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Happy Days for Barbers as Turkish Men Get Rid of ISIS-Style Beards
Turkish men are getting previously fashionable beards shaved so as not to be associated with ISIS
ISIS Urging Lone Wolf Attacks on U.S. Military Personnel
ISIS hackers publish what they say are details on U.S. government employees.
Russia Repeals Nationwide Ban on Reddit
The social news site was temporarily banned in Russia for failing to remove a post on growing magic mushrooms.
Sexual Assault Allegations Against Julian Assange Set to Expire
Assange is still wanted in Sweden for a rape allegation that will not expire until 2020.
ISIS Claim Beheading of Croatian Hostage Captured in Egypt
30-year-old Tomislav Salopek was captured on July 22 west of Cairo.
Five Family Members Arrested in London on Terror Offences
One of the teenagers detained had previously been arrested on similar charges in July.
China Bans 120 'Immoral' Songs From Internet
Songs containing the lyrics "fart" and "I don't want to go to school" have been banned
Fourth Man Killed at a Spanish Bull Running Event This Year
David Mellado Lopez was killed trying to film a running bull on his smartphone.
U.S. Consulate in Turkey Targeted as Wave of Attacks Kills Eight
The series of attacks come after Ankara launched a crackdown on Isis and the Kurds.
Millions of Locusts Descend on Southern Russia
Locusts have destroyed at least 10 percent of farmland in South Russia, to the detriment of farmers livelihoods.
Think-Tank Releases Anti-Radicalisation Video to Counter ISIS Propaganda
The Quilliam Foundation's #NotAnotherBrother campaign aims to prevent the radicalisation of would-be jihadists
Radical UK Preacher Anjem Choudary Charged With Inviting Support for ISIS
Anjem Choudary, a radical Islamist cleric from London, is due to appear in court Wednesday.
Russian Security Forces Kill Eight Alleged ISIS Militants
According to Russia's Foreign Minister approximately 2,000 Russians have left Russia to join ISIS.
Why the New Taliban Leader Could Be a Disaster for Peace in Afghanistan
Peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban were suspended on Friday at the request of the Taliban
Russia Could Ban 'Gay Emojis'
The use of emojis that promote non-traditional relationships on social media could be outlawed.
6.5 Million People at Risk of Starvation in Yemen
One in two people in Yemen are now struggling to eat on a daily basis
Former Greek Finance Minister Faces Treason Charges
Two lawsuits filed by Greek citizens accuse Yanis Varoufakis of treason.
560,000-Year-Old Human Tooth Discovered in France
The discovery was made by two volunteers on the site in The Arago Cave in Tautavel
Prominent Muslim Imam Warns Islamic Extremism Is a Problem in Ireland
Approximately 30 Irish citizens have left Ireland to join the ranks of ISIS in Syria and Iraq
UK Teenager Pleads Guilty to Inciting Terrorism Abroad
The British boy was part of a plot to behead a police officer on Anzac day in Australia
Mistakenly Freed Prisoner Posts Images Taunting Police
Ryan Byrne was 18 months from finishing his nine-year prison sentence for armed robbery
Fragments of Ancient Koran Discovered at UK University
The Islamic manuscript has laid untouched in the University of Birmingham's Research Library for almost 100 years
Teen Born HIV Positive in Remission Without Drugs
According to French doctors, the girl was born HIV positive in 1996 but now has untraceable amounts of the virus in her system.
Britons deported from China on terror offenses say they watched BBC documentary
The authorities in China say the 20 foreign nationals were deported for "watching video clips depicting terrorism"
Northern Ireland peace-broker visited North Korea
Tony Blair's former chief of staff Jonathan Powell visited North Korea last week