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U.S. involved in seven air strikes on Islamic State targets

WASHINGTON - U.S. military forces carried out four air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria on Monday and Tuesday and were joined by partner nations in three attacks in Iraq, the U.S. Central Command said.

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Canada police say they were tracking man who killed a soldier

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU Quebec - A Canadian man who rammed two soldiers in Quebec with his car, killing one of them, converted to Islam last year and was among 90 people being tracked by Canadian police on suspicion of taking part in militant activities abroad or planning to do so. | Video

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Egypt sentences to death seven suspected members of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced to death seven suspected members of Islamist militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis on Tuesday on charges related to attacks on the military in and around Cairo in March which killed nine soldiers, judicial sources said.

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Ukraine, Russia, EU energy chiefs meet to finalize gas deal

BRUSSELS - Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union's energy commissioner. | Video

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War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament

KIEV - Out will go the bodyguards and mistresses, in are likely to come the street activists and war veterans: Ukraine's next parliament will be pro-Western and strongly nationalist, and it won't be to Russia's liking. | Video

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In Benghazi, Libya's army liberates a ghost town

BENGHAZI Libya - Sitting in one of the last buildings still intact after months of fighting near Benghazi's airport, Libyan army special forces commander Wanis Bukhamada presides over a world of destruction.

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