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  • Cameron Scattered Days Before Scotland's Vote

    Cameron Scattered Days Before Scotland's Vote

    Not only must Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain respond to the beheading of a British hostage by Islamic radicals, but he also faces the risk of becoming the leader who presided over the breakup of the United Kingdom.

  • Diplomatic Push Grows Against Islamic State Group

    Diplomatic Push Grows Against Islamic State Group

    Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State group - minus two of the main players and without any gro...

  • Britain Mourns Slain Hostage; Another Under Threat

    Britain Mourns Slain Hostage; Another Under Threat

    British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded - like two American journalists before him - and the Islamic State group is threatening to kill a fourth captive.

  • Briton's Beheading Boosts Resolve of Anti-Islamic State Coalition

    Briton's Beheading Boosts Resolve of Anti-Islamic State Coalition

    The Islamic State's beheading of another Western hostage has strengthened the resolve of a US-led coalition ahead of a Paris conference Monday on how to jointly eliminate the jihadist group.

  • Murdered British Aid Worker's Brother Says Islam 'Not to Blame'

    Murdered British Aid Worker's Brother Says Islam 'Not to Blame'

    The brother of British hostage David Haines murdered by Islamist militants issued Sunday a tearful video statement about growing religious radicalisation in which he quoted a verse from the Koran.

  • UK Condemns Islamic State Murder of Aid Worker David Haines As An 'Act of Pure Evil'

    UK Condemns Islamic State Murder of Aid Worker David Haines As An 'Act of Pure Evil'

    Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Sunday that Britain would do all it could to catch the killers of a British aid worker beheaded by the Islamic State, which he condemned as an "act of pure evil".

  • Britain's Cameron to Chair Emergency Meeting After Hostage Killed

    Britain's Cameron to Chair Emergency Meeting After Hostage Killed

    Prime Minister David Cameron is to chair a meeting of the government's emergency response committee on Sunday to discuss an Islamic State (IS) video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.

  • Islamic State Video Shows British Hostage Being Beheaded

    Islamic State Video Shows British Hostage Being Beheaded

    The Islamic State group released a video Saturday of the third beheading of a foreign hostage, a British aid worker, according to SITE Intelligence, which tracks the jihadist groups.

  • US 'Shoulder to Shoulder' With Britain After Hostage Murder: Barack Obama

    US 'Shoulder to Shoulder' With Britain After Hostage Murder: Barack Obama

    US President Barack Obama expressed solidarity Saturday with ally Britain, after British captive David Haines was murdered by Islamic State militants claiming revenge for the countries' campaign against them.

  • Islamic State Murder of British Hostage an 'Act of Pure Evil': David Cameron

    Islamic State Murder of British Hostage an 'Act of Pure Evil': David Cameron

    The beheading of a British hostage by Islamic State militants was an "act of pure evil," Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday, vowing Britain will do all in its power to bring the killers to justice.

  • Islamic State Claims Beheading of British Hostage: SITE

    Islamic State Claims Beheading of British Hostage: SITE

    The Islamic State jihadist group claimed Saturday it beheaded British aid worker David Haines, in what would be the third such execution in recent weeks, after two US journalists were shown murdered.

  • Ex-Hostage Says Brussels Museum Shooting Suspect Was Among Syria Captors

    Ex-Hostage Says Brussels Museum Shooting Suspect Was Among Syria Captors

    A freed French hostage has said the suspected gunman behind the deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels in May was among his Islamic extremist captors in Syria.

  • What it Takes to Teach at Schools on Naxal Turf

    What it Takes to Teach at Schools on Naxal Turf

    Nibha Kisku, 45, breaks down as soon as she meets us in a dilapidated and crumbling school run by the government in a part of Bihar held hostage for decades by Naxalism.

  • US Hostage Slain by Islamic State Was a Citizen of Israel, Too

    US Hostage Slain by Islamic State Was a Citizen of Israel, Too

    The beheading of Steven J Sotloff, the US journalist from Miami who had been held hostage by the Islamic State, suddenly loomed larger for many Israelis on Wednesday when it emerged that he held Israeli citizenship and had lived and studied in the co...

  • UK PM David Cameron Rules Out Ransom for British Hostage Held by Islamic State

    UK PM David Cameron Rules Out Ransom for British Hostage Held by Islamic State

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday ruled out paying ransom to secure the release of a British hostage being held by Islamic State (IS) militants.

  • Islamic State Says It Killed Second U.S. Journalist

    Islamic State Says It Killed Second U.S. Journalist

    An Islamic militant group released a video on Tuesday showing the beheading of a second U.S. hostage, blaming the killing on President Barack Obama and raising the pressure on him to order military strikes on the group in its sanctuary in Syria.

  • 75 Philippine UN Peacekeepers Defy Syria Rebels

    75 Philippine UN Peacekeepers Defy Syria Rebels

    Dozens of heavily armed Philippine peacekeepers defied Syrian rebels on Friday in a Golan Heights standoff, hours after the fighters took hostage 43 Fijian soldiers there, the Filipinos' commander said.

  • US Captive's Mother Issues Plea to Islamic State Leader

    US Captive's Mother Issues Plea to Islamic State Leader

    The mother of a U.S. hostage being held by the Islamic State group released an emotional video appeal to his captors Wednesday. Shirley Sotloff, the mother of 31-year-old freelance journalist Steven J. Sotloff, addressed her plea directly to Abu Bakr...

  • A Mother's Appeal as Fears Mount for Syria Hostages

    A Mother's Appeal as Fears Mount for Syria Hostages

    The mother of a US hostage who has been threatened with death by jihadist militants pleaded for his life on Wednesday amid mounting fears for Americans captured in Syria.

  • American Woman is Being Held Hostage in Syria

    American Woman is Being Held Hostage in Syria

    The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been kidnapped by the radical group.

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