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    Major Powers Agree to Cessation of Hostilities in Syria

    US Secretary of State Kerry says cessation to begin in one week’s time, but added Munich talks produced commitments on paper, real test will be if all parties honor their commitments


    U.S. Marines head out on an operation from their base at Musa Qala in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, Nov. 13, 2010.

    US Forces in Afghanistan Up Anti-IS Strikes

    Brig. Gen. Wilson Shoffner estimates there are up to 3,000 Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan; militants working to ‘establish a base’ in southern Nangarhar province

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks at a news conference during a NATO defense ministers meeting at the alliance's headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 11, 2016.

    NATO Alliance May Join Anti-IS Coalition

    Addition would bring alliance's experience in building partner capacity and training ground forces, US's Ash Carter tells fellow defense chiefs in Brussels

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    NATO to Target Migrant Smugglersi
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    Jeff Custer
    February 11, 2016 4:35 PM
    NATO has announced plans to send warships to the Aegean Sea to target migrant smugglers in the alliance's most direct intervention so far since a wave of people began trying to reach European shores.

    NATO to Target Migrant Smugglers

    NATO has announced plans to send warships to the Aegean Sea to target migrant smugglers in the alliance's most direct intervention so far since a wave of people began trying to reach European shores.


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    Mosul Refugees Talk About Life Under ISi
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    February 11, 2016 9:19 PM
    A top U.S. intelligence official told Congress this week that a planned Iraqi-led operation to re-take the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants is unlikely to take place this year. IS took over the city in June 2014, and for the past year and a half, Mosul residents have been held captive under its rule. VOA's Zana Omar talked to some families who managed to escape. Bronwyn Benito narrates his report.
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    Could Harmless Wolbachia Bacteria Stop the Zika Virus?i
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    February 11, 2016 6:00 PM
    Could Harmless Wolbachia Bacteria Stop the Zika Virus?

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