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Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus

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Obama signs order expanding US Afghanistan role - report

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Emirates brands Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

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Kiev says Russia has 7500 troops in Ukraine

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Magnitude 5.9 quake hits China's Sichuan province - USGS

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with Chinese state media...