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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Oct.5 that air strikes in Syria must target ISIL militants but also other groups "considered as terrorists."
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Madrid on Oct.4, beginning a European tour amid alarm over Russian bombardments in Syria and the refugee crisis sparked by the conflict.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
At least 12 jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have been killed in Russia's first air strikes on the extremist faction's main Syrian bastion, a monitoring group said.
MANCHESTER, England - Reuters
Russia is engaged in "classic asymmetric warfare" in Syria by using its military clout to prop up President Bashar al-Assad while saying it is attacking ISIL militants, Britain's foreign minister said on Oct.4.
ANKARA / NEW YORK
Turkey and others express anger that Russia has targeted putatively moderate rebels in Syria in its recent bombing campaign
British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Oct.4 that Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin's decision to take military action in Syria to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was a "terrible mistake".
LONDON - Reuters
A 15-year-old boy, thought to be the youngest Briton to be convicted of a terrorism offence, was given a life sentence on Friday for inciting an attack on a World War One commemorative event in Australia from his bedroom in northern England.
KABUL - Agence France-Presse
President Barack Obama has pledged a full investigation into an apparent US air strike on an Afghan hospital that killed 19 people, in a bombing the UN said could amount to a war crime.
PARIS - Reuters
Russia estimates its air strike campaign in Syria could last three to four months, the head of the foreign affairs committee at the State Duma, Russia's parliament, said on Oct.2.
WASHINGTON - AFP
US President Barack Obama has warned that Russia’s military engagement in Syria in support of strongman Bashar al-Assad is a "recipe for disaster," though Washington could still work with Moscow on reducing tensions.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan - Agence France-Presse
The Taliban claimed Oct.2 to have shot down a US military transport plane in eastern Afghanistan in a crash that killed 11 people, as the battle for Kunduz raged after the emboldened militants briefly seized the city.
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