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Jordan executes prisoners after ISIS video

<b>(CNN) —</b> The family of a Jordanian fighter pilot mercilessly killed by ISIS is calling for total revenge.<p>Lt. Moath al-Kasasbeh, 27, was burned alive while confined in a cage.<p>In response, Jordan executed two prisoners -- Sajida al-Rishawi, a would-be suicide bomber whose release ISIS had previously …

Jordan

Jordan Executes Two Prisoners After Militants Kill Pilot

Sajida al-Rishawi, Whose Release Islamic State Had Demanded, Was Among Those Executed<p>AMMAN, Jordan—Jordan executed two convicted terrorists early Wednesday, hours after Islamic State jihadists released a video purporting to show them burning alive a captured Jordanian air-force pilot.<p>The death of …

Military

Jordan says IS can be defeated; uproar over burn video

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan called Wednesday for a decisive battle against the Islamic State group, declaring "this evil can and should be defeated," …

Islam

Sydney Attacker Man Haron Monis Highlights Danger Posed by 'Lone Wolves'

The killing of a Canadian soldier in broad daylight, followed by a shootout in Parliament. A hatchet attack on two New York City police officers posing for a photo on the sidewalk. The 16-hour siege of a chocolate shop in Sydney.<p>All carried out, authorities have said, by men inspired by radical …

Terrorism

Barcelona 1-1 Atletico: Simeone's side seal historic title victory at the Camp Nou

The starting line-ups - and Atletico's enforced early changes<p>Atletico fought back from 1-0 down to record the most amazing title victory in …

Atlético Madrid win more than the league with 'impossible' La Liga title

"Madrid is red and white" said Diego Simeone and Madrid was red and white. Outside the Vicente Calderón, up the Paseo de los Melancólicos, along Pontones and Acacias, around Ortega y Munilla and over Embajadores, it was red and white. In the middle, the bus was blue. Spain's new champions were on …

Poll shows Ebola fears keeping some Americans at home

Ebola fears have not yet affected international business travel, according to one poll, but another suggests Americans at large are concerned enough that they are curbing overseas trips.<p>A poll released Thursday by the Global Business Travel Association, an industry trade group, found nearly 80 …

UK jets launch first attacks against ISIS in Iraq

​Tornado bombers from Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) have carried out their first attacks against the Islamic State in Iraq, according to the Ministry of Defense (MoD).<p><i>"This action is part of the international coalition’s operations to support the democratic Iraqi government,</i>" the MoD said in a …

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

<b>(CNN) —</b> NBC medical correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman apologizes for violating quarantine. The husband of the Ebola-stricken Spanish nurse lashes out. A U.N. worker being treated for the disease in Germany dies. And the World Health Organization tweets that 8,914 Ebola cases and 4,447 deaths have …

High School Soccer Coaches Resign After Players Chanted "Ebola" to Taunt West African Opponent

Soccer coaches at Northampton Area high school in Pennsylvania have resigned, after players allegedly directed “Ebola” chants and other racial …

Ebola winning the race, says UN official Anthony Banbury

<b>The UN's Ebola mission chief says the world is falling behind in the race to contain the virus, with thousands of new cases predicted by December.</b><p>"It is running faster than us, and it is winning the race," Anthony Banbury told the UN Security Council.<p>The World Health Organization (WHO) says 4,447 …

Disease

“Ebola Deeply” Is The Only Place You Should Be Getting Ebola News

Before prepping or panicking, click over to the Ebola Deeply, an authoritative resource from the journalists who brought you Syria Deeply.<p>Lara Setrakian hopes her newest website, <i>Ebola Deeply</i>, shuts down in six months. While that might seem like a strange goal for any other new venture, it’s pure …

Coalition hits ISIS hard in Kobani; militants keep pushing

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS appears to have gained more ground in Iraq.<p>Islamic State fighters surrounded one of Iraq's largest air bases Tuesday, a police captain in Anbar province and other security sources told CNN. The militants are preparing to launch an attack on Ein Al-Assad military airbase, which is …

Girls’ Education Must Remain a Priority

Today, as we observe the International Day of the Girl Child, we are reminded yet again that we cannot promote prosperity and stability unless we …

Gender

Congratulations Malala and Kailash!

Two education advocates receiving this prestigious prize is a strong recognition of education as a force for peace. It shows the importance of …

Syria Border City Kobani 'Holding Off' ISIS Militants

Kobani is still holding out against ISIS, the top Kurdish official in the besieged Syria border city said Monday—but a senior U.S. defense official …

Correction: Iraq story

BAGHDAD (AP) — In a story Oct. 14 about violence in Iraq, The Associated Press reported erroneously the year of a series of lethal attacks by two …

Islamic State crisis: Besieged Kobane under heavy fire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1113000/1113106_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524683338_91b011e33d7971e93cedc78524abbca8<p><b>Intense fighting has flared between Kurdish militiamen and Islamic State (IS) militants advancing on the northern Syrian town of Kobane.</b><p>A BBC …

Middle East