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After civilians killed in Mosul, Pentagon denies loosening rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon, facing accusations that a coalition air strike may have killed scores of civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul, said on Monday it was not loosening its rules of engagement in the fight against Islamic State but that resources to investigate claims were limited.

London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link: police
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on parliament last week, had any association with Islamic State or al Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in jihad.

U.S., Britain, France, others skip nuclear weapons ban treaty talks
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States, Britain and France are among almost 40 countries that will not join talks on a nuclear weapons ban treaty starting at the United Nations on Monday, said U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley.

U.S.-coalition sees no 'imminent risk' to Syria's Tabqa dam
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition said on Monday it saw no imminent danger to a major hydroelectric dam that allied Syrian militias are fighting to take from Islamic State, unless the jihadists planned to blow it up.

Iran's Rouhani seeks deals with new friend Russia
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iran's president met Russia's prime minister on Monday in a bid to develop a warming relationship that has been greatly strengthened by both sides' involvement on the same side of the war in Syria.

Turks in Germany start voting in referendum to boost Erdogan powers
BERLIN (Reuters) - Turks living in Germany began casting their ballots on Monday in a referendum that proposes changing Turkey's constitution to increase President Tayyip Erdogan's powers.