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Journalist James Foley was confirmed as the man executed by beheading in a video released by the Islamic State group. Militants also threatened to kill another American journalist if the U.S. didn’t stop airstrikes in Iraq. Foley, 40, was abducted…
Tracy Shelton of GlobalPost reports from behind the front line in Syria, where she has been embedded with Syria's opposition fighters. Then Ray Suarez speaks with Randa Slim of the New America Foundation on the strength and strategies of the…
It Italy, Gay Marriage Efforts Met With Strong Vatican Opposition…
President Bashar al-Assad said Thursday that Syria "will spare no effort" to make the peace plan proposed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan "a success," but said rebels must first cease their "terrorist acts." Margaret Warner and NPR's Kelly…
One year into his brutal crackdown, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad faces an armed insurgency by rebel fighters of the Free Syrian Army, including some defectors from his own regime. In a rare glimpse inside the opposition, GlobalPost reporters Hugh Macleod…
Many Libyan rebels who took to the streets to oust Moammar Gadhafi are now struggling to return to normalcy. GlobalPost correspondent Tracey Shelton reports.
As Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping travels to the United States this week -- a trip designed in part to head off mounting tensions between the two countries -- GlobalPost correspondent Kathleen McLaughlin reports from Beijing on the growing influence…
Second Round of Voting Begins in Post-Revolution Egypt…
Clashes between police and protesters moved into a third day in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Monday. Ray Suarez discusses the increasingly deadly mix of politics and violence in Egypt with GlobalPost's Charles Sennott.
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