Saturday, Feb 28, 2015
February 28, 201511:00 pm
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The President announces new restrictions in Sierra Leone in response to rise in confirmed cases of Ebola.

February 28, 20155:30 pm
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The march was aimed at informing the public, especially in the southern regions, about the threat posed by Boko Haram.

February 28, 20155:06 pm
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Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence from Britain in 1980, is the world's oldest leader.

February 28, 20153:23 pm
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Police officials say the attack took place Saturday morning when the first bomb exploded near a busy market.

February 28, 201512:37 pm
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Their aim is to steer women away from false preachers promoting radical forms of Islam.

February 28, 201512:18 pm
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The victory marks a second blow to the extremist IS group in a month.

February 27, 201512:56 pm
The official provided the information on condition of anonymity according to his department's policies. (Source: Reuters photo)

The officials said the attackers surprised the soldiers with heavy gunfire while patrolling a street in Houta.

February 27, 201511:29 am
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The raids struck areas around the town of Tal Tamr, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

February 27, 20154:02 pm
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The video shows them using a jackhammer to deface a large Assyrian winged bull at a huge archaeological site in Mosul.

February 26, 20159:38 pm
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The video was posted on social media accounts affiliated with the Islamic State group.

February 26, 20157:42 pm
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Heavy snows this week across four northeastern provinces caused deadly avalanches and flooding.

February 26, 20156:58 pm
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Boko Haram militants had killed hundreds of people in Baga in a January attack after Nigerian troops fled.

February 26, 20152:47 pm
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Three policemen were wounded when another device went off near a police station in the poor district of Alwaraq.

February 26, 20159:33 am
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Apache helicopter gunships killed 18 suspected militants after they destroyed four vans in North Sinai.

February 26, 201512:11 pm
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IS militants attacked communities nestled along the Khabur River, seizing dozens of people, many of them women and children.

February 25, 201511:31 am
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"ISIL continues to exact its evil upon innocents of all faiths, and the majority of its victims have been Muslims," said US.

February 24, 20155:05 pm
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18-year-old man becomes the first known South Korean to join the Islamic State group.

February 26, 20153:11 pm
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IS began abducting the Assyrians on Monday, when militants attacked a cluster of villages along the Khabur River.

February 24, 201512:17 pm
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New Zealand will send a small number of troops to Iraq to train forces against the Islamic State group.

February 23, 20154:20 pm
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Carter summoned several high profile officials from the Arab nations for a closed-door meeting.

February 23, 201512:15 pm
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Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed have been free on bail since earlier this month awaiting trial.

February 23, 201512:57 pm
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Syrian Kurdish forces advanced against Islamic State fighters in two separate attacks in northeastern Syria near the Iraqi border.

February 23, 20153:49 pm
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The threat came in the final minutes of a more than hourlong video in which the extremists also warned Kenya.

February 23, 20154:25 pm
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A bomb blast outside the Iranian ambassador's house in Libya was claimed by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group.

February 23, 20154:01 pm
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A girl suicide bomber as young as 10 blew herself up at a busy market in Nigeria killing four others and seriously wounding 46 people.

February 21, 20154:49 pm
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The children were abducted while doing their exams in the town of Wau Shilluk.

February 21, 20154:16 pm
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The rebels let Hadi go after pressure from the United Nations, the US, Russia and local political parties.

February 21, 20152:28 pm
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Mogadishu's deputy mayor and a legislator were killed in the attack, a lawmaker said.

February 21, 20159:48 am
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Flames shot out from two sides of the building as glass and metal rained down near the summit of the structure.

February 21, 201511:34 am
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Residents who fled the town said they appealed to troops based in Chibok but they allegedly refused to deploy.

February 20, 20155:39 pm
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The man was imprisoned for 30 life terms which includes 30 counts of rape, 360 years for robbery.

February 20, 201511:54 am
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Turkey and the United States signed an agreementto train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group, said the US Embassy in Ankara.

February 20, 20159:52 am
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Islamic State group is struggling in Syria where it has stalled or even lost ground while fighting multiple enemies on several fronts.

February 20, 201512:19 pm
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Libya's call to lift a UN arms embargo to defend itself against the Islamic State group is being opposed by US and UK in light of the chaos brewing in the country,

February 19, 20159:47 pm
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Nigerian forces have killed more than 300 Boko Haram fighters during an operation to recapture 11 towns.

February 19, 20153:26 pm
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Nigeria's Islamic extremist rebels Boko Haram renewed their threat to use violence to disrupt Nigeria's upcoming elections.