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ISIS Claims Killing Of Japanese Hostage

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Undated) -- ISIS terrorists are making new demands after releasing a video claiming the execution of one of two Japanese hostages. The militants are now demanding a prisoner exchange for the release of the remaining hostage. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the apparent killing "an outrageous and unacceptable act of violence." The White House…

ISIS Video Appears To Show Killing Of Japanese Hostage

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Undated) -- U.S. intelligence experts are working to verify reports ISIS has executed one of two of Japanese hostages. A senior government official said the U.S. strongly condemns the action and called for the immediate release of all the remaining hostages. The Japanese government also issued a statement, calling the apparent killing of Haruna Yukawa…

Spain Nabs Four Suspected Terrorists In North Africa

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Madrid) -- Police in Spain are holding four men accused of planning an attack similar to the one in Paris. Authorities arrested two pairs of brothers suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network during a raid Saturday in Spain's north African enclave of Cueta . Police say they found weapons, camoflauged uniforms and several…

President Obama To Visit Saudi Arabia

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Undated) -- President Obama is cutting a trip to India short and is heading to Saudi Arabia. The White House said Saturday the President will visit the new Saudi King Salman after the death of King Abdullah. Salman pledged Friday to maintain the kingdom's policies and kept most of Abdullah's cabinet in place.

Experts Say Eradication Of Ebola In Liberia Within Reach

Posted On January 24, 2015

(Undated) -- Liberian health officials say their country is close to eradicating the deadly Ebola virus. Liberia's assistant health minister said Saturday there are only five confirmed cases left there. The worst outbreak of the virus in history is blamed for causing almost nine-thousand deaths in Liberia and neighboring Guinea and Sierra Leone.