CAIRO —After spending more than 400 days in prison, an Australian journalist working for the Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera was freed and deported from Egypt on Sunday, Egyptian state media reported.
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BEIRUT — Islamic State militants have beheaded a Japanese journalist, according to video released Saturday on the Internet, ending a wrenching drama that has gripped Japan and jolted another close U.S. ally, Jordan.
KIEV, Ukraine — To hear it from their president, the Ukrainian people have never been more determined to beat back what they see as a threat to Western civilization — all the way to the Russian border.
LONDON — Britain paid tribute to Winston Churchill on Friday with a series of events to commemorate the funeral of the man many here say was one of the greatest prime ministers the country has ever known.
WASHINGTON—The Obama administration lavished praise this week on a Kurdish group in Syria that helped score a victory over Islamic State militants in the border town of Kobani after four months of fighting.
WASHINGTON — A U.S. bombing raid in Iraq has killed a chemical weapons expert who once worked for Saddam Hussein and had joined the Islamic State group, the military announced Friday.
WASHINGTON — The suicide bomber who Bryan E. Hall died alongside him.
MEXICO CITY — The collapse in global oil prices forced Mexico on Friday to announce large cuts in public spending, threatening several major projects, including the government’s showcase but controversial bullet train out of Mexico City.
An Egyptian militant group linked to Islamic State claimed responsibility for overnight attacks in the Sinai peninsula that left at least 26 members of the security forces and civilians dead.
ISLAMABAD — At least 44 people were killed on Friday in a bombing attack at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan, police said, and a militant group linked to the Islamic State Sunni extremist organization claimed responsibility.