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Gaza gunmen execute 18 suspected informers for Israel

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas‑led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, a day after Israel...

US warns Islamic State 'beyond anything' it has seen

The United States said Thursday that the Islamic State was "beyond anything" it has seen, as US warplanes pressed on with airstrikes against it...

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid trucks move in

Ukraine on Friday accused Moscow of invading after Russia unilaterally sent the first part of its mammoth aid convoy into east Ukraine, warning against any...

American Ebola doctor urges help fighting outbreak

As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He...

Remains of MH17 dead arrive in Malaysia

A plane carrying the first remains of the 43 Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster returned home on Friday, where they were to be sombrely received on a...

Pope Francis calls parents of journalist James Foley

Pope Francis called the parents of James Foley, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq, to offer his condolences and support, a...

Libya football stadium hosts videotaped execution

An Islamist armed group carried out a videotaped execution of an Egyptian man in a football stadium in Libya, in what Amnesty said Friday highlighted the...

Phelps eyeing victory at Pan Pacs

Michael Phelps has thrown himself into contention to win the men's 100 metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.