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Islamic State issues new threat to kill Jordanian pilot

Islamic State issues new threat to kill Jordanian pilot

Islamic State militants say they will execute a Jordanian pilot "immediately" if Amman does not hand over a female suicide bomber by sunset Thursday, as Japan waits in anguish for news of a journalist the extremists are also holding.

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Africa

Dozen killed in suicide attack against Mali rebels Nine killed as gunmen storm luxury hotel in Libyan capital Senegal opens Guinea border as Ebola recedes Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, scores killed Libya's Ansar confirms chief's death Record 1,215 rhino poached in South Africa in 2014

Middle East

Islamic State issues new threat to kill Jordanian pilot Israel says Hezbollah to pay 'full price' over missile attack Lebanese Hezbollah hits Israeli convoy, killing 2 soldiers Japan urges Jordan's help in IS hostage crisis after video Michelle Obama navigates limits on women in Saudi Arabia Mubarak's sons released from Egyptian prison

Europe

Ten killed in Greek fighter-jet crash in Spain Greek leftist Tsipras sworn in as PM to fight bailout terms Russia warns West not to blackmail it over Ukraine Tsipras moves to form anti-austerity Greek government after crushing victory Rebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises steps against Russian-backed 'aggression' Greek leftists Syriza aim for landmark election win

Asia - Pacific

Japan urges Jordan's help in IS hostage crisis after video Embattled Australia PM Abbott vows to consult more after Prince Philip furore 49 Philippine police killed after clash with rebels Japan condemns apparent IS execution, demands hostage release Japanese reporter's bid to save friend led to Islamic State abduction Islamic State threatens to kill two Japanese hostages

US & Canada

Michelle Obama navigates limits on women in Saudi Arabia Northeast US braces for "crippling and potentially historic" snow storm Fidel Castro: 'I don't trust the US, nor have I spoken with them'

Latin America & Caribbean

Argentina to dissolve intelligence service after prosecutor death Fidel Castro: 'I don't trust the US, nor have I spoken with them' Haiti urges UN to keep troops in country

South Asia

Obama starts three-day India visit Nepal misses deadline for Constitution Disenchanted militants in South Asia eye Islamic State with envy

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Barack Obama delivers State of the Union address to American people

US President Barack Obama delivered his 2015 State of the Union Address to Congress Tuesday laying out a new vision for what his administration terms ...

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 ...

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