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    Mosul Battle: Iraqi Army Fights Its Way Into New Suburb

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    Iraqi government forces have battled their way into another suburb of Mosul, the northern city held for more two years by the Islamic State (IS) group. Troops broke through IS defences and reached the eastern district of al-Zahra, which they say is now 90% under their control. Special forces have been fighting the jihadists in…

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    Migrant Crisis: Police Clear Paris’s ‘Stalingrad’ Camp

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    French authorities have cleared a makeshift migrant camp housing more than 3,000 people in Paris. Several hundred men began queuing near the Stalingrad metro station before 06:00 local time (05:00 GMT) and the first bus left shortly afterwards. They were taken to reception centres in the Paris region, AFP news agency reported. The operation followed…

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    Syria Conflict: Russia Tells Rebels To Leave Aleppo

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    Russia and Syria have told rebel forces in Aleppo to leave by Friday evening. The Russian Defence Ministry said rebels would be allowed to leave unharmed and with their weapons via two special corridors on Friday, while six other routes would be opened for civilians, the sick and wounded. The rebels have rejected the offer….

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    Jose Mourinho Sacked As Chelsea Manager

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    Chelsea have sacked manager Jose Mourinho seven months after he led them to the Premier League title. The 52-year-old Portuguese had been in his second spell at the club, taking charge in June 2013. Chelsea finished eight points clear last season and also won the League Cup, but have endured a terrible start to their…

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