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ISIL battles displacing families for winter

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Thousands of families have been forced out of their homes in Iraq and Syria as the militant group ISIL overtakes dozens of towns and kills scores of civilians. Continue reading

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U.S. soldiers were injured by Iraq chemical weapons, report shows

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American soldiers were exposed to chemical agents at the start of the 2003 Iraq War, sustaining injuries that they were instructed not to discuss. Continue reading

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35,000 walruses gather in Alaska due to climate change

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A gathering of 35,000 walruses on the Alaskan shore earlier this month was a dramatic glimpse at the effects of climate change. Continue reading

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Mystery holes in Siberia raise climate change concerns

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A new side effect of climate change has appeared in Siberia, where mysterious, giant holes the size of football fields have opened in the ground. Continue reading

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Is Putin repeating history in Crimea?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO There’s the old saying that those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. In light of the current events in Crimea,…read more

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