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Amid Controversy, China Passes Anti-Terrorism Law

December 28, 2015 0

China’s top legislature passed the nation’s first anti-terrorism law Sunday, which expands the government’s ability to force foreign technology firms to comply with government investigations and could further erode individual rights. Chinese authorities say the […]

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China Expels French Reporter Who Questioned Terrorism

December 27, 2015 0

BEIJING — China said Saturday that it will not renew press credentials for a French journalist, effectively expelling her following a harsh media campaign against her for questioning the official line equating ethnic violence in […]

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Syrian Rebels Mourn Loss of Leader, Name Replacement

December 26, 2015 0

Syrian militant groups mourned Saturday the death of a powerful rebel commander who was killed in an airstrike near Damascus before naming a top military commander as his successor. Syrian rebels and the government said […]

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Malaysia to buy JF17 Thunder fighter jets from Pakistan

December 23, 2015 0

Malaysia is the latest country on the verge of acquiring state-of-the-art JF 17 Thunder multi-role fighter aircraft from Pakistan, a top Malaysian official in Pakistan revealed today. Morocco has also indicated its interest in buying […]

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Iraqi Troops Advance Into Ramadi in Anti-IS Offensive

December 22, 2015 0

Iraqi troops advanced Tuesday into the center of Ramadi in a fierce push to reclaim the city they lost to Islamic State (IS) militants seven months ago. Sabah al-Numani, a spokesman for Iraq's counterterrorism service, […]

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