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Defusing ISIS bombs with bare hands and little else

Along a dusty village track just 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mosul, a Peshmerga pick up truck leads us to a small house. We drive slowly, and in single file. There are hidden dangers all around.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:48:26 GMT
Iraqi Christian town freed from ISIS control, commander says

Iraqi forces are in complete control of the Christian town of Hamdaniya after ISIS militants seized the city more than two years ago, a commander said.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:04:27 GMT
Pirate radio risks death to fight ISIS on airwaves

Not far from Mohamad Al Mawsily's studio, fierce battles are raging to oust ISIS from the northern city of Mosul. But from his secret location, the young Iraqi businessman is waging another war against the militants on a daily basis. Less bloody? Yes. But, still potentially lethal.

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:23:40 GMT
1st woman to climb Everest dies

Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb the world's highest peak, has died at age 77, according to Japanese media reports.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:30:02 GMT
Guard killed; 174 inmates escape

A manhunt is underway after 174 inmates escaped from a prison in Haiti following a riot during which one guard was killed, authorities said.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:31:40 GMT
Hostages held nearly 5 years freed

Somali pirates have released 26 hostages after nearly five years in captivity, according to an organization involved in mediation efforts.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:41:48 GMT
One man's flight to freedom in a hay stack

Sunday marks the 60th anniversary of the ill-fated revolution, one man remembers escaping the violence that would leave 2,500 Hungarians dead and so many more displaced.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:29:24 GMT
Zombies walk Mexico City streets

Enthusiasts take part in a zombie walk in Mexico City.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 01:44:08 GMT
Millions of IP addresses used in cyberattack

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:57:33 GMT
Mortar attack marks end of Aleppo ceasefire

Mortar fire from regime forces struck the al-Mashhad neighborhood of eastern Aleppo on Saturday evening as a three-day Russian-backed ceasefire came to an end at 7 p.m. (noon ET), according to the activist Aleppo Media Center.

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:34:13 GMT
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