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Shelling and air strikes resume in Aleppo
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo and shelling of government-held areas of the city resumed on Friday, after a brief dawn lull following seven days of violence, a war monitor, a civil defense worker and Syrian state media said.

North Korea sentences Korean American to 10 years hard labor
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years of hard labor for subversion, North Korean media reported, in the latest conviction of a foreigner for crimes against the isolated state.

Helmet cam footage shows Islamic State in battlefield chaos
(Reuters) - Islamic State may exult in online portrayals of jihadis sweeping victoriously across Iraqi battlefields, but a camera recovered from the helmet of a dead fighter offers a contrasting picture of chaos and panic in a battle with Kurdish peshmerga.

Iran asks U.N. chief to intervene with U.S. after court ruling
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran asked U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday to convince the United States to stop violating state immunity after the top U.S. court ruled that $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American victims of attacks blamed on Tehran.

Helicopter crashes off Norwegian coast
OSLO (Reuters) - A helicopter with 13 people on board has crashed off the west coast of Norway, rescue services and media reported on Friday.

EU executive opposes call for easier suspension of visa-free travel
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A proposal by Germany and France to make it easier to suspend visa-free travel to the European Union from countries such as Turkey drew a frosty reception from the executive European Commission on Friday.