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Mosul offensive is largest Iraqi military operation since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion and involves more than 25,000 troops

Mayor: “Apocalyptic” aftershock strikes central Italy after quake

Powerful earthquakes knock out power, close major highway, send panicked residents into rain-drenched streets

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UN expert calls junk food a human rights concern

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Brazilian woman allegedly gang raped tells police its not first sexual assault

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Thousands of refugees fleeing Mosul raises fears of ISIS attacks

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Iraqis fear ISIS fighters could hide among fleeing Mosul refugees

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U.S. man jailed in Iran: “Either they free me or I die”

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Police seek 10 men in connection with gang rape of woman

Police statement said the 34-year-old victim was assaulted by several men in a bar and on a street of the city of Sao Goncalo, in Rio’s metropolitan area

Iraqi forces retake Christian towns near Mosul

Hamdaniyah, home to 50,000 people before ISIS took over in 2014, is now shattered and deserted

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