praised Scotland's booming food and drinks industry

Both sides in the independence referendum campaign will be hoping to brew up support as the debate focuses on job creation.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Scotland, New Zealand Travel, World News, United Kingdom, Conservatives (UK)

The Jackson Sun

British terror suspects may be stripped of passports

British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday that police in the United Kingdom may get new, temporary powers to seize the passports of British nationals fighting in the Middle East who are attempting to return to the U.K. to conduct terrorist operations.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Terrorism

KIMA

Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

Europe's recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Halesowennews.co.uk

Referendum 'a test of common sense'

Alistair Darling launches a new ad van campaign with Leanne Williams and baby Charlotte near the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock The independence referendum is not a test of Scottishness, but a test of common sense, former chancellor Alistair Darling has insisted.

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Related Topix: Alistair Darling, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

West Australian

Twenty years on, Schaeuble pleads again for core Europe

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble renewed a call for a core group of European Union countries to move ahead faster with economic and political integration, 20 years after his ground-breaking proposal fell on deaf ears in key partner France.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Connecticut Post

Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success

The head of the Alternative fuer Deutschland , AfD, party, Bernd Lucke, celebrates after the first exit polls for the Saxony State election , in Berlin, Sunday Aug. 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Sun Aug 31, 2014

News Max

Polls Say Scotland Will Spurn Independence, but Are They Right?

Opinion polls, financial markets and bookmakers are unanimous - Scotland will reject independence in a historic referendum next month and the United Kingdom will endure.

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Yahoo!

Merkel unhappy with Draghi's apparent new fiscal focus : Spiegel

A German news magazine reported on Sunday that Chancellor Angela Merkel is unhappy with European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi for apparently proposing a greater emphasis on fiscal stimulus over austerity in order to boost growth in Europe.

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Daily Times

Top German spy says Islamic State's brutality eclipses al Qaeda

BERLIN: Some young Muslims are attracted to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria because of its brutality, which makes it appear "more authentic" than al Qaeda, the head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency said in an interview on Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Putin Calls For Talks To Consider Statehood For Southeastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for "meaningful talks" to end the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, reiterating that the Kremlin, which is said to have allowed thousands of its soldiers to join the rebels, views the situation as an internal dispute.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin,

Bridportnews.co.uk

Flag row 'deteriorated relations'

Martin McGuinness said the dispute over the flying of a Union flag over Belfast City Hall had caused a deterioration in relations The deterioration in relations between nationalist and unionist politicians in Northern Ireland was sparked by a decision to limit the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall, Deputy First Minister Martin ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Irish Republican Army, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Lancashire Telegraph

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the country faces "very real threats"

Prime Minister David Cameron said the intelligence and security services believe that at least 500 Britons had gone to fight in Syria and potentially Iraq The UK's defences against jihadis from Britain and across western Europe need to be stiffened up, a senior Cabinet minister has insisted as David Cameron prepared to set out new counter-terrorism ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Conservatives (UK), Terrorism

Sutton Guardian

Nigel Farage will join other Ukip representatives for a pro-Union rally in Scotland

UK party leader Nigel Farage will join Scottish party chairman Arthur Misty Thackery, Scottish MEP David Coburn and elected Ukip members from around the UK for the rally in Glasgow on September 12. Mr Thackery told the Press Association: "This rally is to show that the UK is one single united country, and we have our fellow Scots and Britons all ... (more)

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Andover Advertiser

Ukip set to hold pro-Union rally

UK party leader Nigel Farage will join Scottish party chairman Arthur Misty Thackery, Scottish MEP David Coburn and elected Ukip members from around the UK for the rally in Glasgow on September 12. Mr Thackery told the Press Association: "This rally is to show that the UK is one single united country, and we have our fellow Scots and Britons all ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Riot

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