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Saudi Arabia says it broke up planned Isis attacks | World news | The Guardian
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Interior ministry announces it has arrested more than 400 people and thwarted suicide bomb attack on mosque in east of country as bomb kills 115 in Iraq #ISIS #saudiarabia

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Liberia reports first Ebola death since country was declared free of virus | World news | The Guardian
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Death of 17-year-old is first in Liberia since 9 May, when WHO said country had had no new cases in the previous 42 days

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Liberia First Ebola Death Since Declared Free| Al Jazeera America
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A teen's death is the first recorded case since Liberia was declared Ebola-free in May, according to a health minister

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How World War III became possible: A nuclear conflict with Russia is likelier than you think - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2015/6/29/884...

A growing chorus of analysts and policymakers are sounding the alarm. Will the world hear them in time? #Russia #Obama #Putin

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Who Lost Iraq? - POLITICO Magazine - POLITICO Magazine
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For a brief, happy—and misguided—moment, most Americans stopped thinking about #Iraq. After withdrawing the last U.S. troops in 2011, President Barack #Obama declared the country “sovereign, stable and self-relia...

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Europe must save Greece to save itself | Timothy Garton Ash | Comment is free | The Guardian
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Even if you don’t care about the Greek people, be warned – the faultlines of Grexit would shake the entire continent... #Europe #Greece

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Gaza beach killings: no justice in Israeli exoneration, says victim's father | World news | The Guardian
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Mohammed Bakr condemns lack of culpability for four boys’ deaths as new questions emerge over scope and accuracy of inquiry

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US orders more troops to Iraq, but no overhaul of strategy
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack #Obama ordered the deployment of up to 450 more American troops to #Iraq on Wednesday in an effort to reverse major battlefield losses to the Islamic State, an escalation but not a significant…

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Obama, sounding like his critics, admits no 'complete strategy' for Iraq- Edward-Isaac Dovere - POLITICO
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President Barack #Obama still doesn’t have a strategy to combat the Islamic State. Back in September, Obama created a political problem for himself by saying “we don’t have a strategy yet” to combat th... #ISIS

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Saudi Arabia says Houthi border offensive foiled - Al Jazeera English
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Dozens of Houthi-allied fighters and one Saudi army officer killed in failed assault on Jizan province, state media say.

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Brexit is David Cameron’s fault - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2016/6/28/120...

#Brexit is a direct result of the prime minister's bad choices.

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WATCH: Brexiteer Nigel Farage To EU: 'You're Not Laughing Now, Are You?' : The Two-Way : NPR
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The leader of the eurosceptic, right-wing U.K. Independence Party spoke on the floor of the European Parliament, taunting the lawmakers before calling for "sensible, grown-up" negotiations. #NigelFarage

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Why Brexit Might Not Happen at All - The New Yorker
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Just four days after the British vote to leave the European Union, there are reasons to doubt whether the referendum result will be implemented. #Brexit

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What is Brexit? - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2016/6/25/120...

#Brexit means British exit from the European Union.

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Regret-xit: why some Brexit supporters wish they could take back their vote - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2016/6/24/120...

Less than 24 hours after the UK voted, those who supported the referendum are already voicing their regret. #Brexit

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South Korea halts propaganda broadcasts as Koreas reach deal
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it got an apology. North Korea says its archrival learned a "serious lesson." That's how compromises are engineered on a peninsula that has technically been at war for more than…

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AP Exclusive: UN to let Iran inspect alleged nuke work site
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VIENNA (AP) — Iran will be allowed to use its own inspectors to investigate a site it has been accused of using to develop nuclear arms, operating under a secret agreement with the U.N. agency that normally carries out…

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The Lost Pilgrims of the Islamic State - Defense One
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Like past pilgrimages to China and the Soviet Union, the migration of Westerners to the Islamic State group points to the tragic intersection of estrangement and utopian hope. #ISIS

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Turkish jets strike Kurds in Iraq, Islamic State in Syria
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets struck camps belonging to Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, authorities said Saturday, the first strikes since a peace deal was announced in 2013, and again bombed Islamic State positions…

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A Black Cat In A Dark Room: A Week In The Mysterious Sleeping Villages Of Kazakhstan - BuzzFeed News
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Radiation. Government conspiracy. Mass hysteria. There are plenty of theories as to why the residents of a tiny Kazakh mining region keep falling asleep for days at a time, but no answers. BuzzFeed...

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