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Turkey says US can use air bases for IS fight

Turkey says US can use air bases for IS fight

Turkey has granted the United States access to its air bases for the campaign against the Islamic State group, including a key installation near the Syrian border, a senior US defense official said.

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Africa

Liberia health workers to go on strike over Ebola danger pay 18 dead, 20 missing after boat sinks off Guinea Sierra Leone records 121 Ebola deaths in a single day World leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda French national taken in Algeria, group claims kidnapping U.N. to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2,630

Middle East

Turkey says US can use air bases for IS fight Donors pledge $2.7 billion for Gaza reconstruction Islamic State seizes large areas of Syrian town despite air strikes Street fighting rages in Syrian town as Islamic State moves in Kurds battle for key Syria town, woman suicide bomber hits IS Kurds battle Islamist militants closing in on Syrian town

Europe

Turkey says US can use air bases for IS fight Pakistan's Malala, India's Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize British warplanes return from Iraq without bombing Russia at U.N. accuses U.S., allies of bossing world around Messi reaches 400th goal, Barca routs Granada 6-0 French, U.S. planes strike Islamic State, Britain to join coalition

Asia - Pacific

Clashes as masked men rush Hong Kong protest barricades North Korea leader Kim is still in charge, has leg injury: source U.S. sees North Korean leader's absence, talks as tactical Hong Kong protests face test of stamina as city returns to work Hong Kong student leaders urge protesters to regroup in heart of city Typhoon Phanfone churns toward Tokyo with heavy wind, rain

US & Canada

Turkey says US can use air bases for IS fight U.S. sees North Korean leader's absence, talks as tactical French, U.S. planes strike Islamic State, Britain to join coalition

Latin America & Caribbean

Bolivia's Morales claims re-election victory Brazil's Rousseff to face pro-business Neves in election runoff Mexico prosecutor says mass grave held 28 bodies

South Asia

Pakistan's Malala, India's Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize Car bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan, one civilian dead World leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda

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Thailand army declares martial law

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Turkish mine explosion leaves scores dead

At least 201 people were killed and hundreds more remained trapped underground after an explosion and fire in a coal mine in the western Turkish provi ...

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