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Pakistan Zainab murder: Imran Ali hanged for six-year-old's death

Imran Ali was sentenced to death for the rape and murder that sparked mass protests in January.

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Nigeria midwife murders: Brutal IS tactics rekindle new fears

The execution-style killings of two aid workers raised fears that the Islamist insurgency is far from over.

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Another migrant caravan is heading to the US. Trump has already taken note.

A new migrant caravan is heading to the United States. And US President Donald Trump has already weighed in, threatening to cut foreign aid to ...

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US, Saudi Arabia Have Leverage on Each Other; Using It Has Costs

The United States and Saudi Arabia have had a mutually dependent relationship for seven decades based on a central bargain: the kingdom would pump ...

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Border Insecurity in Iran Amid Regime Crackdown on Minorities   

Armed conflict between Iranian security forces and separatist militants on the Iranian border is growing, as the government tightens its grip on the ...

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Immigrant Caravan Organizer Held After Trump Threatens Honduras

The organizer of a migrant caravan from Honduras was detained Tuesday in Guatemala after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw funding ...

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Boko Haram threatens to kill kidnapped aid workers within 24 hours, says ICRC

Boko Haram threatens to kill kidnapped aid workers within 24 hours, says ICRC

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Trump Reiterates 'No Deal' with Turkey for Pastor's Release

U.S. President Donald Trump has reiterated the United States did not negotiate a deal with Turkey for the release of American pastor Andrew Brunson. "We had no deal with Turkey," Trump said Monday at the White House.  "I feel much differently about Turkey today than I felt about them two days ago.  I have a very good feeling toward Turkey, two ...

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For Khashoggi, a Tangled Mix of Royal Service and Islamist Sympathies

Jamal Khashoggi had both an affinity for Islamist political movements and close ties to the Saudi royal family — until they were cut by a new crown prince.

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Pakistan's war on street crime: 'The police killed our precious daughter'

The Umer family have lived a nightmare but they are fighting to change what they say is a culture of impunity in Pakistan.

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Newly Freed Pastor Meets Trump

An American pastor, just after being freed by Turkey following two years in detention, knelt next to the U.S. president in the Oval Office on ...

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Taliban, US Agree to Sustain Direct Dialogue on Afghan Peace

The United States and the Taliban held a new round of direct talks this week in Qatar, where the two sides agreed to continue the dialogue process to promote a negotiated settlement to the 17-year-old war in Afghanistan. A Taliban spokesman, while ...

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U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson leaves Turkey after being detained for 2 years

The evangelical cleric was convicted of aiding terrorism but sentenced only to time served.

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Trump to Host US Pastor Freed by Turkish Court

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will meet at the White House Saturday with American pastor Andrew Brunson, who returned to the U.S. after being detained in Turkey for two years. "It will be wonderful to see and meet him," Trump wrote in a Saturday morning tweet. "He is a great Christian who has been through such a tough experience." Trump ...

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American Pastor on Trial in Turkey

The trial of an American pastor whose detention has sparked a diplomatic standoff between Ankara and Washington resumed Friday in Turkey. Speculation has been growing that Turkey could allow Andrew Brunson to return to the United States, ending ...

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Florida Assesses Damage After Hurricane Michael

Florida residents hit by Hurricane Michael have begun assessing damage to their homes. Michael made landfall Wednesday as a Category 4 storm, with ...

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US: China's Human Rights Abuses Increasing Under Xi

Protection of human rights in China has been on a "downward trajectory, by virtually every measure" since President Xi Jinping assumed power in 2012, ...

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'Extremely Dangerous' Hurricane Michael Set to Hit Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael rapidly strengthened Wednesday morning, as forecasters warned people in the southern U.S. state of Florida to be ready for the full impact of "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Michael. The National Hurricane Center said the storm's maximum sustained winds increased Wednesday morning to 245 kilometers per hour, making it a ...

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EU Security Chiefs, Sessions Hold Stadium Terrorism Drill

European security chiefs struggled over solutions to the migrant crisis and oversaw a simulated terrorist attack on a stadium Tuesday, with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions looking on. Elite police forces staged the anti-terrorism exercise Tuesday in the French city of Lyon as part of meetings of interior ministers of six European countries ...

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Watch Live: Tracking Hurricane Michael

Watch live tracker and satellite loop showing Hurricane Michael as it forms over the Yucatan Peninsula and threatens the northeastern Gulf Coast.

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Libyan forces capture Egyptian jihadist al-Ashmawy

Hisham al-Ashmawy was a special forces officer before he became a radical Islamist.

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Libyan forces capture Egyptian jihadist Hisham Ashmawi

Hisham Ashmawi was a special forces officer before he became a radical Islamist.

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Libyan forces capture Egypt’s most wanted militant

The arrest of Hisham al-Ashmawy, a top al-Qaeda-linked extremist, was a much-needed boost for Egypt in its campaign against terrorism.

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US Urges UN Court to Toss out Iranian Case on Frozen Assets

The U.S. on Monday urged the United Nations' highest court to toss out a case filed by Iran that seeks to recover around $2 billion worth of frozen ...

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Palestinian Killed 2 Israelis in West Bank Attack

The Israeli authorities were hunting for a man who shot two co-workers in an industrial park considered an oasis of coexistence. They described the events as terrorism.

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Ukrainian Film Director Jailed in Russia Is Said to End Hunger Strike

Oleg Sentsov, an outspoken critic of the annexation of Crimea, is in prison on terrorism charges that many consider spurious. His protest started in May.

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Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested on Corruption Charges

Supporters of Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, the brother of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, said the detention was politically motivated.

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