Eline Gordts
Eline Gordts is a Senior World Editor at The Huffington Post.

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This is Sajida Al-Rishawi, The Jordanian Prisoner ISIS Wants Released

(42) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 5:17 PM

In a new video released on Tuesday, the Islamic State group threatened to execute two hostages within 24 hours unless Jordan releases a female failed suicide bomber who’s been on death row in the country since 2006.

Tuesday’s video appeared to show Japanese reporter Kenji Goto, who...

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Bassim Haidar On How Boko Haram Impacts Nigeria

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 9:58 AM

Speaking with HuffPostLive at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Bassim Haidar, the founder, chairman and CEO of Nigeria-based telecoms and logistics group Channel IT discussed the violent campaign of Boko Haram in Nigeria.

Ruthless attacks by fighters of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram have plunged...

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The Harrowing Story Of One Man's Escape From The Genocide In Burundi

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 5:36 PM

In October 1993, Tutsi soldiers assassinated Burundi's Hutu president, Melchior Ndadaye. The killing plunged the country into a spate of ethnic violence that would ultimately claim the lives of 300,000 people.

Deo Niyizonkiza, then a 20-year-old medical student, heard the news of the president's death from a...

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What You Need To Know About The Houthi Militia in Yemen

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 1:23 PM

The crisis in Yemen rose to new heights this week, as Houthi fighters clashed with soldiers loyal to the president in the capital Sanaa and moved on the presidential palace, leading to warnings by top officials in the U.S.-backed government of an impending coup. Local media reported on...

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초정통파 유대교 신문이 파리 시위 사진에서 여성 정치인을 삭제하다

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 11:30 PM

지난 1월 11일 세계 각국의 정치인들이 파리에서 열린 테러 반대 행진에 참가했다.

올랑드 프랑스 대통령, 메르켈 독일 총리, 네타냐후 이스라엘 총리 등 세계 각국의 지도자들이 팔짱을 끼고 행진하는 사진은 특히 이번 반대 시위의 어떤 상징이 됐다.

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(2) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 10:02 PM


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Ultra-Orthodox Newspaper Appears To Have Edited Women Out Of Paris March Image

(164) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 4:34 PM

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish newspaper in Israel appears to have edited out female world leaders from a photograph of Sunday's anti-terrorism rally in Paris, Israeli media reported.

More than a million people gathered in Paris on Sunday to honor the victims of the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices...

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Bashar Assad Gets Dared To Spend Night In Freezing Cold Refugee Camp

(7) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 6:32 PM

Syrian President Bashar Assad is being dared to take a different type of ice-bucket challenge.

A young Syrian actor identified as Ehab Yousef dared the dictator to spend a winter night in one of the refugee camps housing hundreds of thousands of Syrians displaced by the country's civil...

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パリ2カ所で立てこもり、警察突入で3容疑者殺害 人質も4人死亡【UPDATE】

(1) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 1:24 PM


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샤를리 엡도 테러범, 경찰에게 사살당해

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 11:31 AM

샤를리 엡도 학살극을 벌인 테러범 '쿠아치 형제'가 경찰에게 사살당했다.

AFP의 보도에 의하면 샤를 드골 공항 근처의 담마르탱에 있는 인쇄 공장에서 인질극을 벌이던 쿠아치 형제는 진입한 경찰에게 모두 사살됐다.

르 몽드는 쿠아치 형제가 한 명의 인질을 데리고 있었다고 보도했으나, 아직 인질의 신원은 밝혀지지...

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샤를리 엡도 테러범, 경찰에게 사살당해

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 11:31 AM

샤를리 엡도 학살극을 벌인 테러범 '쿠아치 형제'가 경찰에게 사살당했다.

AFP의 보도에 의하면 샤를 드골 공항 근처의 담마르탱에 있는 인쇄 공장에서 인질극을 벌이던 쿠아치 형제는 진입한 경찰에게 모두 사살됐다.

르 몽드는 쿠아치 형제가 한 명의 인질을 데리고 있었다고 보도했으나, 아직 인질의 신원은 밝혀지지...

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Charlie Hebdo Suspects Killed, Market Shooter Dead

(811) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 11:28 AM

Two brothers believed behind Wednesday's attack on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo were killed on Friday, Agence France Presse reported, culminating a dramatic day in which France was shaken by two simultaneous hostage crises.

Police cornered brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi on Friday...

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Quatre nouvelles internationales qui sont passées inaperçues en 2014

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2015 | 10:15 PM

De la guerre à Gaza à la crise en Ukraine, en passant par l'apparition du groupe État islamique au Moyen-Orient et la disparition de 43 étudiants au Mexique, 2014 a été une année importante en événements politiques et politiques et ce dans le monde entier.

Mais la nouvelle de dernière...

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4 Crucial International News Stories You May Have Completely Missed This Year

(3) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 9:31 AM

From the war in Gaza to the crisis in Ukraine, the rise of the Islamic State in the Middle East and the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, 2014 was a year of major political and economic developments across the globe.

But the barrage of breaking news can make...

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Cuba Announcement 'A Truly Historic Moment'

(18) Comments | Posted December 21, 2014 | 12:53 PM

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we look at the future of U.S.-Cuba relations.

The United States and Cuba announced on Wednesday that they will start talks to restore ties, a landmark announcement given...

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North Korea's Craziest Threats Against Foreign Countries

(298) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 8:35 AM

Each week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page.

Prompted by threats from hackers, several U.S. theater chains

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Pakistan In Shock After School Attack That Killed More Than 100

(348) Comments | Posted December 16, 2014 | 1:47 PM

In one of the worst terrorist attacks in Pakistan's history, militants belonging to the Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday launched a brazen attack on a military-run school in the city of Peshawar. Officials said the eight-hour siege left at least 141 people dead, most of them students.

Tehrik-e-Taliban claimed responsibility...

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Are Israel's Early Elections About Anything Other Than Politics?

(56) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 12:10 PM

Israel’s outspoken Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday fired his finance minister, Yair Lapid, and justice minister, Tzipi Livni, and called for the dissolution of the parliament and early elections. The move came after a week of intense political bickering over a "Jewish nationhood" bill and a...

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블룸버그 뷰 : "그리스에 기회를 주자"

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 3:34 PM

경제 전문지 블룸버그의 사설란 블룸버그 뷰에 '트로이카(국제통화기금(IMF), 유럽연합(EU), 유럽중앙은행(ECB))'를 맹비난하는 글이 실렸다. 그리스 정부와 국가의 재정상황을 고려했을 때 트로이카의 요구 사항은 터무니없고 비생산적이라는 것이다.

블룸버그 편집팀은 "채권자들은 그리스에 대해 인내심의 한계를 또다시 시험하고 있다"며 "계속적인 압력으로 오히려 유로가 조각나는 사태가 발생한다면 그리스뿐만이 아니라 트로이카와 전 유럽에...

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멕시코 학생 43명 실종사건은 예외적인 사건이 아니다

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 1:58 AM

멕시코 게레로주에서 지난 9월에 있었던 43명의 학생 실종 사건에 대한 정부의 미흡한 대치에 분노한 수만 명의 멕시코인이 거리시위에 나섰다.

사건의 개요는 다음과 같다. 이괄라라는 마을을 9월 26일 방문 중이던 지방 교육대학 학생들이 갑자기 사라졌다. 검찰 조사에 따르면 지역 경찰이 이들을 근처 범죄조직 인원에게 넘겼고, 조직원들이 학생들을 죽였다....

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