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A history of the Islamic State group after Ethiopians killed

By JON GAMBRELL
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group, which controls a third of both Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate, released a video Sunday...full story
updated 2015-04-19 10:42 PM
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Rescue workers reach for survivors of a multi-storey building collapse in the capital Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, over a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo) Indonesian Armed Forces Chief, Gen. Moeldoko, left, and National Police Chief, Gen. Sutarman, right, listen to a question during  a press conference in Surabay, East Jave, Indonesia, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The Singapore-bound plane crashed into the sea 42 minutes after taking off on Dec. 28.(AP Photo/Firdia Linsawati) In this Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, shares a meal with Syrian troops during his visit on the front line in the eastern Damascus district of Jobar, Syria. Assad has made a rare visit to the front line of his country's civil war, spending New Year's Eve with his troops in a tense eastern Damascus neighborhood. (AP Photo/SANA) An Egyptian girl yawns as she leans on a car displaying party hats on New Year's Eve in the Shubra district of Cairo, late Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Eman Helal) Iranian Christians pray during the New Year's mass at the saint Sarkis church of Armenians in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Around 120,000 Christians live in Iran, mostly in Central and north-western parts of the country. Most Iranian Christians are of the Armenian ethnicity, however and they are mostly adherent to the Gregorian faith. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) Rescue workers look for survivors at the site of the collapsed building in the capital Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim) Pakistani boys take part in a rally marking the birthday of Islam's Prophet Muhammad in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. Thousands of Pakistani Muslims celebrated by participating in religious ceremonies and distributing free meals for the poor. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed) A group of women mourn during the funeral ceremony of Brig. Gen. Hamid Taqavi, a senior Revolutionary Guard commander who was killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq, shown in the poster above, outside the Guard compound in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. The Guard said Sunday that Taqavi was "martyred while performing his advisory mission" in Samarra, a town north of Baghdad that is home to a major Shiite shrine. He is the highest ranking Iranian officer known to have been killed abroad since the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, in which he fought. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) Officers of the National Search And Rescue Agency unload the body of a victim on board the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501, from a helicopter upon arrival at the airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Monday Jan. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana) A rescue worker try to locate survivors under rubbles at the site of a multi-storey building collapse in the capital Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, over a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo)
    Updated: 2015/04/20 02:50 GMT+08:00
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A history of the Islamic State group after Ethiopians killed
By JON GAMBRELL
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group, which controls a third of both Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate, released a video Sunday....Fullstory

2015-04-19 10:42 PM

Wage hike amendments to be approved Friday

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Lawmakers across party lines are expecting amendments to two out of four acts aimed at attracting....Fullstory

2015-04-19 07:57 PM

Finns expected to vote for change in recession-hit country

Associated Press

HELSINKI (AP) -- Finns are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine which coalition of parties can lead the country out of a three-year recession. Conservative....Fullstory

2015-04-19 05:22 PM

Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy
By DANICA KIRKA
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the....Fullstory

2015-04-19 03:22 PM

KMT to start presidential candidate nomination process Monday KMT to start presidential candidate nomination process Monday

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The ruling Kuomintang (KMT) will start the nomination process to select a presidential candidate on Monday, though KMT Chairman Eric Chu said on Friday he....Fullstory

2015-04-19 01:03 PM

KMT new blood unnerves incumbent 'Young Turk' in legislative primary

Central News Agency

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Billed as an injection of new blood for the Kuomintang, Chiang Wan-an (???) will be....Fullstory

2015-04-19 10:33 PM

UN says Saudis commit to fund aid appeal for Yemen

Associated Press

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The United Nations says Saudi Arabia has agreed to completely cover the $273.7 million needed for emergency aid to avoid a....Fullstory

2015-04-19 07:22 PM

AP Exclusive: China activist more determined after lockup
By DIDI TANG and JACK CHANG
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- The most prominent of five recently released Chinese feminists feels her dedication to activism has grown only stronger after spending 37 days....Fullstory

2015-04-19 04:42 PM

Iran Guard rejects inspection of military sites

Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard says inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world....Fullstory

2015-04-19 03:01 PM

Taipei set to wrest Big Egg from FarGlory if necessary
By Sonny Murtaugh
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Mayor Ko Wen-je says city will give FarGlory a month or so to consider resolutions to problems with Big Egg....Fullstory

2015-04-19 11:17 AM

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