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Algerian Islamic militants behead French hostage

September 24, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian splinter group from al-Qaida has beheaded a French hostage over France's airstrikes on the Islamic State group, in a sign of the possible widening of the crisi... more »»

Italy stages Ebola evacuation drill _ just in case

September 24, 2014

PRATICA DI MARE AIR BASE, Italy (AP) — The patient, a slight woman in her 30s, lay motionless on the stretcher as a half-dozen men in biohazard suits transferred her from a C-27J cargo plane into... more »»

Turks leave for "family-friendly" IS group

September 24, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Islamic State group is run by religious zealots and marked by war, mass killings, crucifixions and beheading. more »»

UK Parliament recalled to discuss Iraq airstrikes

September 24, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament has been recalled to debate whether the country should support air strikes to thwart Islamic State group extremists in Iraq, Prime Minster David Cameron said... more »»

Red Cross team attacked while burying Ebola dead

September 24, 2014

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — A Red Cross team was attacked while collecting bodies believed to be infected with Ebola in southeastern Guinea, the latest in a string of assaults that are hindering... more »»

Hollande: group that killed French man is a threat

September 24, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday the terrorists who beheaded a French citizen in Algeria represent a global threat that must be stoppe. more »»

Algerian extremists behead French hostage

September 24, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage after France carried out airstrikes in Iraq, according to a video that appeared online... more »»

Dutch to send fighter jets to strike at IS in Iraq

September 24, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is sending six F-16 fighter jets to strike at the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq, Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher announced... more »»

French president says hostage killed in Algeria

September 24, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has confirmed the killing of a French hostage in Algeria.

A video released by a U.S. more »»

Arab states risk backlash by joining Syria strikes

September 24, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Arab nations that joined the United States in striking the Islamic State group in Syria were unusually open about it, throwing aside their usual secrecy and... more »»

Snowden honored with 'alternative Nobel'

September 24, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Edward Snowden was among the winners Wednesday of a Swedish human rights award, sometimes referred to as the "alternative Nobel," for his disclosures of top secret surveillance... more »»

Sunni militants kill 19 Shiite militiamen in Iraq

September 24, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Sunni militants killed 19 Shiite militiamen in an ambush north of Baghdad on Wednesday, officials said. more »»

Israelis usher in Jewish New Year with uncertainty

September 24, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis ushered in the year 5775 as they celebrated the Jewish New Year on Wednesday still shaken from this summer's 50-day war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip,... more »»

Obama: Al-Abadi the right man to lead Iraq

September 24, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama says new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (HY'-dahr ahl ah-BAH'-dee) is the right person to lead Iraq as the country faces an enormous threat from... more »»

US strikes IS group in Syria, Iraq

September 24, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. more »»

Iran general helped Iraq's Kurds battle IS group

September 24, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A top Iranian general and 70 of his forces were on the ground in Iraq this summer, helping Kurdish fighters defend the regional capital Irbil against Islamic State militants, ... more »»

ICC opens new Central African Republic probe

September 24, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court is opening a new investigation into atrocities including murder, rape and persecution during ruthless sectarian fighting since 2012... more »»

Jordan acquits radical cleric of terrorism charges

September 24, 2014

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian court on Wednesday acquitted radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada — known for his fiery pro-al-Qaida speeches — of involvement in a plot to target Israeli and... more »»

Mars mission opens India for space business

September 24, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India celebrated putting a spacecraft into orbit around Mars on Wednesday, hoping the rare feat will show the world it is open for business in space exploration and inspire a new... more »»

1,000 arrested in EU crackdown on organized crime

September 24, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In what a police chief called the biggest organized crime crackdown in Europe, law enforcement agencies across the European Union arrested more than 1,000 people in ... more »»

 
 

 

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