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United Kingdom

More: Police raided grandparents' home 1 day before missing British family left country - @BBCBreaking

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Sources: British family of 12 reported missing by relatives have made contact saying they are in Syria - @BBCBreaking

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Prime Minister David Cameron thinks there would be a legal case to strike Islamic State in Syria if necessary, spokeswoman says - @Reuters

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UK may need to strike Islamic State in Syria, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon suggests - @itvnews

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Syrian civil war

Missing British family of 12 may have fled to Syria, police say; no information given on any possible terror ties - @BBCBreaking

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Syrian civil war

UN World Food Program to cut food vouchers for Syrian refugees in Lebanon to $13.50 a month due to funding shortfall; Jordan program may be scrapped entirely - @guardianworld

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Syrian Kurds say beat back Islamic State attack on border town of Tel Abayd - @Reuters

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In '1st', Islamic State beheads two women in Syria, monitor group says - @AFP

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Syrian civil war

UN Security Council condemns fighting and use of heavy weapons by Syrian armed forces and opposition fighters - @AP

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Syrian civil war

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to meet with Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss Syrian crisis - @nytimes

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Fight against Islamic State militants

More: Court documents say Alaa Saadeh, 23, of West New York, NJ, was planning to travel to Syria to link up with Islamic State militants and was in regular contact with others in the New York area who had similar plans - @NBCNewYork

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Russia's support for Syrian leadership is unchanged, Putin says - @Reuters

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Glastonbury Festival

Dalai Lama makes rare comment on escalating violence in Syria and Iraq during speech at Glastonbury festival, says, 'The worst thing [about] the conflict is the killing of others in the name of faith. Unthinkable.' - guardiannews

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Islamic State militants kill at least 40 Syrian troops during consecutive attacks on 3 checkpoints in central Syria, activists say - @DailyStarLeb

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Syrian civil war

Blast rocks Syrian town of Kobane, plumes of white smoke seen rising, witness says - @DailyStarLeb

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Syrian civil war

Syrian rescue organization appeals to UN Security Council over Syrian government use of barrel bombs - @AP

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Islamic State suicide attack on a security building in Hasakeh kills at least 20 Syrian troops, says monitoring group - @AFP

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Syrian civil war

Islamic State attacks security building in Syrian city of Hasaka, destroying part of it, says Information Minister - @Reuters

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Ahrar ash-Sham

German federal prosecutors charge 3 Lebanese and 1 German with supporting Islamist group fighting in Syria - @AP

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korea imposes sanctions on 7 individuals and organizations from Taiwan and Syria linked to weapons trade with North Korea, officials say - @AP

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