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Honduras convicts Mexican, two Hondurans for plotting to kill president

TEGUCIGALPA: A court found a Mexican man and two Hondurans guilty of plotting to assassinate Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who has extradited more than a dozen drug lords since taking office, a judicial spokesman and security officials said on Sunday. The Mexican, Jesus Estrada, and the two Hondurans, Victor Flores and Jose Contreras, were… Read More »

Turkey-backed rebels kill 68 IS fighters near Syria's al-Bab – military

ANKARA: Syrian rebels backed by Turkish warplanes killed 68 Islamic State militants in northern Syria overnight, the Turkish military said on Saturday, as intense fighting around the town of al-Bab continued. Rebels supported by Turkish troops have laid siege to the Islamic State-held town for weeks under the “Euphrates Shield” operation launched by Turkey nearly… Read More »

Air strikes kill 22 in Syria's Idlib province during ceasefire – monitor

BEIRUT: Air strikes killed 22 people in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, on the last day of a three day ceasefire announced by the Syrian army. The air strikes hit the town of Darkush, near the Turkish border, in western Idlib province. Idlib province and… Read More »