Masked supporters of the Sunni jihadi group beheaded all 21 men simultaneously, filming the production in much the way the group filmed the torturous death of Jordanian pilot Muath Kassasbeh in January.
Male women's rights activists in Kabul pose for the media Thursday wearing burqas to show their solidarity to Afghan women ahead of International Women's Day. Burqas for many people worldwide have come to symbolize the suppression of women.
The ideology that drives Islamic State has its roots in a reaction to Mongol horrors of hundreds of years ago. But Baghdadi and his followers are looking more and more like the villainous grandson of Genghis Khan.
Greece's economic pain propelled its new left-wing prime minister to power, and early signs are he'll push Angela Merkel and the rest of Europe hard on debt forgiveness and a curtailment of the country's austerity program.