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Saturday, 6 February 2016 - Updated at 2000 hrs EST

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Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Don’t endanger visas for the Afghans who helped U.S. troops

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
The utter nastiness of Ted Cruz

Danielle Allen | The Washington Post
Sorry, Hillary: You are the establishment

Kathleen Parker | The Washington Post
The fight over Hillary Clinton’s speaking fees is ridiculous

Colbert I. King | The Washington Post
Clinton email scandal: Why it might be time to draft Joe Biden

International News

Thomson Reuters News
Pentagon’s budget plan funds 404 F-35s

Thomson Reuters News
Stade de France reopens for first time since Paris attacks

The New York Times
Homesick Iraqi refugees leaving Europe and heading home to the warzone

Thomson Reuters News
Al-Qaeda group claims kidnapping of Australians in Burkina Faso

The Sydney Morning Herald
Australian woman Jocelyn Elliott to be released by al-Qaeda in Burkina Faso

Thomson Reuters News
Somali plane hit by bomb, meant to kill all on board: minister

Thomson Reuters News
On Turkish side of border, Syrian refugees wait and worry

Thomson Reuters News
Syrians flee to Turkish border as Aleppo assault intensifies

Thomson Reuters News
Syrian government not serious about political solution - rebel leader

Thomson Reuters News
Kerry says in talks on Syria ceasefire, will know in days if possible

Thomson Reuters News
Syria signals no ceasefire before borders with Turkey, Jordan shut

Thomson Reuters News
Syria warns Saudis against incursion, says will be resisted

The New York Times
US preparing for possible air drops of humanitarian supplies over Syria

Thomson Reuters News
Three British troops injured in covert operation in Iraq

The Washington Post
Inside the Peshmerga: the Kurdish fighting forces battling Islamic State

Thomson Reuters News
Al-Qaeda mourns death of top commander in Yemen

Thomson Reuters News
Iran mocks Saudi offer to send ground troops to Syria

Thomson Reuters News
Afghan interior minister close to quitting as crisis deepens

The Washington Post
Pakistani students return to schools under threat of new attacks

Thomson Reuters News
Sri Lankan nationalists protest U.N. rights chief’s visit on war crimes

Thomson Reuters News
China committed to Korean denuclearisation, says Xi Jinping

Thomson Reuters News
China calls for calm as US deploys missile defence system for North Korean rocket

Thomson Reuters News
North Korea brings forward rocket launch to as soon as Sunday

The Sydney Morning Herald
Julie Bishop seeks legal advice on UN’s finding on Julian Assange

Thomson Reuters News
Haiti protesters stone to death ex-fighter as political crisis deepens

The New York Times
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