The family of James Foley have released the final email sent by his kidnappers telling them he would be killed - just days before the video of his murder emerged.
One of the demands made by kidnappers who killed US journalist James Foley was the release of a woman once named among America's seven most wanted terrorists.
Kurdish forces have started a major assault to try to retake the northeast Iraqi towns of Jalula and Sa'dya from Islamic State (IS) militants.
Ukraine has claimed 90 trucks from a Russian aid convoy have crossed into the country without permission in a "direct invasion".
Malaysia has observed a day of mourning as the bodies of MH17 plane crash victims arrived home to the country.
What may just be the best ever sequence of passive aggressive notes left on an office fridge is going viral online.
The release of a controversial film about the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi has been blocked over fears it glorifies her killers and could trigger...
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