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Ethiopians shocked by Islamic State killings

April 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Ahaza Kassaye, the mother of Eyasu Yikunoamlak who was held captive in Libya and killed by the Islamic State group, mourns his death with relatives and friends in the poor Cherkos Village neighborhood of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Monday, April 20, 2015. Many in Ethiopia are reeling from the news that several Ethiopians were killed in [&hellip...

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Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

April 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In tbhis May 29, 2003 file photo, sailors man the rails as the USS Theodore Roosevelt is manuvered into it’s berth at the Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. U.S. Navy officials say the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming...

Wartime climate in Saudi puts calls for reform on hold

April 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, April 15, 2015, shoppers stroll through a mall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia beneath an electronic billboard supporting the Saudi-led coalition’s military action in Yemen. The message is directed at the Iranian-allied Shiite...

Turkish Cypriot leadership election to go into 2nd round

April 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Turkish Cypriots leadership candidate Mustafa Akinci arrives at his campaign office at the Turkish Cypriot breakaway north part of the divided island of Cyprus, Sunday, April 19, 2015. The election for the Turkish Cypriot leadership will go to a second round...

Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

April 19, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani speaks, during his speech in Faizabad the capital of Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, Saturday, April 18, 2015. Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday that the Islamic State group had claimed...

Pope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy

April 19, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

An Italian Navy officer gives instruction to migrants who are waiting to disembark from Italian Navy ship “Driade” in Messina’s port, Sicily, Italy, Saturday, April 18, 2015. Italian ships have picked up some 10,000 people, many of them...

Report says China building airstrip on reclaimed island

April 18, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

This combination photo of satellite images taken on Feb. 6, 2015, top, and March 23, 2015, bottom, by Airbus Defence and Space, and distributed by IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly, shows what IHS Jane’s describes as an airstrip on Fiery Cross Reef in a...

Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years

April 18, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Pictures of jailed veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu are displayed by protesters outside Chinese central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong Friday, April 17, 2015. A court in Beijing on Friday sentenced Gao to seven years in prison for leaking a...

Amid chaos, Al-Qaida consolidates hold of Yemen province

April 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

The shadow of Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, are cast on a large representation of the Yemeni flag as they attend a demonstration against an arms embargo imposed by the U.N. Security Council on Houthi leaders, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, April 16, 2015....

A year after kidnap of schoolgirls in Nigeria, hope dwindles

April 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People hold candles as they sing during a vigil to mark the one year anniversary of the abduction of girls studying at the Chibok government secondary school, Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. On the first anniversary of the day 276 schoolgirls were...