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25 Apr 2015 20:35

Islamic State takes military barracks, dam in Iraq's Anbar - sources

Islamic State militants in Iraq took partial control of a water dam and military barracks guarding it in the western Anbar province after fierce fighting through the night that continued on Saturday (Apr 25), security sources and witnesses said.

  • 25 Apr 2015 11:40

    US seeks access to Philippine bases as part of Asia pivot

    The United States has asked for access to Philippine military bases in eight locations to rotate troops, aircraft, and ships as Washington shifts its forces to Asia and as China expands its military presence in the South China Sea.

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