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Syrian army and Russian jets target rebels in western Syria

BEIRUT - The Syrian army and allied militia carried out ground attacks on insurgent positions in Syria on Wednesday backed by Russian air strikes, in what appeared to be their first major coordinated assault since Moscow intervened last week, a monitor said.

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Russian warplanes in Syria destroy U.S.-trained rebels' weapons depots: commander

BEIRUT - Russian air strikes have destroyed the main weapons depots of a U.S.-trained rebel group in Syria, their commander said on Wednesday, in an expansion of Russian attacks on insurgents backed by foreign enemies of President Bashar al-Assad.

Russia, Syria 6:18am EDT

Netanyahu cancels German visit as Palestinian attacks surge

JERUSALEM - A suspected Palestinian militant stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier, snatched his gun and was then shot dead by special forces on Wednesday, police said, as a surge of violence prompted Israel's prime minister to cancel a visit to Germany. | Video

Israel 8:12am EDT

Greek police say break migrant smuggler ring, arrest 12 people

ATHENS - Police said on Wednesday they had broken up an international criminal organization smuggling migrants and refugees through Greece, one of the main gateways into the European Union.

Migrant Crisis, 7:08am EDT

In Myanmar, young programmers launch first-ever election app

YANGON - Huddled in an open-plan office atop a tower block in Yangon's scruffy downtown, a group of teenagers in jeans and T-shirts sifts through the list of candidates in Myanmar's election and stares at their computer screens and mobile phones.

Myanmar 7:43am EDT

Nepal considers air-lifting fuel as India border stays shut

KATHMANDU - Nepal is considering air-lifting fuel, possibly from Bangladesh, as supply routes from India stay blocked by protesters opposing its new constitution, a short-term solution ahead of a key festival even as the government talks to China for help.

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