Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Turkish forces enter Syria


Turkish army tanks make their way in the Syrian border town of Jarablus as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Karkamis, in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey. Turkish special forces, tanks and jets backed by planes from the U.S.-led coalition launched their first co-ordinated offensive into Syria on Wednesday to try to drive Islamic State from the border and prevent further gains by Kurdish militia fighters.  










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Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Central Italy


At least 38 people died in a powerful earthquake that hit central Italy, a spokeswoman for the Civil Protection Department said. The earthquake struck towns and villages in the mountainous heart of the country, which was making the rescue operation more difficult, said Immacolata Postiglione. Postiglione said 27 people had died between the towns of Accumoli and Amatrice, and a further 10 people had died in the nearby Arquata area. Later in the press conference, she increased the death toll to 38, without giving further details.






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Thursday, August 18, 2016

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California's Blue Cut Fire Explodes to 30,000 Acres

 A fierce Southern California wildfire destroys dozens of houses near a highway corridor between Los Angeles and Las Vegas and forces as many as 80,000 residents to flee.













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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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Photo Islamic State's last stand in Sirte

The Battle of Sirte (2016) refers to the battle in the spring of 2016, in the region of Sirte, Libya, between the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA). ISIL forces had captured Sirte one year earlier, during the previous battle.

  





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