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Civilians escape IS-held Syria cities after strikes

Civilians escape IS-held Syria cities after strikes

Last Thursday, 35 civilians were killed by USA strikes on IS-held city of Mayadeen in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour. Monitors from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 80 relatives of IS fighters were killed Friday, including 33 children.


S.Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile

S.Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile

A statement by the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch came from around the eastern North Korean coastal town of Wonsan. Pyongyang's state-media claimed it was a success, saying the missile's capabilities have been upgraded since past year, and that Kim Jong-un has ordered for its immdiate mass-production and deployment.



Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

Israel claims Jerusalem as its united capital, while the Palestinians claim the city's eastern sector as the capital of their future state. "We hope very deeply that he follows through (in moving the embassy)", Franks said, adding that the decision would send a clear signal of Trump's commitment to Israel , recognizing the capital of the world's only true Jewish state.


North Korea fires unidentified projectile from eastern region

North Korea fires unidentified projectile from eastern region

A new liberal president in Seoul , Moon Jae-in, has signalled he will be flexible in expanding civilian exchange with North Korea . The South Korean military sources said that the missile had fallen in the Sea of Japan after covering a distance of about 450 kilometers.



Jim Bunning, tough pitcher, hard-nosed senator, dies at 85

Both were used a combined 19 times from September 1 until the final game on October 4, as the Phillies suffered one of baseball's most ignominious collapses, losing a 6½-game lead in the National League with 12 to play. The Republican senator was famously outspoken for his opposition to steroids in baseball, illegal immigration and an extension of unemployment benefits, among other issues, and drew criticism within his party for his ornery nature and controversial statements.