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19 September 2014

The US Senate has unanimously approved a bill providing up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of people involved in executing two American journalists murdered by jihadists. ...

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Dave Clark

19 September 2014

A dramatic change of tone in the latest hostage video released by the Islamic State has convinced experts that the jihadist group is isolated and fearful of a US assault. ...

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18 September 2014

The Islamic State group released a video Thursday of a British freelance photojournalist, John Cantlie, in which he says he is being held captive. ...

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15 September 2014

Russia said on Monday it would probe Euronews after the news channel broadcast footage of Ukrainian soldiers using the portrait of President Vladimir Putin, styled as Hitler, for target practice. ...

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13 September 2014

The families of two journalists beheaded by Islamic State jihadists were both warned by US government officials they could face prosecution if they raised a ransom for their release. ...

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13 September 2014

The United States on Friday denied threatening the family of executed reporter James Foley with prosecution had they raised a ransom for his release, insisting the government did everything possible to bring him home. ...

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12 September 2014

The family of James Foley, the US reporter murdered by Islamist militants in Syria, launched a foundation in his name Friday to support kidnap victims, frontline journalism and inner-city youth. Foley's parents John and Diane announced the James W. ...

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12 September 2014

The mother of executed US reporter James Foley said she felt her son's case was an "annoyance" to the US government. ...

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11 September 2014

An Iraqi journalist has been kidnapped by Islamic State militants who are threatening to behead him if he refuses to work for them, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warned Thursday. ...

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11 September 2014

The publisher of Japan's leading newspaper apologised to readers Thursday for several serious errors in its reporting, retracting an article that claimed workers abandoned their posts during the Fukushima nuclear disaster. ...

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