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Islamic State steps up counter-attacks as fighting edges closer to Mosul

BAGHDAD/BARTELLA, Iraq Islamic State expanded its attacks on Monday against the army and Kurdish forces across Iraq, trying to relieve pressure on the militant group's defenses around Mosul, its last major urban stronghold in the country. | Video

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Kerry speaks to Philippines counterpart after separation comment by Duterte

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to his Philippines counterpart over the weekend, emphasizing strong and stable ties between the allies after comments by the Philippines president raised questions about bilateral relations, the State Department said on Monday.

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Polish women protest again as ruling party heats up abortion row

WARSAW Hundreds of women marched again in Polish cities on Monday to oppose proposals for tight restrictions on abortion after earlier protests effectively scuttled a near-total ban on terminating pregnancies.

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After rail crash, Cameroonians vent grief, frustration with longtime ruler

YAOUNDE/ESEKA, Cameroon Cameroon observed a day of mourning on Monday for victims of a deadly rail accident that has killed at least 75 people and exposed widespread frustration with one of Africa's longest-ruling presidents.

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Four killed in anti-U.N. unrest in Central African Republic: U.N.

BANGUI Four civilians were killed and 14 other people injured in Central African Republic on Monday when U.N. peacekeepers exchanged fire with armed men during a protest against the U.N. military presence, the United Nations said. | Video

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Gunmen attack police academy in Pakistani city of Quetta

QUETTA, Pakistan Gunmen stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta late on Monday night, wounding up to a dozen recruits and taking hostages, officials said.

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