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Islamic State terrorist purportedly beheads British hostage David Haines

Islamic State terrorist purportedly beheads British hostage David Haines

Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Saturday that purported to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.

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Africa

U.S. Embassy in Uganda tells citizens to seek shelter amid anti-terror operation Ebola spread is exponential in Liberia, thousands of cases expected soon: WHO 120m girls sexually abused says UN Ebola death toll jumps to more than 1,900: WHO Liberia 'losing grip on Ebola' as hunt for patients goes on Kiev says forces shelled Russian armour inside Ukraine

Middle East

Islamic State terrorist purportedly beheads British hostage David Haines Iraq PM says he will protect civilians after U.S.-Iraq air strikes against IS U.S. wins Arab support for Syria/Iraq military campaign Kerry in Iraq backs government, to build support against Islamic State U.N.'s Ban urges Assad to seek political solution to Syria crisis Blast kills leader of Syrian Islamist group, other top figures

Europe

Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine Scottish support for independence slips behind unionists a week before vote: poll Russia successfully tests nuclear missile; 2 more tests planned Ex-US envoy 'laundered money in Austria' Ukraine president says 1,200 captives held by rebels now free Ceasefire in east Ukraine frays, woman killed by shelling

Asia - Pacific

About 100 rescued from sunken Philippine ferry Vietnam building deterrent against China in disputed seas with submarines 120m girls sexually abused says UN HK activists say Beijing 'brutally strangled' democracy, vow action Fukushima workers sue Tepco over unpaid wages, reliance on contractors Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

US & Canada

U.S. Embassy in Uganda tells citizens to seek shelter amid anti-terror operation Ex-US envoy 'laundered money in Austria' Serena Williams wins 3rd US Open in row, 18th Slam

Latin America & Caribbean

'Meteorite' smashes into Nicaraguan capital Hurricane Norbert heads up Mexico's Pacific coast Moderate quake hits El Salvador, no injuries reported

South Asia

Afghan rape gang sentenced to death after national outrage 120m girls sexually abused says UN Al Qaeda announces India wing, renews loyalty to Taliban chief

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Taliban video shows handover of US soldier

The Taliban have released a video showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan.The 17-minute video, made public on ...

Iranians 'released' from jail for making 'Happy' fan video

Police in Iran have released six people who were arrested for posting a video online of them dancing to US pop-star Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy ...

Thailand army declares martial law

Source: Reuters and agencies / IBTimesThailand's army declared martial law on Tuesday to restore order after six months of anti-government protests wh ...

Turkish mine explosion leaves scores dead

At least 201 people were killed and hundreds more remained trapped underground after an explosion and fire in a coal mine in the western Turkish provi ...

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