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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at Beech Hill Farm in Hopkinton, New Hampshire July 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. democratic presidential hopeful Clinton to call for lifting Cuban embargo

30 July 2015

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton this week will call on U.S. lawmakers to lift the long-standing economic embargo against Cuba, her campaign announced on Wednesday.

Mullah Omar of Afghanistan's Taliban regime is shown in this undated U.S. National Counterterrorism Center image. REUTERS/National Counterterrorism Center/Handout via Reuters

Afghanistan says Taliban leader dead, urges peace talks

30 July 2015

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan said on Wednesday that Mullah Omar, the elusive leader of the Taliban movement fighting to topple the government, died more than two years ago.

Mullah Omar of Afghanistan's Taliban regime is shown in this undated U.S. National Counterterrorism Center image.   REUTERS/National Counterterrorism Center/Handout via Reuters

White House - Taliban can embrace talks, reach peace with Afghanistan

30 July 2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday said it believed the Taliban had an opportunity to make peace with the government of Afghanistan during an Afghan-led peace process.

U.S., allies target Islamic State in Syria, Iraq with 14 air strikes - U.S. Military

30 July 2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 11 air strikes in Iraq on Tuesday against the Islamic State and also targeted the militant group with three strikes in Syria, the U.S. military said.

Taliban leader, who Afghanistan says is dead, a pious enigma

30 July 2015

KABUL (Reuters) - One of the most wanted men in the world for over a decade, Mullah Omar was also one of the most elusive.

Syrian PM says power crisis worsens as militants target plants

30 July 2015

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Electricity is being increasingly rationed in government-controlled areas of Syria after an escalation in attacks on power plants by Islamist militants.

A combination photo shows Zimbabwean safari operator Honest Ndlovu (R) and fellow countryman and hunter Theo Bronkhorst waiting to appear in Hwange magistrates court, July 29, 2015.  REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwean charged over killing of Cecil the lion

30 July 2015

HWANGE, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - A Zimbabwean court on Wednesday charged a professional hunter with failing to prevent an American from unlawfully killing 'Cecil', the southern African country's best-known lion, in a case that has triggered widespread revulsion at trophy hunting.

A Canadair firefighting aircraft from Italy drops water over a forest near Fiumicino International airport in Rome, Italy, July 29, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Rome airport fully operational after forest fire affects flights

30 July 2015

ROME (Reuters) - Rome's Fiumicino airport resumed full operations after smoke from a forest fire on Wednesday forced Italy's busiest hub to suspend takeoffs and restrict landings.

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a news conference after the Summit of Heads of State and Government of The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) in Abuja, Nigeria, June 11, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Buhari in Cameroon seeks closer partnership against Boko Haram

30 July 2015

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - The leaders of Nigerian and Cameroon met on Wednesday in a bid to soothe fractious ties between the West African neighbours and strengthen cooperation against Islamist insurgents Boko Haram.

White House says believes reports of Taliban leader's death are 'credible'

30 July 2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday it was aware of reports of the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar and believes the reports are "credible."

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