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U.S. airdrops ammunition to Syria rebels

BEIRUT/WASHINGTON - U.S. forces airdropped small arms ammunition and other supplies to Syrian Arab rebels, barely two weeks after Russia raised the stakes in the long-running civil war by intervening on the side of President Bashar al-Assad. | Video

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China professor in U.S. spy case accuses U.S. of discrimination

BEIJING - A Chinese professor charged in the United States with economic espionage said Chinese scholars and engineers in the United States face discrimination and "absurd" suspicions by the government that they are stealing technologies.

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Islamic State is prime suspect in Turkey bombing, as protests erupt

ISTANBUL - Turkey's government said on Monday Islamic State was the prime suspect in suicide bombings that killed at least 97 people in Ankara, but opponents vented anger at President Tayyip Erdogan at funerals, universities and courthouses. | Video

Turkey 12:15am EDT

Norway PM says tap oil fund more to cope with asylum seekers: report

OSLO - Norway may have to tap its $856 billion sovereign wealth fund more than planned next year to cope with a rising number of people seeking asylum, Prime Minister Erna Solberg was reported as saying on Tuesday.

Norway 4:34am EDT

Myanmar may postpone landmark November poll due to floods

YANGON - Myanmar's election commission held a meeting on Tuesday with major political parties to discuss the postponement of a historic election set for Nov.8 due to flooding, a government official and a politician present at the meeting told Reuters.

Myanmar 4:53am EDT

Growing Japan row over U.S. air base presents election risk for PM Abe

TOKYO - A row between Tokyo and Japan's Okinawa over a contentious U.S. air base deepened on Tuesday when Okinawa's governor revoked a work permit for a new site, while the government said it was considering legal action to push ahead.

Japan 1:37am EDT

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