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Afghanistan in the shadow of Ahmad Shah Massoud
The story of 9/11 is in reality the story of the legendary Afghan freedom fighter Ahmad Shah Massoud.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2014 11:13 GMT
Iraq retakes more towns from Islamic State
Kurdish forces and Shia armed volunteers kill at least two senior Islamic State fighters as they make military gains.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 12:19 GMT
Iraq breaks Islamic State siege of Amerli
Government forces mainly composed of peshmerga fighters enter northern town where thousands of civilians were trapped.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 07:15 GMT
Libyan militia storm US embassy in Tripoli
Evacuated embassy compound in the capital raided as fighting rages among rival militias in the North African country.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 06:07 GMT
US jets target IS positions in Iraq
Warplanes attack fighters in besieged northern town of Amerli and airdrop humanitarian aid to civilians trapped there.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 19:13 GMT
Iraq army battles to lift IS siege of Amerli
Government troops launch operation to take back Shia Turkmen majority town Amerli, besieged by fighters for two months.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 22:32 GMT
Feared Colombian militia leader arrested
Armando Perez, who headed militia linked to 5,000 murders and a spate of disappearances, was arrested in Panama.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 14:00 GMT
Libya: On the brink of civil war?
Fighting between rival militias threatens to push the country towards collapse.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 20:18 GMT
Scores killed as Arab tribes clash in Darfur
At least 70 reported dead after Rezeigat and Maaliya tribes fight over territorial claims in western Sudan region.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 17:06 GMT
Warplanes hit Tripoli amid Libya fighting
Renegade general claims responsibility for strikes on rival militia though ownership of planes remains a mystery.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 23:30 GMT
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Xi visit to India: The 'cold peace' endures
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Turkey's clumsy politics and the Kurdish question
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