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Japan says it trusts Jordan to help Islamic State hostage

January 29, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japan said it was putting its trust in Jordan to help gain the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants, after the latest message purportedly from his captors... more »»

News Guide: A look at the Islamic State hostage crisis

January 29, 2015

A new message purportedly from Islamic State group militants holding a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian air force pilot sets yet another deadline to meet their demands. more »»

Israel-Lebanon border calm day after escalation

January 29, 2015

SHEAR YASHUV, Israel (AP) — The Israeli-Lebanese border is calm but Israel remains on alert a day after the deadliest escalation since the two sides' 2006 war. more »»

Israeli center-left alliance looks to unseat Netanyahu

January 29, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dissolved his unwieldy coalition and called new elections last month, he appeared almost certain to be returned once more to office. more »»

North Korea may be restarting nuke plant: US institute

January 29, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown, a U.S. research institute said Thursday. more »»

Raul Castro: US must return Guantanamo for normal relations

January 29, 2015

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. more »»

Inquest: Sydney café hostage killed by police bullet

January 29, 2015

SYDNEY (AP) — A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer's gun as authorities stormed in to en... more »»

Islamic State releases new audio message by Japanese hostage

January 29, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has released a message purportedly by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber linked to... more »»

Rights groups also doubt Mexico account on missing students

January 28, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — International human rights groups on Wednesday questioned the Mexican government's official account of the disappearance of 43 college students last fall in the southern state... more »»

North Korea may be restarting nuke plant: US institute

January 28, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown, a U.S. research institute said Thursday. more »»

Hezbollah fires missile salvo, killing 2 Israeli soldiers

January 28, 2015

SHEAR YASHUV, Israel (AP) — The Lebanese militant Hezbollah fired a salvo of missiles at an Israeli military convoy in a disputed border area Wednesday, killing two soldiers and triggering a... more »»

Ukraine rebels claim new key victory is within grasp

January 28, 2015

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they have almost fully encircled government forces in a town that hosts a strategic railway hub, putting them within... more »»

Huge YouTube bulk makes it tough to catch all terror videos

January 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Internet giant Google said Wednesday that the sheer volume of video on its YouTube website makes it tough to catch all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt th... more »»

Jordan offers swap to Islamic State group to save pilot

January 28, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan offered a precedent-setting prisoner swap to the Islamic State group Wednesday in a desperate attempt to save a Jordanian air force pilot the militants purportedly... more »»

Libya hotel attack signals growing reach of Islamic State

January 28, 2015

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Militants loyal to the Islamic State group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a deadly and complex attack on a hotel in Libya's capital Tripoli, signaling an expansion... more »»

Greece, eurozone creditors gear up for clash over bailout

January 28, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new radical left government has shot the first salvo in what is expected to be a tough clash with fellow eurozone countries over budget cuts that Athens says are... more »»

More resignations at top of anti-Islam organization

January 28, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — There's more trouble at the top for a German organization protesting the perceived "Islamization" of Europe. more »»

Wild kangaroos in Austria? At least 1, surviving in the snow

January 28, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — A kangaroo is on the loose in frigid and snowy Austria, hopping his way toward dispelling a famous slogan. more »»

EU centers on passenger data in anti-terror fight

January 28, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations are overhauling anti-terror measures to focus on airline passenger information as part of a strategy to halt the flow of foreign fighters to and from Syria... more »»

Litvinenko inquiry: Post-mortem was most dangerous ever

January 28, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The body of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was so radioactive that his post-mortem was "one of the most dangerous" ever undertaken and the isotope that killed him so rare... more »»

 
 
 

 

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