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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

September 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Pinecrest, Fla., police officer stands outside the home of the family of journalist Steven Sotloff, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 in Pinecrest, Fla. An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of Sotloff, who went missing in Syria last year. The extremist group, which has claimed wide [&hellip...

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Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

September 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Kenneth Bae, a American tour guide and missionary serving a 15-year sentence, detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who...

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken during a tour offered to onlookers and journalists by the Dawn of Libya militia on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, damage is seen in the front yard of a building at the U.S. Embassy compound in Tripoli, Libya, after weeks of violence between rival...

Philippine troops pull ‘greatest escape’ in Golan

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office, Philippine Military Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang, center, reacts after learning about the safe repositioning of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights as they monitor the...

Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Ukrainian troops sitting in a truck outside the village of Starobesheve, on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, after fleeing from the town of Ilovaisk, which was encircled by Russian-backed rebels over a number of days. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a...

Pakistan protesters march on PM’s residence

August 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Pakistan army soldier stands alert near the prime minister’s home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Protesters aledge fraud in 2013 elections and demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down from office. Pakistani police fired tear gas...

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

August 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria’s Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. It was unclear if the men were connected to an armed group that, the...

Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain

August 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Young miner Leber Vivas Gonzales, 16, center right, walks with his his arm over the shoulders of a rescue worker after he was rescued from the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, late Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22...

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

August 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Armored vehicles from the U.N. peacekeepers of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF wait to cross from the Israeli controlled Golan Heights to Syria, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. In southern Syria, government warplanes targeted...

Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

August 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this March 23, 2014 photo, Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss, right, talks with John Rice, senior search and rescue officer and mission coordinator for the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, at rescue coordination center of...