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Bodies Litter Mosul’s Streets As ISIS Fighters Are Denied Proper Burials

MOSUL, Iraq — The Iraqis who have come home to Mosul's Old City knew it would be hard living in the rubble left by the battle against Islamic State, but there is one aspect of their surroundings they are finding unbearable seven months on.

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Bitcoin Extends Slide, Falls Below $7,000

NEW YORK - Digital currency bitcoin BTC=BTSP fell more than 15 percent on Monday to a nearly three-month low amid a slew of concerns ranging from a global regulatory clampdown to a ban on using credit cards to buy bitcoin by British and U.S. banks.

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5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Myanmar

Temples damaged by an earthquake undergo restorations in Bagan, Myanmar, March 16, 2017.

YANGON -- An earthquake of 5.2 magnitude jolted Myanmar's Bago region Monday, said the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.

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John Mahoney, Who Played Cranky Dad On ‘Frasier,’ Dies At 77

LOS ANGELES — John Mahoney, who as the cranky, blue-collar dad in “Frasier” played counterpoint to pompous sons Frasier and Niles, has died. Mahoney was 77.

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Landmines Killing People In Pakistan's South Waziristan

Makin, Pakistan – The silence as you stand in the centre of Makin, the birthplace of the Pakistan Taliban, is striking.

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Air Raids On Rebel-Held Idlib Province Intensified

Images of death and destruction from the northern province of Idlib in Syria have flooded social media, with local activists and aid workers saying shelling by Russian and Syrian government warplanes in the area has intensified.

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Philippines On China Military Build-Up: No War Option

The Philippines has declared that war is not an option in resolving its dispute with China, which was found to have continued its military build-up in disputed South China Sea areas, declared by a UN arbitration court to belong to Manila.

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UK Hacking Suspect Wins Appeal On Extradition To US

An alleged British hacker has won an appeal to avoid extradition to the United States, a decision that a freedom of information group dubbed "a massive victory" for freedom of expression.

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Israeli Settler Killed In West Bank Stabbing Attack

An Israeli settler has been stabbed and killed in a knife attack outside an illegal settlement in the occupied West Bank.

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83 Children Killed In Middle East And North Africa: UN

At least 83 children were killed in conflict zones throughout the Middle East and North Africa last month, according to the United Nations children's agency.

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