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Islamic State sought $33m for Kiwi nurse abducted in Syria five years ago

New Zealand Herald Sunday, 14 April 2019
Islamic State sought $33m for Kiwi nurse abducted in Syria five years agoThe Islamic State asked for a ransom of up to $33 million for the release of New Zealand nurse Louisa Akavi, it has been reported. Akavi, 62, was abducted by the terrorist group in October 2013 while travelling in a Red Cross convoy...
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News video: Christianity grows in Syrian town once besieged by Islamic State

Christianity grows in Syrian town once besieged by Islamic State 01:54

A community of Syrians who converted to Christianity from Islam is growing in Kobani, a town besieged by Islamic State for months, and where the tide turned against the militants four years ago. Emily Wither reports.

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