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Syrian army, allied militia gain ground against IS

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Beirut, May 27 (AP) - Syrian troops and allied militia have pushed back Islamic State militants and U.S-backed opposition fighters, gaining control of a large swath of territory in the country's strategic southern desert, the government-controlled media and a war monitor said Saturday.
Also Saturday, the U.S.-led coalition leading the campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria's northeast, acknowledged it has conducted airstrikes near the IS-controlled town of Mayadeen earlier in the...
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Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel killed

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Srinagar, May 27 (AP) - Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after government forces killed a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle in the disputed region.
Rebel leader Sabzar Ahmed Bhat and a fellow militant were killed...
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Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel killed

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Srinagar, May 27 (AP) - Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after government forces killed a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle in the disputed region.
Rebel leader Sabzar Ahmed Bhat and a fellow militant were killed...
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Pyongyang gas price surge Bad news for Kim Jong Un?

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Tokyo, May 27 (AP) - While world attention has focused on Kim Jong Un's recent missile tests, a monthlong surge in gasoline prices in Pyongyang is showing no signs of letting up - a puzzling problem that if allowed to drag on could be very bad news for the North Korean economy.
Prices have shot...
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Myanmar, having warmed to the West, turns to China again

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Myanmar was supposed to turn away from China and toward the West when the U.S. helped it transition from five decades of military rule.
The opposite is happening as the Southeast Asian country's new civilian government fails to attract Western investment and Beijing goes on a charm offensive...
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