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Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

February 1, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. more »»

 
 
 
Video: Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist

February 1, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. more »»

Greek leader tamps down rhetoric, vows to pay off debts

January 31, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A day after Greece appeared on a collision course with its creditors, new radical left Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has tamped down the rhetoric by vowing to pay off debts... more »»

Japan 'indignant' over purported video of hostage beheading

January 31, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage Sunday over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading hostage Kenji Goto. more »»

Video: Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist

January 31, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — An online video purports to show Islamic State group militants beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. more »»

Yemen president refuses to reconsider resignation

January 31, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's president will not reconsider his resignation, despite pressure for him to do so by rebels who control the capital and who he says are holding him "at gunpoint," an... more »»

President: Egypt faces long fight to defeat Sinai militants

January 31, 2015

El-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi told his nation to prepare for a long fight to defeat Islamic extremists Saturday following a wave of attacks on security forces in... more »»

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian who hurled firebomb

January 31, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says troops have shot a pair of Palestinians who were throwing firebombs at Israeli vehicles in the West Bank. more »»

Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

January 31, 2015

DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) — Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. more »»

Spanish radical left party gets boost with huge Madrid rally

January 31, 2015

MADRID (AP) — At least 100,000 people marched through Madrid on Saturday in a show of strength by a fledgling radical leftist party, which hopes to emulate the success of Greece's Syriza party in... more »»

Anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Kabul turns violent

January 31, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A protest in the Afghan capital, Kabul, Saturday against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, turned into a violent confrontation between riot police and... more »»

Italy's lawmakers elect Sergio Mattarella as president

January 31, 2015

ROME (AP) — Sergio Mattarella, a Constitutional Court justice widely considered to be above the political fray, was elected Saturday as Italy's president in the third day of balloting by... more »»

South Africa riots raise worry about anti-foreign sentiment

January 31, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African youths recently swept through an intersection in the heart of Soweto township, breaking into immigrant-owned shops and grabbing whatever they could — soda, a loa... more »»

Africa agrees to send 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram

January 31, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African leaders have agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, an African Union official said Saturday. more »»

Islamic State fighters admit defeat in Syrian town of Kobani

January 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated in the Syrian town of Kobani and vowed to attack the town again. more »»

Bahrain revokes citizenship of IS group ideologue

January 31, 2015

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahraini authorities say they have stripped the citizenship of a senior member of the Islamic State militant group and dozens of other peopl. more »»

Vatican hits sour note with women, but progress may come

January 31, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A new Vatican outreach initiative to listen to women hit a sour note before it even got off the ground: The sexy blonde on its Internet promo video came under such ridicule... more »»

Germany's Merkel says she doesn't see another Greek debt cut

January 31, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the refusal of Greece's European creditors to consider forgiving part of the debt-ridden country's rescue loans, though she stressed i... more »»

Former German president Richard von Weizsaecker dies at 94

January 31, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker, who declared Germany's World War II surrender a "day of liberation" for his country as he urged it to confront the Nazi past, and... more »»

China offers up to $50K in cash for terror tips in Tibet

January 31, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are offering up to 300,000 yuan ($50,000) for tips on terrorism activities in the Himalayan region of Tibet, the official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday. more »»

Iraqi libraries ransacked by Islamic State group in Mosul

January 31, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — When Islamic State group militants invaded the Central Library of Mosul earlier this month, they were on a mission to destroy a familiar enemy: other people's idea. more »»

 
 
 

 

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