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Police seek suspect in Arizona church attack

<b>Authorities have released a sketch of a suspect in the shooting death of an Arizona priest in an attack on a Roman Catholic church on Wednesday.</b><p>The suspect is said to be a white male aged 40-49.<p>The description came from a second priest who was injured in the attack.<p>The Reverend Joseph Terra, 56, is …

Indian police 'gang-rape woman after she fails to pay bribe'

An Indian woman has said she was gang-raped by four officers at a police station, the latest in a string of sex attacks in the state of Uttar Pradesh.<p>The woman said she was attacked when she went to the station overnight on Monday in the Hamirpur district to seek her husband's release.<p>"At 11.30pm …

Maules Creek surveillance of activists may have breached licensing laws

NSW Police launch investigation into whether private undercover agents held valid security licences<p>New South Wales police are investigating whether private agents accused of conducting surveillance on environmental activists at Maules Creek may have been acting unlawfully by breaching the state’s …

Boko Haram Kidnapped 20 More Women This Week

This week's abductions took place despite various forms of recent U.S. military assistance in the search for the kidnapped girls. The U.S. sent 80 troops to Chad last month, likely to help operate and maintain surveillance aircraft that could gather intelligence on Boko Haram's structure and …

Iraq needs reconciliation, not weapons, to defeat ISIS | DW | 11.06.2014

Facing perhaps the greatest security challenge in Iraq since the US troop withdrawal in 2011, Washington has promised Baghdad additional assistance …

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Hagel: Bergdahl deal was 'imperfect' but right decision - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Critics grilled him on issues such as presidential authority and negotiating with terrorists, but Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel kept returning to the human side of the debate over a deal that freed Bowe Bergdahl.<p>"We got our one remaining prisoner back," Hagel said near the end of more than …

Angelina Jolie Moved to Tears by Accounts of Rape at 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict 'Summit

Angelina Jolie was close to tears at the 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' summit in London, as she listened to victims of sexual assault describe …

Heavy fighting resumes on Rwanda-DRC border

At least five Congolese soldiers have been killed in a gun battle between soldiers from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwandan forces on their volatile border, local Congolese officials have said.<p>Wednesday's fighting began in northeast of the provincial capital Goma after Rwandan troops …

Iraq ISIS Islamist insurgents 'steadily tighten their grip'

Islamist insurgents in Iraq have seized the city of Tikrit, their second major gain after capturing Mosul on Tuesday, security officials say.<p>Tikrit, the hometown of former leader Saddam Hussein, lies 150km (95 miles) north of the capital Baghdad.<p>Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki vowed to fight back against the …

Libyan army checkpoint targeted by blast in Benghazi

<b>A big explosion at an army checkpoint some 50km (30 miles) outside the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi has wounded six people, army officials say.</b><p>A suspected suicide car bomber was the only fatality in the attack, they add.<p>The same checkpoint was targeted in an attack last year that killed 13 …

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