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  1. Islamic State says it has beheaded second Japanese hostage GotoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AlertNet

    The hardline Islamist group, which controls large parts of Syria and Iraq, released a video which seemed to show the beheaded body of Goto and threatened further attacks on Japanese targets. Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani said the video appeared to be genuine.

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  2. Iraq's PM pledges hard line against alleged militia abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  3. IS says beheads Japanese hostage GotoRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Islamic State militants said they had killed Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, after the apparent failure of sustained international efforts to secure his release through a prisoner swap. The hardline Islamist group, an offshoot of al Qaeda which controls large parts of Syria and Iraq, released a video which purported to show the beheaded body of journalist Goto and threatened further attacks on Japanese targets.

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  4. Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian who hurled firebombRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    The Israeli military says troops have shot a pair of Palestinians who were throwing firebombs at Israeli vehicles in the West Bank. Palestinian officials say one of them, 18-year-old Ahmad Najar, was killed and another was lightly wounded.

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  5. UAE Opens International Drones For Good CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Having once been called the tech Hemingway of Paris, named one of the top 100 women in technology in Europe in 2012, short-listed for best tech journalist by the TechCrunch Europas, I like to fix problems with my own special brand of strategy, storytelling and writing. As a former assistant press secretary to a US Senator, DOE spokesperson, frequent speaker and host of a few of Europe's leading tech and mobile conferences, I've been on all sides of story telling, comms in all its forms.

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  6. Video: IS beheads Japanese hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations to save the man and heightening fears for the life a Jordanian fighter pilot also held hostage. "I feel indignation over this immoral and heinous act of terrorism," Abe told reporters after convening an emergency Cabinet meeting.

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  7. UPDATE 2-Suspected U.S. drone strike kills al Qaeda militants in YemenRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    A suspected U.S. drone strike on a car in Yemen killed three men believed to be al Qaeda militants on Saturday and possibly another drone crashed in a different part of the country, residents said. The incidents suggest there has been no let up in the U.S. stealth programme against suspected militants despite the resignation of the president who backed the programme.

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  8. ISTANBUL: Armenian leader watches premier of Turkish-German Ak n's 'The Cut' amid debatesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey Jan 31 2015 Armenian leader watches premier of Turkish-German Akın's 'The Cut' amid debates MOSCOW Armenian leader Sargsyan attends the Moscow premier of Turkish-German director Akın's 'The Cut' amid fresh exchange of words on 1915 events Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan attended Jan. 30 the Moscow premier of `The Cut,' the latest movie from Turkish-German filmmaker Fatih Akın which centers on an Armenian father who travels from the 1915 Ottoman Empire to the U.S. in search of his daughters.

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  9. ISTANBUL: Traces of three Armenian families in Depo showRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    Today's Zaman, Turkey Jan 31 2015 Traces of three Armenian families in Depo show For the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, Depo culture and arts center is putting on several exhibitions about families who were forced to leave their homes and properties or killed in various cities in Anatolia. The first of these shows `Armenian Family Stories and Lost Landscapes,' featuring a photography and research project by Helen Sheehan about three families who are currently living in diaspora, is currently on view in the Tophane neighborhood of Ä°stanbul.

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  10. ANKARA: Turkey condemns Sargsyan's 'invitation' remarksRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    Daily Sabah, Turkey Jan 31 2015 Turkey condemns Sargsyan's 'invitation' remarks DAILY SABAH WITH ANADOLU AGENCY ISTANBUL Turkey's presidential spokesman has strongly condemned the remarks by Armenian President Sargsyan in regards to President ErdoÄ?an's invitation to commemoration ceremonies in Turkey marking the 100th anniversary of the World War I Gallipoli campaign this year on 23-24 April. "It is impossible for us to accept these expressions that target the president's invitation to Armenia and that are in contravention of diplomatic practices.

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  11. ISTANBUL: Ankara condemns Sargsyan remarks in Turkish-Armenian war of wordsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey Jan 31 2015 Ankara condemns Sargsyan remarks in Turkish-Armenian war of words ANKARA The spokesperson of Turkish President ErdoÄ?an and the Foreign Ministry strongly reacts to remarks by Armenian leader Sargsyan Both the spokesperson of Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄ?an and the Turkish Foreign Ministry strongly reacted to recent remarks by Armenian leader Serzh Sargsyan in response to an invitation by ErdoÄ?an.

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  12. ISTANBUL: Erdo an accuses Armenian diaspora of exploiting 1915 eventsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    Today's Zaman, Turkey Jan 30 2015 Erdoðan accuses Armenian diaspora of exploiting 1915 events President Recep Tayyip Erdoðan. January 30, 2015, Friday/ 17:41:14/ TODAY'S ZAMAN / ANKARA President Recep Tayyip Erdoðan has criticized the Armenian diaspora for exploiting the mass killings of Armenians in 1915 and said Turkey will not acknowledge the 1915 events as "genocide" just because others push Turkey to recognize them as such.

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  13. From the Left: The Boehner-Bibi backfireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    The political ramifications are clear: House Speaker John Boehner and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a colossal mistake by conspiring behind President Obama's back, and the move has ricocheted on both of them. The big, scary issue underlying the contretemps - how to deal with Iran's nuclear program - is a more complicated story.

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  14. Erdogan says he's no Sultan, but more like British QueenRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    The Nation, Pakistan Jan 31 2015 Erdogan says he's no Sultan, but more like British Queen January 31, 2015/ 2 Comments ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan brushed off criticism that he's trying to amass sultan-like powers, saying he really just wants to be more like Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Erdogan told state-run TRT channel on Thursday that his desire for an expanded presidential role would not undermine democracy - and he pointed to the UK as an example.

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  15. Amal Clooney attracts attention at Armenian genocide trialRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    Al-Monitor Jan 31 2015 Amal Clooney attracts attention at Armenian genocide trial Author: Semih Idiz Posted January 30, 2015 The European Court of Human Rights brought a unique cast of characters together this week in a high-stakes case for Turkey and Armenia that also attracted the attention of the entertainment media. At the center of the stage was Amal Clooney, the renowned human rights lawyer in the limelight because of her marriage to actor George Clooney.

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  16. American Sniper Is Surprisingly Popular in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... What is receiving far less attention - though very interesting - is how the moving is faring in the Middle East. In Iraq, the theater at Baghdad's Mansour Mall was " full and rowdy " during the film's opening week - and the crowd was into it. When ...

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  17. Double Endurocross wins for Abou Shaibah and PrestonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    The second round of the Qatar International Endurocross took place near Sealine Beach Resort in Doha yesterday. LEFT: Mohammed Jaffar in action.

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  18. Denmark win over Croatia, finish 5thRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    French coach Claude Onesta attends the post match press conference following the 24th Men's Handball World Championship semi final match against Spain at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall outside Doha, on Friday. Doha: Germany defeated Slovenia 30-27 to take the last spot for the Olympic qualification which was available at the 24th Men's Handball World Championship.

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  19. Qatar's Roine set for clash with former team-matesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Qatar's Bertrand Roine in action during the 24th Men's Handball World Championship quarter-final match against Germany at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall on January 28. Doha: Qatar's Bertrand Roine has a chance to enter the record books today if Qatar take the gold medal in the title clash against France at the 24th Men's Handball World Championship at Lusail Multipurpose Arena. Left back Roine could win his second World Championship trophy after standing on top of the winners' after standing on top of the winners' podium with France in 2011 - it is the same team and his country fellows he will face today.

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  20. Qatar face France hurdle in title raceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    An exterior view of the Lusail Multipurpose Hall outside Doha, yesterday, during the 24th Men's Handball World Championship. Hosts Qatar will take on France in the final today at the same venue at 7.15pm.

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