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Al-Jazeera English reporter Peter Greste left Egypt on Sunday on a flight to Cyprus after being released from prison, following an apparent approval of the Australian journalist's deportation from the country's president, officials said.
Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.
Jordan renewed an offer Sunday to swap an al Qaeda prisoner for a fighter pilot held captive by the Islamic State group, a day after a video purportedly showed the militants beheading a Japanese hostage.
Nigeria's military on Sunday repelled a Boko Haram assault on the key northeastern city of Maiduguri, as violence raged across the region just two weeks before national elections.
A three-year-old boy playing with a handgun accidentally shot his father and pregnant mother in a hotel room in New Mexico, the latest shooting incident involving children in the US.
Al-Jazeera English reporter Peter Greste left Egypt Sunday after President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi approved his deportation.
Obama, Dalai Lama to appear in public; move set to rile China
President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Saturday condemned the 'heinous murder' of hostage Kenji Goto after the Islamic State group released a video purportedly showing his beheading
Indonesian rescuers on Sunday resumed their search for 86 victims still missing from the AirAsia plane that crashed on December 28 with 162 people on board, an official said.
Bangladesh authorities on Saturday cut the power to opposition leader Khaleda Zia's office in an apparent bid to force her to call off a crippling anti-government transport blockade.
Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon landed safely off the coast of Mexico early on Saturday after an audacious, nearly 7,000-mile (11,265-kilometre)-long trip across the Pacific Ocean that shattered two long-standing records for ballooning.
African leaders have agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, an African Union official said on Saturday.
Japan on Sunday successfully launched a back-up spy satellite, its aerospace agency said, after cancelling an earlier lift-off due to bad weather.
Laurent Leger, an investigative journalist with Charlie Hebdo, hid under the table when gunmen stormed the office. He survived but many of his colleagues were killed.
Three soldiers and 123 Boko Haram militants were killed when the Islamist group attacked a Chadian army contingent in northern Cameroon, the Chadian military said on Friday.