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Suicide bomber kills 12, 20 injured at bus station amid Islamic uprising in northeast Nigeria

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 08:00
A witness and hospital records say a man forced his way onto a bus at a crowded bus station and detonated explosives, killing 12 people and injuring 20 in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum.
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France says a woman working for international organization abducted in Yemen

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 08:00
The French Foreign Ministry says that a Frenchwoman working for an international organization has been kidnapped in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
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Catholic church urges Britons to participate in May 7 election, consider social issues

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 07:45
Roman Catholic bishops in Britain have joined their Church of England counterparts in urging the faithful to vote in the forthcoming national election, and to consider a range of social issues before casting their ballots.
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Head of UN climate panel steps down as he faces harassment allegations at home

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 07:30
The leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change stepped down on Tuesday amid an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment in his native India.
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Ukraine rebels claim to have begun weapons pullback; no immediate confirmation

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 06:14
Howitzers were moving away from the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, heading further into separatist-controlled territory, and the rebels said they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan.
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European court backs Swiss reporters' use of hidden cameras to expose wrongdoing

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 05:15
Four Swiss journalists have won a case before the European Court of Human Rights over their use of hidden cameras.
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Activists report dozens of Assyrian Christans kidnapped by ISIS

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 05:06
Two Syrian activist groups said Tuesday that ISIS terrorists have abducted at least 70 Assyrian Christians after overrunning a number of small villages in the northeast of that country.
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Poland's Sikorski says Putin's support of rebels is losing him the rest of Ukraine

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 05:00
Poland's Parliament speaker says that Russian President Vladimir Putin's support of separatists in eastern Ukraine has backfired on him by stoking greater Ukrainian nationalism elsewhere in the country.
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Lawmaker Malcolm Rifkind, named in lobbying sting, to step down from Parliament after election

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:45
Conservative Party lawmaker Malcolm Rifkind has announced plans to leave Parliament after Britain's general election in May.
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Lawmaker: South Korean spy chief says teenager has joined Islamic State group in Syria

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:45
South Korean officials say a teenager who went missing in Turkey last month is probably the first known South Korean to join the Islamic State group.
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Friend says female Libyan activist shot to death in Tripoli as militias control capital

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:30
A friend says a female Libyan activist has been shot to death in the capital, Tripoli, which is controlled by militias backed by Islamist groups.
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Iraqi officials say bombings around the capital, Baghdad, kill at least 8 people

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:15
Officials say bombings in and around Iraq's capital, Baghdad, have killed at least eight people.
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UK police defend actions in case of 3 teenage girls though headed to Syria

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:00
British police are defending their actions as the search continues for three British teenage girls believed to have traveled to Turkey and to be heading to Syria to support extremists.
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Former Kazakh diplomat who faced murder charges found hanged in Austrian prison cell

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 04:00
A prison official says a former Kazakh diplomat who faced murder charges has been found hanged in his cell in an apparent suicide.
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Young girl suicide bomber kills 4, injures 46 at northeastern Nigeria market

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:49
A girl suicide bomber as young as 10 blew herself up at a busy market in the northeast Nigerian town of Potiskum on Sunday, killing four others and seriously wounding 46 people, a witness and hospital records show.
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Families to 3 missing UK girls believed in Syria to join ISIS: 'Please come home'

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:05
Turkish police searched Monday for three missing British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group and their families issued emotional appeals urging the girls to return home.
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Court gives Egyptian activist 5 years in prison for organizing 2013 protest

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:38
An Egyptian court sentenced an icon of the 2011 uprising to five years in prison on Monday, in the latest sign of authorities' determination to stifle dissent despite promises by the president to release "wrongly jailed youths."
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Terror trainees: New ISIS video shows indoctrination of kids as young as 5

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:31
The latest disturbing video from ISIS shows what the Islamist group touts as the next generation of jihadist killers, pint-sized terror trainees as young as 5 participating in drills and reciting verses from the Koran.
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Head of EU police agency says more cooperation is needed across the continent to combat terror

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:30
The head of European Union police organization Europol says intelligence and law enforcement agencies across the continent have to cooperate better to fight against the threat of terrorism.
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Dutch honeymooner survives fall off 4,000-foot cliff in Sri Lanka

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 10:00
A Dutch honeymooner is lucky to be alive after falling off a 4,000-foot cliff called the “World’s End,” in Sri Lanka.  
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