by Daily Digest

US House of Representatives agrees to arm Syrian opposition; China lowers borrowing costs; 15 arrested in Australian anti-terror raids; journalist killed in Afghanistan; Scotland votes; and more

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House Approves Arming Moderate Syrian Opposition

Obama to expand efforts on ebola; China finds natural gas in South China Sea; Philippines government orders evcuation of volcano region; US steps up Iraq airstrikes; new tax breaks for Brazil; and more

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Obama to Expand Ebola Efforts

New government for Iraq; Chinese PM to visit India; South Korea's top nuclear envoy talks to US about resunming Six Party Talks; Imran Khan vows to continue protests; African Union troops accused of rape; and more 

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Iraq Forms New Government

Moscow denies ceas-fire with Ukraine; Japanese cabinet shuffle brings five women to fore; China and Canada attempt to mend relations; ISIS releases another video; Obama visits Estonia; and more 

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Confusion Over Ukraine Cease-fire Agreement

China-UK treaty breached with greater controls on Hong Kong; Japan and India strengthen ties; Kenya hosts terrorism summit; Cuba clamps down on imports; and more

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Britain Expresses Concern Over Hong Kong Political

Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion; China meets senior Vietnamese envoy to talk about disputed islands; Indonesia and Australia end espionage row; ebola caseload in West Africa expected to reach 20,000; Indian PM launches plan to provide bank accounts to every household; and more

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Ukraine Accuses Russia of Invasion

NATO to deploy forces at new bases in Eastern Europe in response to Ukraine crisis; ASEAN nations agree to strengthen cooperation on healthcare and environmental businesses; Gaza ceasefire negotiated; UN helicopter downed in South Sudan; and more

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NATO Plans New Bases as Poroshenko Meets Putin

Afghan candidate Abdullah Abdullah threatens to withdraw from presidential race; Indonesian president-elect to choose cabinet; Japanese officials to meet peers from Burma for first business talks; Zimbabwe and China 'strengthen friendship'; US begins surveillance flights over Syria; and more

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Afghan Candidate Threatens to Withdraw

Hollande dissolves French government; Thailand's junta leader sworn in as prime minister; South Korea, China and Japan to hold free trade talks; fighting intensifies in Gaza; White House officials to attend funeral of unarmed youth killed in Missouri; and more

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France Dissolves Government

New PM for Thailand; Indonesian court to rule on presidency; senior Hamas leaders killed in Israeli airstrike; Brazil's Socialist Party chooses new candidate; and more 

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Thai Junta Leader Appointed PM