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Islamic State Beheads Another US Journalist In New Video

The Islamic State has released a video showing a masked militant apparently beheading a second American journalist and threatening to kill a British captive next. “I’m back, Obama, and I’m back because of your arrogant foreign policy towards the Islamic State,” the militant says, speaking in what...

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Obasanjo, Others Launch Petition For More Solidarity On Control Of Ebola Outbreak

In an open letter, former heads of state as well as leaders from civil society and business ...

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Iranian President Urges Islamic Clerics To Embrace Internet

Iran’s president has urged the country’s clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which...

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3 Americans Held Captive In North Korea Cry For Help

North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to...

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33 Tons Of Dead Fishes Evacuated from Mexico River

Mexican authorities say a mass die-off of fish at a lake in ...

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Saudi Arabia Suspends Labour Visas For Nations Worst Hit By Ebola

Saudi Arabia has stopped granting visas to workers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries worst-hit by the deadly Ebola virus, the labour ministry announced Monday. The “preventive ...

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Putin Calls For Independence Of Easter Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharply raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict ...

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Putin Calls For Independence Of Eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharply raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict by calling for the first time for statehood to be considered for ...

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EU To Impose Further Sanction On Russia

European Union leaders are poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warns the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Saturday the EU was prepared to toughen sanctions against Russia ...

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UN Peacekeepers In Syria Rescued

Thirty-two UN peacekeepers from the Philippines have been rescued from unidentified fighters who had attacked their post on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, the United Nations has said. But another group of peacekeepers, ...

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