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Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft

Syrian MIGThe Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning — the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau.

The military said a "Syrian aircraft infiltrated into Israeli air space" in the morning hours and that the military "intercepted the aircraft in mid-flight, using the Patriot air defense system."

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3 missing Afghan officers detained at Canadian border

Training base, Cape Cod, Mass.Three senior Afghan military officers who failed to return to a U.S. training base in Cape Cod, Mass., were taken into custody Monday while trying to cross into Canada, according to a spokesman for the Massachusetts State Police.

State police spokesman David Procopio said federal authorities were interviewing the officers at Rainbow Bridge checkpoint in Niagara Falls, N.Y., but provided no further details.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said earlier that the three officers did not appear to pose a threat to the public and may have been trying to defect.

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Ashraf Ghani elected president of Afghanistan

Ashraf GhaniAfghanistan's presidential election, more than three months after voters headed to the polls.

By early July, preliminary election results showed Ghani, the country's finance minister, had a lead over challenger Abdullah Abdullah in the June 14 run-off election.

Abdullah challenged those results and called for an audit — overseen by the United Nations and paid for by the U.S. government — to be performed on the results.

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US quietly releases 14 Pakistani detainees from Afghanistan jail

Parwan detention facilityThe United States has quietly released 14 Pakistani citizens from military detention in Afghanistan, where the US holds its most secret cohort of detainees in its war on terrorism.

The US military transferred the 14 to Pakistani government custody on Saturday. It did not publicize the release, as is typical with releases from the detention center on the outskirts of Bagram Airfield which is known formally as the Detention Facility in Parwan.

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Hostage Alan Henning's family make desperate plea for mercy

Alan Henning held by ISISThe family of British hostage Alan Henning made a dramatic appeal last night for his release.

It follows rumours on social networking sites that the 47-year-old taxi driver from Manchester had become the latest hostage to be killed by Islamic State (IS).

His wife Barbara Henning said: "Alan is a peaceful, selfless man who left his family and his job as a taxi driver in the UK to drive in a convoy all the way to Syria with his Muslim colleagues and friends to help those most in need.

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Turkey secures release of hostages held by Islamic State

Hostages released to TurkeyTurkish intelligence agents brought 46 hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq back to Turkey on Saturday after more than three months in captivity, in what President Tayyip Erdogan described as a covert rescue operation.

Security sources told Reuters the hostages had been released overnight in the town of Tel Abyad on the Syrian side of the border with Turkey after being transferred from the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, Islamic State's stronghold.

Officials declined to give details of the rescue operation.

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Obama refuses to grant Ukraine special non-NATO ally status

PoroshenkoThursday was likely a disappointing day for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, whose requests for lethal aid and special security status as a non-NATO ally were both denied by U.S. President Barack Obama.

Poroshenko delivered an impassioned plea for both at a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Thursday.

When asked whether the U.S. would grant the request for special non-NATO ally status, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Thursday, "I'm not familiar with that specific request."

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