Tien-Yu Yu

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Libya crisis: US 'caught off-guard' by air strikes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1103000/1103653_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524618139_5521939e0070f02c84d25b639388ce0c<p><b>US officials say Egypt and the UAE were behind air strikes in Libya last week that targeted Islamist-linked militia.</b><p>A senior US official told the BBC …

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Michael Brown's mourners seek social change

<b>St. Louis (CNN)</b> -- The funeral of slain Ferguson, Missouri, teenager Michael Brown was a celebration of his life, a search for meaning in his death and a battle cry to change policing in America.<p>The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered one of two eulogies during the service Monday, and he had sharp words for …

Boko Haram declares 'Islamic state' in northern Nigeria

<b>Militant group Boko Haram has said it has set up an Islamic state in the towns and villages it has seized in north-eastern Nigeria.</b><p>Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was speaking in a video released to congratulate his fighters for seizing the town of Gwoza earlier this month.<p>It is not clear if Mr …

Boko Haram

Israeli Airstrike Destroys Residential Tower Block in Gaza

GAZA — Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the building, sending a huge fireball into the sky and wounding at least 22 people, including 11 children, witnesses and Palestinian officials said. Israel has launched some 5,000 …

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Syria ready to cooperate with U.N. to fight terror

The Syrian regime says it's ready to accept support from the United States and others working under the U.N. umbrella to fight "terrorists."<p>The comments, by Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem, were made Monday as ISIS fighters seized control of a strategically important air base in the …