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Islamic State claims Baghdad blasts that killed at least 28, wounded 54
A pair of bomb blasts targeting a market in central Baghdad Saturday killed at least 28 people and wounded at least 54, according to police and medical officials.
 
Russia is pushing for a U.N. Security Council vote Saturday to support the cease-fire it helped broker in Syria, where the truce remained largely intact on its second day despite sporadic clashes.
 
Activists say besieged opposition pockets around the Syrian capital of Damascus have seen no reprieve in fighting despite a nationwide cease-fire agreement that went into effect over 36 hours ago.
 
Romanian border guards have discovered 48 Iraqi citizens hidden away in a truck that officially was transporting boxes of chocolate.
 
UN Security Council to vote on Syria cease-fire agreement
The U.N. Security Council will vote Saturday on a resolution that would endorse the cease-fire agreement in Syria brokered by Russia and Turkey, and reiterate support for a roadmap to peace that starts with a transitional government.
 
EU stands by 2-state solution for Palestinian-Israel peace
The European Union has joined the outgoing U.S. administration in defending the two-state solution as the best way to achieve lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
 
Syria's army said Thursday it would halt all military operations from midnight, under a deal brokered by Russia and Turkey, with the opposition National Coalition announcing support for the agreement.
 
A senior U.S. defense official is confirming that a top Islamic State military commander was killed by a coalition airstrike in Syria on Monday.
 
Iraqi troops have pushed deeper into Mosul after a two-week lull in the operation to retake the Islamic State-held city.
 
Turkey and Russia have agreed on a cease-fire plan for all of Syria that should come into force this evening at midnight, Turkish state media said on Wednesday, as Ankara and Moscow tighten cooperation to find an end to the civil war.
 
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