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Rebels push to take Donetsk airport

Rebel forces in eastern Ukraine begin an offensive in an attempt to capture the government-held airport in Donetsk, Ukrainian officials say.


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A blast at an explosives factory north of Sofia kills 15 people, prompting Bulgaria to declare Friday a day of national mourning.

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The Turkish parliament is to vote on a motion to deploy the military in Iraq and Syria and allow foreign troops to use its territory.

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