Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; teenager killed

Relatives and neighbors of Suhail Ahmed Sofi shout slogans during his funeral procession in Narbal some 15 Kilometers (10 miles) North of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, April 18, 2015. Government forces fired on anti-India protesters Saturday and killed a teenage student on the second day of violent clashes in the disputed Himalayan region, police said. Relatives disputed the official account, saying the boy was killed in custody. In an unusual move for law enforcement in Kashmir, police quickly opened a case for murder and began investigating the boy’s death. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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Iraq’s forces drive IS militants from key town

FILE – In this file photo taken Thursday, June 19, 2014, al-Qaeda-inspired militants stand with captured Iraqi army Humvee at a checkpoint outside an oil refinery in Beiji, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The government forces on Friday, Nov. 14, drove Islamic State militants out from their remaining strongholds inside the oil refinery town of Beiji, two security official said, in a key victory over the terror group that has captured much of northern and western Iraq in a stunning summer offensive.                (AP Photo, File)

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Ukraine rebel-held Donetsk sees ‘heavy fighting’

Ukrainian servicemen sit in an armoured personnel carrier (APC) near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk, in the region of Donetsk, on 5 August 2014.

Ukrainian government forces are trying to recapture the Donetsk and Luhansk rebel strongholds.

Heavy fighting has erupted in a suburb of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, local officials say.

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