While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, June 15 edition

ISIS teenager said to be Britain's youngest suicide bomber

A 17-year old who left northern England to join ISIS was reported to have become Britain's youngest suicide bomber when he blew himself up in a car in northern Iraq, British media said after the militants posted pictures on social media.

The young man, who was named as Abu Yusuf al-Britani, was shown standing next to a black vehicle in photographs posted on Islamic State-affiliated social media accounts, the Guardian newspaper reported. The posts said he then took part in a suicide attack in Iraq's Salahuddin province.

He is believed to be Talha Asmal, a teenager who left West Yorkshire in March, and was thought to have joined ISIS (Islamic State in iraq and Syria), according to a statement from his family.

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Turkey opens border to Syrian refugees fleeing ISIS-fuelled fighting

Turkey on Sunday began accepting onto its territory Syrian refugees fleeing the battle between Kurds and ISIS extremists for the Syrian border town of Tal Abyad, an AFP photographer said.

Dozens of Syrian refugees, many carrying sacks of possessions, started passing through the Akcakale border gate onto Turkish territory as thousands more awaited their turn to cross on other side.

Turkey had for several days been blocking the Syrians from entering Turkey, saying it would only allow them into the country in the event of a humanitarian tragedy.

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Football: Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere seal England Euro 2016 win in Slovenia

England striker Wayne Rooney moved within one goal of equalling their all-time scoring record when his late goal secured a 3-2 win in Slovenia and kept up the Group E leaders' 100 per cent record in Euro 2016 qualifying on Sunday.

Jack Wilshere earlier twice smashed the ball into the top corner from outside the area, his first international goals, as England moved within touching distance of the finals in France with 18 points from six Group E games, nine above second-placed Slovenia.

Milivoje Novakovic had coolly given the hosts a 37th-minute lead after a series of England errors and Nejc Pecnik made it 2-2 late on before a defensive howler set up Rooney for his 48th England goal, one behind record holder Bobby Charlton.

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Football: Venezuela stun Colombia in Copa America

Zenit St. Petersburg striker Salomon Rondon scored as Venezuela upset star-studded Colombia 1-0 at the Copa America on Sunday.

Colombia, bristling with Europe-based stars including Real Madrid's James Rodriguez and Manchester United's Radamel Falcao, are regarded as dark horses for the title.

But the 2014 World Cup quarter-finalists were unable to respond after Rondon headed Venezuela into the lead midway through the second half.

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Jurassic World roars to record setting $275 million opening in North America

Dinosaurs rule the earth again after Jurassic World debuted to a dominant US$204.6 million (S$275 million) at the domestic box office this weekend.

That commanding number, the second biggest opening in history, all but ensures that those pesky geneticists will keep futzing around with Triceratops DNA for several more instalments and park-goers will continue to serve as prehistoric reptile kibble.

Universal Pictures and Legendary shelled out US$150 million to reopen the park, bringing on Sundance sensation Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed) and snagging Chris Pratt to star in the sequel. It has been more than a decade since Jurassic Park III and the absence appears to have spiked interest in the latest film. Credit goes to Trevorrow and crew for recapturing that old Isla Nublar magic.

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