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In this Feb. 4, 2013 photo, Ilham Tohti, an outspoken scholar of China's Uighur minority, pauses during an interview at his home in Beijing, China. A Chinese court on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 imposed a harsh life sentence on Ilham Tohti, who championed the country's Uighur minority, the most severe penalty in a decade for anyone in China convicted of illegal political speech. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Life term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogueLife sentence for moderate Chinese scholar likely to chill dialogue on ethnic tensions
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Wife of hostage held in Syria receives life pleaWife of British aid worker held by IS group says she received plea for life from him
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People protest against the governments lack of help to the public with the Ebola virus in their communities, outside the Liberian House of Representative in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. U.S. health officials Tuesday presented worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, calculating that as many as 1.4 million people could be sickened in two countries alone by mid-January _ or the outbreak could be winding down by then, if control efforts substantially increase. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
US warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 millionWorst-case scenario: US warns that Ebola could infect at least 1.4 million before it's over
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Arab states single out Israel at IAEAArab states circulate resolution expressing concern about Israel's 'nuclear capabilities'
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German-US reporter held in Somalia is freedGerman-American journalist held in Somalia has been freed, say Somali police
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President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and other officials, meet with the representatives of Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and United Arab Emirates in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Obama met with the five Arab nations who participated in strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. On the far left is King Abdullah II of Jordan. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the startOnly the start: Syria airstrikes the beginning of a campaign against expanding terror threat
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, of Turkey, addresses the United Nations Climate Summit, at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Turkey considers military role against ISILTurkey considers military involvement in operations against Islamic State group
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A model presents a creation by french fashion designers Ophelie Klere and Francois Alary for Devastee's Spring/Summer 2015 ready-to-wear fashion collection, presented in Paris, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Nearly-cooked models start Paris Fashion WeekModels nearly cooked for art's sake feature as Paris Fashion Week kicks off
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Syrian refugees enter Turkey at Yumurtalik crossing gate near Suruc, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. More than 200,000 people  fleeing the Islamic militants’ advance on Kobani, Syria, arrived in Turkey during last four days to find safety.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Syrian refugees in Turkey reach 150,000Refugees escaping IS onslaught in Syria say besieged border city has become a ghost town
The Associated Press1 hour ago
EU increases Syria refugee aid by $280 millionEU increases aid for Syrian refugees by $280 million
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this image provided by the U.S. Navy a F/A-18F Super Hornet attached to the Fighting Black Lions of Strike Fighter Squadron flies over the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, after conducting strike missions against Islamic State group targets in Syria. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens)
Main developments in fight against extremist groupMain developments in fight against Islamic State group
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take cover during airstrikes targeting militants of the Islamic State group near the Khazer checkpoint outside of the city of Irbil in northern Iraq. In their Syrian strongholds, extremists from the Islamic State group have been moving into civilian apartment buildings for cover for days before warplanes of the U.S. and its allies began pounding them before dawn Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Breaking the radicals’ hold over the string of cities they have captured in both Iraq and Syria will be complicated because the group can easily melt into the population. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)
Airstrikes alone may not defeat Sunni militantsAirstrikes alone may not be enough to defeat Islamic State group in Syria, Iraq
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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