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4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Australia cites reporter's killing in law reforms

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday used the killing of American journalist James Foley to bolster his government's case for contentious counterterrorism reforms that have been rejected by some Islamic leaders.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Journalism

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Windsor Beacon

How news outlets deal with kidnapping

As kidnapped photojournalist James Wright Foley languished in the hands of terrorists, the news outlet he had been working for in the U.S. sought his release through highly secretive security channels.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

KHGI

Beheading spurs news attacks on Islamic militants

The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes against Islamic State extremists Wednesday and weighed sending more troops to Iraq as President Barack Obama vowed to be relentless in pursuit of the terrorist group that beheaded an American journalist and is holding other U.S. citizens hostage.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

Times of Oman

India flays Pakistan for calling separatists - stakeholders'

Pakistani High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit while addressing the media at Foreign Correspondent's Club in New Delhi on Wednesday.Photo: PTI/Subhav Shukla New Delhi: India on Wednesday strongly hit out at Pakistan for describing Kashmiri separatists as 'stakeholders' in the resolution of Kashmir problem, saying as per Simla Agreement it was a ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, India,

NEWS.com.au

PM unaware of terrorism threat in Brisbane

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says he's not aware of any terrorist threat linked to the discovery of explosives at a Brisbane property.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

10 things to know for Wednesday

After the Islamic State beheaded reporter James Foley, the White House must decide how it will tackle the terrorist group bearing in mind it's holding another American citizen.

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Nanaimo Daily News

A look at some other recent terrorism-related cases to emerge in Canada

Khurram Sher, a doctor from London, Ont., was found not guilty Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism - believed to be the first acquittal at trial of someone charged under Canada's Anti-Terrorism Act.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Deseret News

FBI director touches on Ferguson, ex-Attorneys General, terrorism in visit

FBI Director James Comey wouldn't say much Tuesday about the civil rights investigation his agency and the Department of Justice are conducting in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, Sundance Film Festival

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Top Saudi cleric: Islamic State is Islam's enemy

Saudi Arabia's top cleric said Tuesday that extremism and the ideologies of groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida are Islam's No.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

The Island Packet

'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism

Khurram Syed Sher, an Ontario doctor whose 2010 arrest got international attention because of his appearance on the contest show, had pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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Deseret News

Saudi sentences 14 on terrorism charges, beheading

A Saudi court sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison for their role in killing a foreigner, attacking government buildings and residential compounds and planning an assault on the U.S. and British embassies, state media said.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

TV sales, satellite providers grow in Somali capital amid militant attacks on public places

Inside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growing.

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Related Topix: Piracy News, Somalia, Africa, World News

WRAL.com

Saudi sentences terrorism convict to death

The Saudi Press Agency reported late Monday that they were part of an alleged 50-member terrorist cell that also plotted to assassinate senior government officials and smuggled heavy weapons into the kingdom from Iraq.

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KBOI-AM Boise

Recapture of Critical Dam in Iraq Is Successful, Obama Says

Aided by U.S. airstrikes over the weekend, Iraqi and Kurdish forces have successfully recaptured Mosul Dam, which was seized by terrorist group ISIS earlier this month, President Obama told reporters Monday.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Metal, Isis, Natural Disasters, Flood,

The Washington Post

Clash over Kurdish rebel statue in Turkey kills 1

Turkey's state news agency says Kurdish protesters have clashed with security forces over the removal of a statue of a Kurdish rebel fighter.

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Related Topix: World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Evening Sun

Syria strikes militants as US targets them in Iraq

As the U.S. military strikes the Islamic State group in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstrikes against the group's headquarters in the past two days.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Syria strikes militants as US targets them in Iraq

This Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center , which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Free Syrian Army fighter aiming his weapon during a battle with Islamic State militants in Aleppo, Syria.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News

WECT-TV Wilmington

Obama says 'progress' being made in Iraq

One of those meetings focused on the U.S.'s military action in Iraq. Later in the day, Obama spoke about the situation in a news conference.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

TwinCities

Pope OKs protecting Iraq minorities, wants Un Ok

Pope Francis on Monday said efforts to stop Islamic militants from attacking religious minorities in Iraq are legitimate but said the international community - and not just one country - should decide how to intervene.

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News Observer

US sanctions Islamic State group's spokesman

The department also applied the designation to Syria-based Algerian national Said Arif, who in 2013 fled house arrest in France in a stolen car and joined the al-Qaida linked group Nusra Front in Syria.

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