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Turkish airport security beat up Saudi woman,2 sons

A Saudi woman and her two teenaged sons visiting Turkey were assaulted by the Istanbul airport’s security men last week, said a report. The woman's husband, who was waiting outside the airport, was quoted as saying that

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Turkish airport security beat up Saudi woman,2 sons

A Saudi woman and her two teenaged sons visiting Turkey were assaulted by the Istanbul airport’s security men last week, said a report. The woman's husband, who was waiting outside the airport, was quoted as saying that

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Army presses Tikrit assault as MPs scramble to fill posts

Iraq's army sent tanks and armoured vehicles to try to dislodge insurgents from the northern city of Tikrit on Sunday, the second day of a pushback against a Sunni militant takeover of large stretches of Iraq. The hardline Sun

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Violence boils in Ukraine as forces clash

Dozens of people were killed in a fire and others were shot dead when fighting between pro- and anti-Russian groups broke out on the streets of Odessa on Ukraine's Black Sea coast on Friday, opening a new front in a conflict that has split t

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Ukraine launches massive assault to retake rebel town

Ukraine launched a "large-scale operation" to retake the eastern town of Slaviansk, pro-Russian separatists there said on Friday, in an escalation of violence in what has become the worst confrontation between Russia and the West since

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Thousands flee Syrian town as 'major assault' looms

Thousands of people have fled a rebel-held town in Syria after it was bombed and shelled in an operation that has prompted fears of a major assault by ground troops, the United Nations said. The fighting came as peace talks in Gen

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Thousands flee Syrian town as 'major assault' looms

Thousands of people have fled a rebel-held town in Syria after it was bombed and shelled in an operation that has prompted fears of a major assault by ground troops, the United Nations said. The fighting came as peace talks in Gen

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Syrian army launches Homs assault

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces launched a major offensive on Saturday against rebels in Homs, a centre of the two-year uprising, in their latest drive to secure an axis linking Damascus to the Mediterranean. Activis

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Bahrain police recover 800 firebombs

Bahrain’s police recovered 800 Molotov cocktails from a pickup truck that was used in an attack on a police station. Officers discovered the stash as 150 men launched a daylight assault on the building in the Sitra area of B

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Syrian tanks pound province near Turkey

Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar Al-Assad shelled an area in the rebellious province of Idlib near the border with Turkey on Sunday, killing and injuring dozens of people, opposition activists said. Around 90 tanks and armoured vehi

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