Minute's silence held for Stockholm lorry attack victims

He had expressed support for extremist organisations including the Islamic State group, police said. Three other people died in the atrocity, two Swedes and a Belgian national. The force have revealed the man was known to authorities some years ago... More..

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In Georgia race, Republicans battle as Democrat chases upset
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

In Georgia race, Republicans battle as Democrat chases upset

Awash in cash, Ossoff has mounted a relentless ad blitz on TV, radio and the internet to flip the district, which spans from east Cobb County to north DeKalb County. Bob Gray sweetened his $210,000 fundraising ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Supreme Court Rules, Bentley Impeachment Back on

Robert Bentley has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the release of a potentially embarrassing report related to a sex scandal that has led to an effort to impeach him. Bentley has acknowledged making personal m...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

USA military confirms N. Korea fired missile into Sea of Japan

Chang Yong-Seok, a senior researcher at the Institute for Peace and Unification at Seoul National University, said Kim's son, current leader Kim Jong-Un, had no reason to take such precautions. The council sa...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Stockholm attack suspect showed interest in ISIL

The Stockholm suspect, aged 39 and from the Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan, applied for permanent residence in Sweden in 2014. He was given four weeks to leave the country in December but could not be l...More..

Coalition
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Coalition "probably" had role in civilian casualties in Mosul, says USA general

Votel is head of the USA military's Central Command. His visit comes as Iraqi forces battle to retake second city Mosul , which was seized by the Islamic State jihadist group in 2014. A USA airstrike that ma...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Tillerson: Russia 'failure allowed Syria chemical attack'

The administration announced last Thursday night that two USA destroyers in the eastern Mediterranean bombarded a Syrian air base with 59 Tomahawk missiles - a response to the use of chemical weapons believed t...More..

Central Asian citizens detained in St. Petersburg for suspected terrorist activities
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Central Asian citizens detained in St. Petersburg for suspected terrorist activities

Petersburg suicide bomber , investigators Wednesday rounded up seven suspected Islamic State recruiters from the Central Asia region of the former Soviet Union but found no immediate evidence of their involvem...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Egypt declares state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings kill 44

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks via its Aamaq media agency, following the group's recent video vowing to step up attacks against Christians, who the group describes as "infidels" empowering the West...More..

Skirmishes in Jo'burg as South Africans protest against Zuma
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Skirmishes in Jo'burg as South Africans protest against Zuma

Skirmishes broke out in Johannesburg as more than 60,000 people marched in South Africa n cities on Friday in largely peaceful protests to demand President Jacob Zuma quit after a cabinet reshuffle triggered th...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

North Korea calls U.S. bombing of Syrian airbase 'unacceptable'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently said the USA has " spoken enough " after the latest such test, and according to NBC, other options may include deploying nukes to South Korea or assassinating North Kor...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

North Korea blasts US strikes on Syria: State media

However, Pyongyang's response suggested the reclusive state was determined to continue with its nuclear weapons programme. US officials noted that the timing of the strike had the possible added benefit of si...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Stockholm truck attack main suspect identified as Rakhmat Akilov

Co-workers and family remember Chris Bevington fondly and asked for peace and privacy for the family as they go through this hard time. The family of an 11-year-old Swedish girl confirmed she was one of the...More..

Photo of Birmingham Woman's Defiance in the Face of EDL Protestors…
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Photo of Birmingham Woman's Defiance in the Face of EDL Protestors…

Ms Khan told the Victoria Derbyshire programme: "It'd like to make it very clear that people who know me. would tell you and vouch for me that a minute's silence by either side - the EDL or UAF (Unite Against...More..

Shadow Brokers open NSA hacking trove in protest against Trump
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Shadow Brokers open NSA hacking trove in protest against Trump

The group on Sunday denied it was backed by Russia stating that: "If theshadowbrokers being Russian don't you think we'd be in all those USA government reports on Russian hacking?" they wrote. In 2016, The Shad...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

USA strike group headed towards Korean Peninsula

The San Diego-based Vinson group left for a scheduled Asia-Pacific patrol on January 5. Previously, it was engaged in patrols of the South China Sea and joint military exercises with both Japan and South Kore...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

Judge Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States on Friday. The U.S. Senate approved him for the federal bench on a voice vote. It takes four votes to do so, though the court does no...More..

Steve Bannon Attended NSC Meeting After Shake-Up
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Steve Bannon Attended NSC Meeting After Shake-Up

Critics said Mr Bannon's role on on the Security Council risked politicising foreign policy. Confirming that he has been removed as a permanent NSC member, a White House official said the move resulted from a...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Nikki Haley on Assad: US Believes Regime Change 'Is Going to Happen'

The leaders of both North Korea and its sponsor China-Chinese President Xi Jinping happened to be at dinner with Trump moments before the strike-must now consider more seriously the possibility that the United ...More..

Pakistan condemns fresh killings in occupied Kashmir
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Pakistan condemns fresh killings in occupied Kashmir

Also on Sunday, a local by-election in Kashmir for a vacant seat in India's parliament was marred by protests and violence, which claimed the lives of eight civilians and wounded nearly 100 others, many of whom...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Allies Rally Behind US After Syria Strikes, Kremlin Continues Condemnation

Meanwhile, Rex Tillerson's statement about "no change to our military posture" made it clear that Washington still regards the number one priority in Syria to be the elimination of IS. He said Iran condemned ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Calgarians commemorate 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

Fresh off yesterday's commemoration at Vimy Ridge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads today to the scene of one of Canada's most iconic moments during the Second World War - Juno Beach. Canadian Pacific toda...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Facing sharp policy choices, United States sends navy strike group to Koreas

Adm. Harry Harris, the commander of US Pacific Command, directed the USS Carl Vinson strike group to sail north to the Western Pacific after departing Singapore on Saturday, Pacific Command announced. On Satu...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Kim Jong-un Tells Trump He's 'Not Frightened' By Strikes On Syria

Calling the the Trump administration's actions in Syria "absolutely unpardonable", the North Korean foreign ministry said that while some observers suspect the strikes were a "warning", the North is "not fright...More..

Women & children among casualties of United States missile strike - Homs governor
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Women & children among casualties of United States missile strike - Homs governor

Trump has blamed it on forces loyal to the Syrian government. Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, told an emergency Security Council meeting on Friday that the U.S.is "prepared to do more",...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Trump Signs Bill to Roll Back Privacy Rules into Law

It is important to note, also, that Google does not need permission from users to track their web behavior (after all, that is how Google makes its money ), while telephone companies (like AT&T ) do. In all t...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Irish Olympian Claire Lambe helps Cambridge to Boat Race victory

Oxford's Harriet Austin said: 'The start didn't go as we planned... today is Cambridge's day'. Oxford won in 16 minutes 59 seconds. After the men's race Oxford's Michael di Santo, who competed for the Unite...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Church bombings kill dozens in Egypt on Palm Sunday

Two terrorist attacks with explosives that took place today against Coptic Christian churches in northern Egypt and claimed by the Islamic State left at least 37 dead and 138 wounded people. At least three po...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, South Korea says

Dr Bong Young Shik of Yonsei University's Institute for North Korean Studies said the United States has made clear it will not soften its stance towards North Korea. The general security of military information...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

After Syrian Airstrikes, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Cancels Russia Trip

Johnson, who called the USA response "a clear and united message" from the West, will call on G7 ministers to issue a joint declaration calling for Russian Federation to end its support for the Assad regime and...More..

Backed fighters reach Islamic-State-held dam in Syria
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Backed fighters reach Islamic-State-held dam in Syria

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group also reported the SDF advance. SDF has also captured the town of Karama as it prepares for an assault on the Daesh stronghold of Raqqa ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

North Korea to deliver 'ruthless blow' if provoked by US: Envoy

In June previous year, the South successfully test-fired two home-developed missiles capable of carrying a one-tonne payload up to 500 kilometres. "The problem was that they are in some kind of delusional den...More..

North Korea labels U.S. air strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

North Korea labels U.S. air strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

USA missile strikes targeting a Syrian air base were "an unforgivable act of aggression against a sovereign state", North Korea's Foreign Ministry has said. The South's deployment of a controversial U.S. miss...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Egypt declares state of emergency

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has declared a three-month state of emergency late Sunday night, following the attacks. Earlier, the president ordered military units to "immediately deploy and assis...More..

No-fly zone: US President Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

No-fly zone: US President Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

As reported by the Palm Beach Post , it was the first time a helicopter landed a Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club after the helipad was done being constructed. His first documented golf outing was on April 26, 2009, ...More..