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'Jihadi John': Poverty not to blame 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:09:29 EST 
    The White House has said that terrorism is rooted in poverty but, argues CNN security analyst Peter Bergen, anti-west jihadists often come from money and are well-educated.


Chad's military pursues militants in Nigeria 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:27:46 EST 
    CNN's Arwa Damon goes along with heavily armed Chadian fighters as they chase Boko Haram from Cameroon deep into Nigeria.


Ex-ISIS captive: 'Brits were harshest' 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:24:50 EST 
    Didier Francois -- who spent more than 10 months as an ISIS prisoner in Syria -- told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that he was guarded by "Jihadi John."


Why 'Jihadi John' is so worrying 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:29:20 EST 
    Revelations over the identity of "Jihadi John" raise troubling issues for intelligence gathering -- but now we must find them like Nazi war criminals, says Anthony Glees.


Antiquities destroyed in ISIS onslaught 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:34:36 EST 
    ISIS militants shove statues off pedestals, and take sledgehammers and drills to shatter antiquities at a museum in Mosul, Iraq, in a released video.


Ukraine: Tensions rise over gas supply 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:30:30 EST 
    A row over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold.


Maid abuser sentenced 6 years 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:51:44 EST 
    A Hong Kong housewife has been sentenced to six years in prison for abusing a young Indonesian worker she kept prisoner in her home.


Just who is 'Jihadi John?' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:17:18 EST 
    A man with a British accent seen in ISIS videos beheading Western hostages is identified, according to U.S. sources -- as a rights group says the suspect told them he felt harassed.


'Knights Templar' cartel leader caught 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:41:22 EST 
    Mexican authorities have detained Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, federal police told CNN En Español on Friday.


Argentina: Really no 'cover-up' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:00:04 EST 
    An Argentine judge has dismissed a criminal complaint accusing President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and other top leaders of covering up Iran's involvement in a 1994 terrorist bombing in Buenos Aires.


Has Israel lost America's democrats? 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:05:12 EST 
    Is the Democratic party over for Israel?


Missing Canadians may have ISIS link 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:22:36 EST 
    On the same day Canadian authorities revealed an investigation into a group of teenagers believed to be trying to join ISIS, a community college attended by three of the students suspended its agreement with an Islamic group.


United warns pilots after mistakes 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:36:15 EST 
    United Airlines has issued a stern warning to its pilots after mistakes in the cockpit put passenger planes in potential danger.


Obama backs decriminalizing pot 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:19:25 EST 
    President Barack Obama said states could overhaul their laws to discourage marijuana the same way "we've been able to discourage a lot of other bad things that people do" -- like using tobacco.


Iran blasts mock U.S. carrier 
  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:32:48 EST 
    Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency.
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