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  • War against terrorism

    ASUCCESSFUL terrorist does not need to win. He has to survive, or pass on the torch. His aim is to provoke actions that alienate others into his camp. He recruits more terrorists by provoking his enemies into doing that. Most attempts at reigns of terror...
  • A world away from calamity, a frantic search

    When Sandy Rubini last heard from her brother, Randy, by e-mail on Dec. 16, he was planning to spend Christmas on the southern beaches of Thailand. When she heard the news - also by way of her computer - that a series of tsunamis had hit South Asia,...
  • From Daniel Pearl to James Foley: The modern tactic of Islamist beheadings

    From Daniel Pearl to James Foley: The modern tactic of Islamist beheadings
    On Tuesday afternoon, a video was uploaded to YouTube by Islamic State militants that appeared to show something terrible: The execution of an American journalist, James Foley, who had been missing in Syria since November 2012. For journalists, it's...
  • Uruguay begin renewal without Lugano and Forlan

    MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - The disgraced Luis Suarez and ageing veterans Diego Forlan and Diego Lugano are all missing from the first post-World Cup Uruguay squad announced on Thursday for two friendlies in Asia next month. Suarez is technically allowed to...
  • Syria sees Islamist threat bringing detente with West, but not soon

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria is wagering that Islamic State's push to reshape the Middle East will eventually force a hostile West to deal with President Bashar al-Assad as the only way to tackle the threat. While Assad's forces escalate their fight with...
  • Australia claim Liverpool's Smith with Socceroos call-up

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia coach Ange Postecoglou called England under-21 international Brad Smith into his squad for next month's Asian Cup warm-ups against Belgium and Saudi Arabia on Thursday. The 20-year-old Liverpool left back was born in...
  • Saudi Arabia sentences 18 to jail for militant offences

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced 18 men to prison terms of 10 months to 25 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets between 2003-06, state media reported late on Wednesday. The men...
  • Islamic State vows to 'break the American cross'

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State, the Sunni militant group which seeks to establish a caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria, released a video on Tuesday that gave the strongest indication yet it might attempt to strike American targets. The video with...
  • Iraqi forces fail to recapture Tikrit from militants again

    Iraqi forces fail to recapture Tikrit from militants again
    Iraqi forces halted a short-lived offensive Tuesday to recapture Tikrit, home town of executed dictator Saddam Hussein, due to fierce resistance from Islamic state fighters who have also threatened to attack Americans "in any place." In Geneva, the...
  • Child friendly Instagram rival plans aggressive U.S. market push

    Child friendly Instagram rival plans aggressive U.S. market push
    Kuddle, a Norwegian picture sharing app designed for children and billing itself as a rival to Instagram could have one million users by the end of the year and plans an aggressive push into the U.S. market, its chief executive said on Tuesday. Kuddle,...
  • U.N. sends aid to half a million fleeing violence in Iraq

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was launching a major aid operation to get supplies to more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homes since...
  • Saudi Arabia executes five men for drug possession, murder

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia executed four men for possession of hashish on Monday and another man for murder on Tuesday, local media reported, taking to 18 the number of people it has put to death in two weeks, prompting alarm from rights groups....