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03 September 2014

Three Canadians were directly involved in the kidnapping of two American journalists by Islamist militants in Sryria, Canada's public broadcaster reported Wednesday. ...

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03 September 2014

Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari on Wednesday condemned the beheading of two American journalists by jihadists as "an act of savagery and evil" that shows the urgency of defeating them. ...

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03 September 2014

US journalist Steven Sotloff, whose videotaped murder by the jihadist Islamic State group shocked the world, also held Israeli nationality, Israeli media reported on Wednesday. ...

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03 September 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron was on Wednesday to chair an emergency meeting following the execution of a second US journalist by Islamist fighters in Iraq and the threat that a British hostage will be next. ...

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03 September 2014

Russian photographer Andrei Stenin, missing since early August, has been found dead in Ukraine, the RIA-Novosti press agency he worked for announced on Wednesday. "Our colleague, the photographer Andrei Stenin, is dead. ...

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02 September 2014

France's President Francois Hollande on Tuesday spoke of his "horror" following the apparent beheading of a second US journalist after a video was released by Islamic State militants. ...

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02 September 2014

The United States was working Tuesday to authenticate the Islamic State video purportedly showing the beheading of a US journalist and is "sickened" if his killing is confirmed, the State Department said. ...

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02 September 2014

The Islamic State released a video on Tuesday showing a masked militant beheading another American journalist and threatening to kill a British captive. ...

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01 September 2014

Pakistani security forces on Monday cleared hundreds of anti-government protesters from the state broadcasting company after they seized the building and cut transmissions, according to an AFP journalist at the scene. ...

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30 August 2014

A military court in Somalia has sentenced two Islamist Shebab gunmen to death for killing a journalist, the information minister said Saturday. ...

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