Islamic State (IS) militants have beheaded captive Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, a jihadist monitoring site reported on Saturday, citing a video from the militant group. It comes after Tokyo said that negotiations with IS had reached a “deadlock.”
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The Israeli government has published tenders to build 430 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, according to an NGO that monitors settlement activity.
Terrestrial Jerusalem reported that the tenders were published on Friday for new…
Afghanistan’s Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack at the Kabul Airport in which a gunman shot and killed three American contractors and one Afghan man.
Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, co-founder of Death Row Records, is charged with murder stemming from a deadly hit-and-run reportedly after an altercation Thursday in Los Angeles.
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has formally been declared an accident. The plane disappeared on March 8 last year with 239 people on board en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
The director general of Malaysia’s department of civil aviation said the MH370 task force has concluded that the aircraft exhausted its fuel supply over the southern Indian Ocean, and is on the sea floor.
Jordanian government agrees to release a convicted terrorist in exchange for the freeing of an air force pilot captured by Islamic State militants in Syria a month ago.
A Libyan security official says that gunmen have stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli and taken an unknown number of hostages after killing at least three guards.
Essam Al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency, told the Associated Press that a standoff was ongoing Tuesday at the Corinthia Hotel.
A device has been found on the grounds of the White House. President Obama’s spokesman Josh Earnest said that early indications suggest the device does not represent a threat to anyone in the building, the Associated Press reported.
The president and first lady are currently on a three-day trip to India.
Japanese officials hold emergency meeting over a new message from ISIS that purportedly claims terror group killed one of two Japanese hostages, and proposes a prisoner swap for the other.
ECB launches bond buying program and will purchase 60 billion euros per month until Sept.2016.
The move by the European Central Bank is part of a quantitative easing plan to stave off the looming threat of deflation and spur economic growth in the ailing economies across the eurozone.