PM vows to ‘fight terror’ after Ottawa attack

Stephen Harper says killing of soldiers in Ottawa and Quebec are "grim reminders" Canada is not immune to terrorism.

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Canada shooter was recent convert to Islam

'We will never be intimidated,' says PM Harper, amid speculation Canada is being targeted for joining U.S.-led air campaign in Syria and Iraq.






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Baby killed and eight wounded in suspected terror attack in Jerusalem

Driver shot and arrested while trying to flee after vehicle ploughed through people standing on light railway platform Continue reading...






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Latest updates / U.S. to track all arrivals from Ebola-hit nations

Ebola death toll at 4,800; Doctors don't detect virus in Dallas nurse's body.






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Report: Israeli research excels despite declining university budgets

Israel ranks among top 10 nations in research in fields including computer science, chemistry, physics, biology, business management and economics, report finds.






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Ebola and us: Why fear is something to fear itself

As pandemics go, Ebola is a midget, but its potential for instilling panic could have economic ramifications for Israel and the developed world far in excess of its death toll.

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Australian pilots forced to land by Indonesian Air Force video

Two Australian pilots are being detained in Indonesia for allegedly violating the country's air space. Graeme Jackline and Richard MacLean were forced to land by the country's air force in Manado, North Sulawesi. They were flying from Darwin to Cebu in the Philippines Continue reading...






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Secret Service dogs nab White House fence jumper

An unidentified man who climbed the White House fence shortly after 7 p.m. on Wednesday was immediately apprehended by uniformed agents and K-9 teams. The incident comes on the heels of other Secret Service security breaches.

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A tale of two lefties / The Promised Podcast‏

Allison, Don, and Noah discuss the left's approach to Palestinian statehood, the 'Milky' protests, and an Israeli plan to airlift Russian Jews from the USSR.






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The British jihadis who have died in Iraq and Syria

Hundreds of UK citizens are fighting on the battlefields of the Middle East and there have been intermittent reports of deaths. The chaos of war and confusion over who is fighting, and where, means that often even the relatives of the fighters know little of the circumstances of their deaths.

For over a year the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at Kings College London has been piecing together the evidence from social media, mainstream reports and fighters in the field to establish the true number that have been killed.

The death toll currently stands at 23.

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