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Turkey struggles with spillover as Syrian Kurds battle Islamic State

MURSITPINAR Turkey - Syrian Kurds battled to defend a key border town from an Islamic State advance on Monday as Kurdish youths from neighboring Turkey rushed to their aid, heightening the pressure on Ankara to act against the Islamist insurgents. | Video

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Islamic State urges attacks on U.S., French citizens, taunts Obama

BAGHDAD - Islamic State urged its followers on Monday to attack citizens of the United States, France and other countries which have joined a coalition to destroy the ultra-radical group.

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British PM Cameron tries to quell party revolt over new powers for Scotland

MANCHESTER England - British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to head off a rebellion in his Conservative party over a promise of new powers for Scotland, highlighting the difficulty of giving Scots what they want after last week's referendum on Scottish independence.

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Kurds say they have halted Islamic State advance on Syrian town

BEIRUT - Syrian Kurdish fighters have halted an advance by Islamic State fighters to the east of a predominantly Kurdish town near the border with Turkey, a spokesman for the main armed Kurdish group said. | Video

Shots fired at Nairobi mall rattle Kenyans a year after Westgate

NAIROBI - Guards fired shots in the air after a driver lost control of his vehicle at a Nairobi mall on Monday when he suffered a seizure, the mall reported, rattling Kenyans still nervous a year after Islamist gunmen attacked another shopping center.

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French national kidnapped in eastern Algeria: foreign ministry

PARIS - A French national was kidnapped in eastern Algeria on Sunday, France's foreign ministry said, just hours after Islamic State militants warned it would target France after Paris launched air strikes against them in Iraq.

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