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ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey detains 24 as part of IS group financial probe

ANKARA, Turkey— Turkey’s state-run news agency says police detained 24 people as part of an investigation into the Islamic State group’s international financial dealings. Anadolu Agency reported on Monday the suspects were detained in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir and 10 other Turkish provinces over alleged money transfers to Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Indonesia and Libya. … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey detains 24 as part of IS group financial probe

KABUL, Afghanistan | Officials: Taliban try to take Afghan city, kill at least 14

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban fighters tried to overrun a provincial capital in Afghanistan early on Friday, hiding inside homes before slipping into city streets in the night to attack security forces and killing at least 14 policemen before being pushed back, officials said. The overnight attack in the southeastern city of Ghazni, the capital of … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Officials: Taliban try to take Afghan city, kill at least 14