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ISIS gives Japan 72 hours to deliver $240 million — or it will execute two Japanese hostages

CAIRO — The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages Tuesday unless they receive $240 million in 72 hours, directly demanding the …

Middle East
Middle East

Boko Haram, ISIS and al-Qaeda: how the jihadists compare

Boko Haram, the vicious jihadist group carrying out attacks in northern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, hasn't received the media and diplomatic …

Human Rights
North Africa
South Asia

Canadian general: Not clear how long special forces will be needed for Iraqi strikes

Lt.-Gen. Jonathan Vance has critics fearing Canada is being dragged further into direct combat operations<p>OTTAWA – A senior Canadian military …