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What Happened on 13 November 2015

US drone strike in Syria targets British militant 'Jihadi John'

The Islamic State militant known as “Jihadi John”, who became infamous for carrying out several on-camera beheadings of western hostages,… Read More.

Myanmar polls: Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD wins two-third majority

Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has won a landslide victory in the Myanmar elections. With over… Read More.

Lebanon holds day of mourning after deadly bombings in Beirut

Lebanon is holding a day of national mourning after more than 40 people were killed in twin suicide bombings in… Read More.

Rubio favors amnesty for migrants because he is Hispanic: Trump

Donald Trump has said that fellow Republican Marco Rubio was in favor of “amnesty” for millions of undocumented immigrants because… Read More.

2 US B-52 bombers flew near China-built artificial islands: Pentagon

Two American B-52 bombers flew close to the artificial islands built by China in the South China… Read More.

EU leaders to host Turkish president in bid to secure €3bn migrant deal

EU leaders including German chancellor Angela Merkel are working hard to clinch a €3 billion agreement with Turkey’s president, Recep… Read More.

Brazil mine disaster: President Rousseff announces initial fine of $66mn

Shares in BHP Billiton have plunged to a ten-year-low after the Brazil government slapped an initial fine… Read More.

Phil Taylor, former drummer of British rock band Motörhead, dies aged 61

The former Motörhead drummer, Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor, has died, aged 61. He was a member of the cult British… Read More.