Category: World News

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Libyan militia raids evacuated U.S. embassy

Members of a Libyan militia raided the empty U.S. embassy in Tripoli on Sunday as fighting among rebel groups in the country continues.
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Afghan mining law “could strengthen armed groups”

A new law designed to regulate Afghanistan's nascent mining sector could increase corruption, lead to forced displacements and even allow armed groups...
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Ukraine Accuses Russia of Military Intrusion, Hopes for Settlement Faded

The leaders of Ukraine and Russia met on Tuesday for a possible peace talk. According to the U.N., the late night talks led to a possible ending of th...
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ISIS demands $6.6 ransom for release of American hostage

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has demanded that the U.S. government pay $6.6 million in ransom and release a Muslim woman prisoner in exchange f...
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Israel, Palestinians agree to longer ceasefire

Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza Strip agreed to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire that started 7 p.m. Tuesday.
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U.S. plans airstrikes in Syria, forms team to face top ISIS fighters

American spies are gathering information on the location of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leaders and fighters in Syria indicating possible U.S. air...
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Al Qaeda in Syria frees American hostage

An American freelance journalist kidnapped in Turkey in 2012 was released by his al Qaeda captors to United Nations representatives on Sunday.
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UK intelligence agencies say British rapper beheaded American journalist

Britain's foreign and domestic intelligence services have identified the British jihadist who beheaded American journalist James Foley as British rapp...
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Obama angered by beheading, calls for elimination of IS

President Barack Obama angrily responded to the beheading of a U.S. journalist by the Islamic State (IS) on Wednesday by calling for the removal of th...
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U.S. continues airstrikes vs. ISIS after journalist’s beheading, hunts executioner

U.S. warplanes bombed armed vehicles and positions of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants in northern Iraq on Thursday despite threats by the gr...