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No sign of foul play in death of college student: Bermuda authorities<p>Coffee with a kangaroo?<p>Trump fights back against backlash over Putin …

Isis video claims to show beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff

Islamic militants released a video on Tuesday that purported to show the beheading of a second captive American journalist, Steven Sotloff, which ended with a chilling warning that a British hostage would be the next to die.<p>In a video, entitled A Second Message to America, a masked man is shown …

U.S. sending military personnel to Iraq

President Obama on Tuesday authorized sending some 350 additional U.S. military personnel to protect diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad.<p>The troops will not play a combat role, the White House said.<p>The move is the latest in a series of deployments aimed at protecting the U.S. Embassy and …

Foreign Affairs Minister Baird under fire for Hamas comments

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has come under fire from Human Rights Watch over comments that "Hamas will be solely to blame for any further loss of life" after a Gaza ceasefire quickly unravelled Friday. In a statement , Mr. Baird said Hamas had violated the ceasefire and that Israel was …

British embassy in Libya to 'suspend operations'

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Africa

Captured, killed or missing? Fate of Israeli soldier remains unknown

The latest attempt at a cease-fire in Gaza disintegrated Friday before it ever really took hold amid accusations that Palestinian militants killed two Israeli soldiers and captured one.<p>Blaming Hamas and its militant allies for the attack on the soldiers, Israel resumed shelling of what have been …

MH17: Australian and Dutch police recover human remains at crash site

Despite continued fighting between rebels and Ukrainian army, officers spend five hours combing the airliner’s wreckage<p>A large team of international investigators, including Australian police, have recovered human remains and passenger belongings from the MH17 crash site during their first visit to …

Ebola: Liberia shuts schools to tackle outbreak

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Disease

Turkish Women Defiantly Laugh at Official Who Says They Shouldn't LOL

Turkish women are posting laughing selfies on social media in defiance of one of the country’s top government officials who said that women scolded …

Ukraine conflict: Russia faces more sanctions, warns G7

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Russia

US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza but restocks Israeli ammunition

White House issues unusually strong rebuke after 16 deaths But Pentagon confirms that US resupplied Israel with ammunition<p>Gaza crisis: follow all the live coverage here<p>The United States issued a firm condemnation of the shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza that killed at least 16 …

Washington detainees begin hunger strike as part of immigration protest

Undocumented migrants at facility in Tacoma to fast for 75 hours before marching on Washington to demand immigration reform<p>Hundreds of undocumented migrants at a detention centre in Washington state have started a hunger strike, according to supporters, in the run-up to rallies and civil …

Gaza's Network Of Tunnels Is A Major Hole In Israel's Defenses

Israeli officials say the country's deadly ground offensive won't end until its soldiers destroy a vast network of Hamas tunnels the militants use to try to attack Jewish communities outside the Gaza Strip.<p>Three more soldiers died Wednesday when explosives detonated as they uncovered one of those …