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Islamic State group may have beheaded another US journalist

Sep 02, 2014

Islamic State group may have beheaded another US journalist

An Internet video purports to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. #Syria #NewsTracker #Video #Steven Sotloff #US journalist
Nearly 4.1 million recieved humanitarian aid in Syria UN

Sep 02, 2014

Nearly 4.1 million recieved humanitarian aid in Syria UN

Syria's civil war has touched off a massive humanitarian crisis, with some 10.8 million people in need of assistance, including 4.7 million in hard-to-reach areas, according to the UN. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #UN #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #Humanitarian aid #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis #Food assistance
Palestinian support for Hamas spikes in the aftermath of Gaza war

Sep 02, 2014

Palestinian support for Hamas spikes in the aftermath of Gaza war

The poll that also suggests a majority of Palestinians 72 percent support adopting Hamas' armed approach in the West Bank but supported disarming of groups in Gaza. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation #Ismail Haniyeh
US must talk sense into Ukraine over NATO bid Russia

Sep 02, 2014

US must talk sense into Ukraine over NATO bid Russia

Ukraine and its Western allies accuse Russia of helping the rebels by arming them and sending in tanks and troops, something Moscow denies. #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #Nato #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy
Intl rights group accuses Islamic State of war crimes in Iraq

Sep 02, 2014

Intl rights group accuses Islamic State of war crimes in Iraq

On Monday, the United Nations' top human rights body approved a request by Iraq to open an investigation into alleged crimes committed by the Islamic State group against civilians. #White House #World #India #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #home-grown terror #Yazidis
India an important global player, says US before impending Modi visit

Sep 02, 2014

India an important global player, says US before impending Modi visit

"That's what the United States wants ultimately. We share that very much with India. We see India playing a stabilisingrole in that part of the world and taking on greater responsibilities that will accrue as it continues to emergeinto its own," he said. #White House #Obama #India #US #Narendra Modi #PM #Modi #Look East policy #John Kerry #US visit
Sania-Bruno dump Bopanna-Katarina out of US Open; Paes also loses

Sep 02, 2014

Sania-Bruno dump Bopanna-Katarina out of US Open; Paes also loses

The top seeded pair of Sania and Bruno Soares were made to work hard for their semifinal berth finally overcoming the sixth seeded team of Bopanna and Katarina Srebotnik 7-5, 2-6, 10-5. #Tennis #Leander Paes #Sania Mirza #Rohan Bopanna #US Open #Flushing Meadows #Katarina Srebotnik #US Open 2014
US Open Murray sets up tasty quarterfinal clash vs Djokovic; Serena advances

Sep 02, 2014

US Open Murray sets up tasty quarterfinal clash vs Djokovic; Serena advances

World number one Djokovic beat the heat by charging past 22nd seed Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-1 7-5 6-4 to reach the US Open quarters. #Tennis #Serena Williams #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Andy Murray #US Open #Flushing Meadows #US Open 2014 #Catherine Bellis