02 December 2015

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Pipe bomb explosion leaves five injured in Istanbul metro (4)
A pipe bomb explosion on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station on Tuesday has left five people injured, the district mayor said, halting some train operations and heightening security fears in Europe's biggest city. The blast which happened near the Bayrampasa metro station came at the height of the evening rush hour, district Mayor Atilla Aydiner told A Haber television.
U.S. deploying elite force to boost fight against Islamic State (18)
... Reuters International By Phil Stewart and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it was deploying an elite new force of special operations troops to Iraq to conduct raids, free hostages, capture Islamic State leaders and carry out "unilateral operations" in neighbouring Syria. Defense Secretary Ash Carter offered few details on the new expeditionary group.
Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release (11)
Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated Press Chiбґcago poбґlice Suбґperбґinбґtenбґdent Garry McCarthy, right, shown with Mayor Rahm Emanuel last week, has been fired afбґter pubбґlic outбґcry over the hanбґdling of the shootбґing death of a 17-year-old by a city poбґlice ofбґfiбґcer in Ocбґtoбґber 2014. By Don Babwin / Associated Press CHICAGO - Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent
Obama tells Russia, Turkey to focus on Islamic StateObama tells Russia, Turkey to focus on Islamic State (17)
The US President said he was sure that Russia would soon change tack in Syria and back a political solution to the bloody conflict after years of supporting long-time ally President Bashar al-Assad.б US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference on Dec 1, 2015 at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.
Russia calls for coordination of anti-terrorist missionsRussia calls for coordination of anti-terrorist missions (2)
MOSCOW, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) - The Kremlin on Tuesday said countries fighting Daesh, or the Islamic State (IS), should coordinate their actions and intensify information-sharing efforts. The incident of Turkey shooting down a Russian warplane last Tuesday showed the importance of information exchange and cooperation mechanisms, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Peskov said that the incident aroused serious common concerns of many
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