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Pentagon Says Drone Strike Killed Leader Of Militant Group Al-Shabab

The United States launched airstrikes in Somalia on Monday targeting Ahmed Abdi Godane, a co-founder of the al-Qaida affiliate in Somalia.
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Ukraine Says It Reached A Cease-Fire Deal With Separatists

Ukraine and the Russia-backed rebels have announced a cease-fire agreement set to go into effect Friday.
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In Ukraine, Cease-Fire Between Government, Separatists Takes Hold

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was hopeful that this would be a long-lasting peace. The central disagreements in conflict, however, remain.
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U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic State

Secretary of State John Kerry said the coalition will support U.S. allies on the ground and continue to use airstrikes on militants. Kerry ruled out any "boots on the ground."
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U.S. Expresses Concern That Syria May Still Have Chemical Weapons

The U.N. official in charge of coordinating the removal of Syria's chemical stockpile said they found discrepancies in the country's accounting of its arsenal.
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NATO Announces 'Rapid-Reaction Force' Amid News Of Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he and a rebel leader had agreed to a cease-fire, which is part of Russian President Vladimir Putin's seven-point plan toward peace.
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Students Mistakenly Given Answers To Exam

Instead of blank sheets, the students in Austria were given the version meant for professors to use to grade them.The students now have the pleasure of being re-tested next month.
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Hundreds Of Chechens Join ISIS, Including Group's No. 2 Leader

Rebels from Chechnya have joined ranks with other jihadists in ISIS. David Greene talks to Gordan Hahn, author of Russia's Islamic Threat and an analyst for the Geostrategic Forecasting Corporation.
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Romanian Hub Used By U.S. Military Is In A Strategic Location

There are 30,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan and 20,000 will head home shortly. Millions of them transited in and out through a base in Kyrgyzstan, until the government there didn't renew the lease.
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Ukraine Crisis Requires A New Rulebook, Author Says

David Greene talks to Edward Lucas, senior editor at The Economist and author of The New Cold War, about what moves NATO should be considering in response to Russian military moves in Ukraine.

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