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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Tottenham star Son Heung-min's late winner helps South Korea pip Syria
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Tottenham star Son Heung-min's late winner helps South Korea pip Syria

The talisman forward saved the Koreans from what would have been a deeply disappointing draw and means they top Asian qualifying Group A after two wins and a draw in three matches.

Russia, China, Pakistan hunting down CIA sources and turning them into double agents, says top-secret cable
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Russia, China, Pakistan hunting down CIA sources and turning them into double agents, says top-secret cable

The loss of informants, former officials said, is not a new problem. But the cable demonstrated the issue is more urgent than is publicly understood

Migrants en route to Europe get trapped between borders; rue harsh conditions
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Migrants en route to Europe get trapped between borders; rue harsh conditions

Boshra al-Moallem endured cold nights, mosquitoes, hunger and terrible thirst at the border between Belarus and Poland. Only after she collapsed from exhaustion and dehydration did Polish guards finally take her to a hospital

India at UN Security Council meet: ISIS, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist groups gaining strength in Syria
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India at UN Security Council meet: ISIS, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist groups gaining strength in Syria

Joint Secretary (UN Economic and Social) Srinivas Gotru said the long-term security and stability in West Asia can only be achieved by preserving the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the war-ravaged country

UN tallies 350K dead in Syria civil war over last decade, admits toll likely higher
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UN tallies 350K dead in Syria civil war over last decade, admits toll likely higher

The new figure provided by the UN rights office is far lower than an estimate from the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights, which in June put the estimated death toll in the war at more than 606,000

West Asia conflicts see no end as the world moves on to newer challenges
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West Asia conflicts see no end as the world moves on to newer challenges

A combination of war weariness, donor fatigue and a long list of other world problems has forced Syria, Yemen and other Mideast conflicts into a back seat

ISIS bride asks for UK's forgiveness, appeals to Boris Johnson to return home from Syria
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ISIS bride asks for UK's forgiveness, appeals to Boris Johnson to return home from Syria

Shamima Begum was one of three east London schoolgirls who traveled to Syria in 2015. She has said she married an IS member from the Netherlands and had three children, all of whom have died

Vladimir Putin slams presence of foreign troops in Syria, says it 'clearly violated international law'
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Vladimir Putin slams presence of foreign troops in Syria, says it 'clearly violated international law'

Putin was referring to hundreds of US troops stationed in eastern Syria and working with Kurdish-led fighters in battling the militant Islamic State group, as well as Turkish forces in northern Syria.

Meet 'Little Amal', 11-feet tall puppet, spreading awareness of Syrian refugees across Europe
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Meet 'Little Amal', 11-feet tall puppet, spreading awareness of Syrian refugees across Europe

The Little Amal recently made a stop at the Vatican City, where she was greeted by Pope Francis.

Antony Blinken defends Afghanistan drawdown, says no evidence staying longer would have made any difference
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Antony Blinken defends Afghanistan drawdown, says no evidence staying longer would have made any difference

Had US not followed through with the previous dispensation’s commitment, attacks on US forces and allies would have resumed and Taliban's assault on Afghanistan would have commenced, he argued

How 9/11 made politicians and media turn terrorism into an Islamic issue
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How 9/11 made politicians and media turn terrorism into an Islamic issue

Perhaps the most damaging legacy of 9/11, however, has been the homogenisation and Islamisation of the terror threat

Post-9/11, Europe's weak spots make it a jihadist target; 'alienation and frustration' act as fodder
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Post-9/11, Europe's weak spots make it a jihadist target; 'alienation and frustration' act as fodder

Western Europe has struggled to integrate significant Muslim populations into mainstream society

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Australia, South Korea, Japan complete 1-0 wins
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Australia, South Korea, Japan complete 1-0 wins

It was Australia's 10th win in a row and Football Australia said in a statement that the Socceroos became the first country in the Asian Football Confederation to achieve such a winning streak in one qualification campaign.

Syria still unsafe, says Amnesty International as pressure mounts on refugees to return home
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Syria still unsafe, says Amnesty International as pressure mounts on refugees to return home

In the report “You’re going to your death,” the rights group said many Syrian refugees who returned home have been subjected to detention and torture by Syrian security forces

Evacuation resumes with renewed urgency as desperation rises after Kabul twin bombings
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Evacuation resumes with renewed urgency as desperation rises after Kabul twin bombings

Some US allies have said they are ending evacuation efforts, in part to give the US time to wrap up its own operations before getting 5,000 of its troops out by August 31

From Shebaa Farms to Iran angle, Israel's more hate, little love for Hezbollah is unsurprising
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From Shebaa Farms to Iran angle, Israel's more hate, little love for Hezbollah is unsurprising

The disputed Shebaa Farms area, Iran-backed Hezbollah doctrine to destroy Israel and Hezbollah's numerous attacks on Israel and Jewish targets globally have always kept things very fluid

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Syria eyes Games success despite huge challenges
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Syria eyes Games success despite huge challenges

Syria is aiming to secure the war-battered country's fourth-ever Olympic medal in Tokyo.

In Syria, volunteers prepare for tourists' return to one of the oldest Christian settlements
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In Syria, volunteers prepare for tourists' return to one of the oldest Christian settlements

Before Syria's war, Maalula drew in thousands of visitors a year, to visit its churches and monasteries and to hear its inhabitants speak Aramaic.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Japan, Australia in Group B for last round to make the cut for mega tournament
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Japan, Australia in Group B for last round to make the cut for mega tournament

The final round of Asian qualifying for the 2022 World Cup will begin in September.

US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria targeted Iran-backed militia groups, says Pentagon
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US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria targeted Iran-backed militia groups, says Pentagon

Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights added that 'at least five' Iran-backed Iraqi militia fighters were killed in the attack