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James Foley Libya 2011
Aug 21, 2014
11:13 pm
Correspondent James Foley's execution by the Islamic State forces sober reflection on the perils of front-line coverage.
Aug 21, 2014
5:56 pm
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The last time James Foley's parents heard from their son's captors was on Aug. 12. They received this message.
Aug 21, 2014
1:34 pm
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'ISIL must be destroyed/will be crushed' - @JohnKerry
Aug 20, 2014
5:50 pm
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Although he was killed by Islamic State militants, Jim's quest to chronicle modern war lives on through his selfless journalism.
Aug 21, 2014
12:52 pm
Iraq soldiers 2014 08 21
The president has promised to ‘see that justice is done’ for the brutal killing of journalist James Foley. But what does that actually mean?
Aug 20, 2014
4:12 pm
ISIS protest
And where are its weak spots?
Aug 21, 2014
9:53 am
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Outraged US allies have pledged to help in the battle against the Islamic State, sending in weapons and other aid to Kurdish forces fighting the extremists.
Need to Know, Iraq
Aug 21, 2014
11:35 am
Chlorine ebola
The current outbreak is on track to kill more people than all previous outbreaks combined. There aren't enough doctors. And women are at particular risk.
Africa, Want to Know
Aug 21, 2014
8:45 am
Gaza aug. 21 2014
'The assassinations of the three Qassam leaders is a grave crime,' Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said.
Aug 21, 2014
1:01 am
Russia supermarket 08 20 2014
Officials in Moscow are trying hard to reassure their compatriots that life will go on after many Western food imports have been banned.
Inside Gaddafi's Libya
Captured by Gaddafi loyalists in 2011, James Foley spent 44 days in captivity.
Aug 20, 2014
12:59 pm
Foley photo syria
Identifying the American journalist’s executioner will be difficult, but even the tiniest clues may prove helpful.
Aug 20, 2014
1:24 pm
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A video of the American journalist’s beheading by Islamist militants appears to be having the opposite of its intended effect.
Aug 20, 2014
10:07 pm
The journalist killed by militants on Tuesday was among those US Special Operations commandos tried to save.
Aug 21, 2014
9:29 am
Homepage chatter v2
The fuller story of Foley takes shape, Israel took out two on its most wanted list, and there's a little Neanderthal in each of us. Who knew.
Aug 20, 2014
9:33 am
Gaza city aug. 20 2014
There was no official confirmation from Israel that it had tried to kill Mohammed Deif.
Aug 20, 2014
10:34 am
Iraq aid aug. 20 2014
Iraq's escalating crisis means that the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq is now hosting more than 600,000 internally displaced civilians.
Need to Know, Iraq
Aug 19, 2014
6:17 pm
Foley tux 08 20 2014
The American intelligence community says the video is authentic.
Need to Know, Syria, War
Aug 19, 2014
10:58 pm
'We have never been prouder of our son and brother Jim.'
Need to Know, Syria, War
Aug 20, 2014
12:53 am
Paso del coyote 2014
Economic limitations in El Salvador pushed Jose and Ester to leave their boys behind. But violence back home convinced them to pay a coyote to smuggle Kevin and Jose Jr. north.
immigration, Rights
Aug 20, 2014
12:52 am
Venezuela gas 2014 08 19
... the government plans to actually charge money for gasoline. One time when they raised gas prices there was a massacre in the capital.
Aug 20, 2014
12:51 am
China yunnan earthquake vigil
It turns out eating muddy noodles isn’t very macho — or smart.
Aug 19, 2014
7:18 am
Nigeria is now Africa's largest economy, but government corruption and incompetence make life impossible for millions.
Aug 19, 2014
1:47 pm
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WIll Iraq's Shia militias smooth the transition of power with the new government? Or oppose it?