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NATO denounces Russian incursion into Turkish airspace

ISTANBUL - The United States and NATO denounced Russia on Monday for violating Turkish airspace and Ankara threatened to respond, reporting two incursions in two days and raising the prospect of direct confrontation between the former Cold War adversaries.

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Libya's elected parliament extends mandate, complicating peace talks

BENGHAZI, Libya - Libya's elected parliament voted on Monday to extend its mandate, due to expire on Oct. 20, in a move likely to complicate U.N. attempts to end a crisis between the country's two rival governments.

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Finger-printing refugees will 'filter out' militant threats: EU's Timmermans

GENEVA - Finger-printing and registering all refugees reaching Europe would keep out Islamist militants bent on attacks, the European Commission's deputy chief said on Monday in response to concerns raised in some EU countries.

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Russia says its planes attack 10 IS targets in 15 sorties in Syria

MOSCOW - Russian air force planes flew 15 sorties over Syria on Monday, destroying Islamic State tanks and artillery positions, the Russian defence ministry said. | Video

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Car bomb attacks kill 57 people in Iraq: police

BAGHDAD - At least 57 people were killed on Monday in car bomb attacks in Baghdad and the north and south of Iraq, police and medical sources said.

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Taliban claim responsibility for suicide attack in Kabul

KABUL - The Taliban claimed responsibility for what it said was a suicide attack against an intelligence center in Kabul on Monday, shortly after explosions and gunfire were heard in a western area of the Afghan capital.

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