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Obama says beheading videos won’t intimidate U.S.

TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama said today that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to “degrade and destroy” the group.

Poll finds support for Hamas rises

JERUSALEM — The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released today.

Syrian rebels issue demands for captive U.N. troops

BEIRUT — Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group’s removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with international troops, an official said today.

Police abandon posts in Lesotho, fear for lives

MASERU, Lesotho — Police in Lesotho have been told to abandon their posts and not wear uniforms to avoid being targeted in attacks in the kingdom’s continuing power vacuum, an official said today.

Bomb attack kills 11, injures four

EGYPT — Egypt’s battle against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula heated up today when a security convoy was ambushed, killing 11 members of the nation’s security forces and wounding four more, the state news agency reported.

6 militants killed in U.S. strike in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Shabab’s top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said today.
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Russian forces push into Ukraine

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country today as Ukraine’s overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.
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Hamas militants kill suspected informants

GAZA CITY — Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel’s deadly airstrike against three top Hamas military commanders.

Russia sends aid trucks into Ukraine

DAVYDO-MYKILSKE, Ukraine — Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine today without Kiev’s approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government’s stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion.”

Pakistan protest leader calls off talks

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan suspended talks with the government today after it appointed a new police chief in the capital ahead of a possible crackdown on thousands of anti-government protesters who have besieged parliament.
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Israeli strike kills three Hamas leaders

GAZA CITY — An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing today, delivering a likely blow to the organization’s morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel’s intelligence services.

Ukrainian government troops take over much of Luhansk

DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of constant street battles, Ukrainian troops took control today of a large part of the rebel stronghold in Luhansk, a government spokesman announced, while battles around the rebel’s largest city of Donetsk left at least 52 people dead.

Pakistan’s army chief wants mass protests settled

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Officials in Pakistan say the country’s powerful army chief has asked the government to hold negotiations with protesters to settle a mass demonstration outside parliament.

Clashes erupt in quarantined slum

MONROVIA, Liberia — Hundreds of residents of a seaside slum in Liberia’s capital clashed with security forces today to protest an armed blockade of the peninsula that is their neighborhood as part of the government’s desperate efforts to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
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Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes today after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.