Senior Islamic State Leader Killed by US Forces: Pentagon

USA defence secretary Ash Carter said on Friday al-Qaduli, an Iraqi, was serving as finance minister for the jihadist group and also responsible "for some external affairs and plots". In November, the Pentagon said an airstrike in Libya killed Abu Na... More..

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by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

6 arrested in anti-terror sweep as Belgium admits failings

A wave of arrests took place late Thursday in Belgium and France as a manhunt continued after this week's suicide bombings at an airport and metro station in Brussels that killed 31 people and wounded 270. ...More..

Six Suspects Arrested in Brussels, Terrorist Attack Foiled in France
by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

Six Suspects Arrested in Brussels, Terrorist Attack Foiled in France

It was reported earlier that six people were detained in terrorism investigations overnight in Brussels, two in Germany , and one in Paris . Meanwhile, a march planned to commemorate the attack and express ...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Zika virus warning accompanies Obama to Cuba

The other 115 persons either reported recent travel to areas with active Zika virus transmission or sexual contact with such a traveller, showed the findings published in CDC's latest Morbidity and Mortality We...More..

Carter: US killed senior Islamic State leader
by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Carter: US killed senior Islamic State leader

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters during the news conference that ways to increase USA support for the ground fight in Iraq against ISIS will be on the agenda with ...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Brussels Attacker Was Deported from Turkey Twice

The suspects are believed to have been part of a cell linked to the Islamic State group, which claims responsibility for the attacks . One of the suicide bombers who blew themselves up at Brussels airport ...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

North Korea missiles now 'combat ready'

The North's test appears meant to use solid propellants for missiles with a range of 400-500 kilometers (250-310 miles) that can place entire South Korea in its striking range, and Pyongyang will likely try t...More..

Syrian forces poise to retake IS-held Palmyra
by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Syrian forces poise to retake IS-held Palmyra

He added: "Indeed, the USA military killed several key ISIL terrorists this week, including we believe Haji Iman, who was an ISIL senior leader serving as a finance minister and who also was responsible for s...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

North Korea fires more missiles into Sea of Japan

The North Korean claim comes as South Korean and USA forces are carrying out annual joint military manouevres. In January, North Korea tested an H-bomb, as reported by TRUNEWS. The latest provocations follo...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

New Zealand Flag Referendum: Kiwis Reject New Design, Vote For Status Quo

Said Wellington resident Sarah Newbold: "I voted to keep the flag - not really because I did not like the idea of change, more because the proposed new flag is so very ugly and a bit embarrassing..." "We had...More..

Brussels attacks: Scores remain critical after bombings
by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Brussels attacks: Scores remain critical after bombings

Since updated , it says Laachraoui employed at least one false name and that his DNA was found in two locations in Belgium that Belgian prosecutors said Monday were "used by the terrorist group". The joint att...More..

Belgian Authorities Detain 6 People In Raids Across Brussels
by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Belgian Authorities Detain 6 People In Raids Across Brussels

A confused and scared message left on an abandoned computer by Ibrahim El Bakraoui indicates the Brussels attack may have been brought forward because the group was anxious that police were closing in after Abd...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

U.S. Officials: ISIS's Second in Command Has Been Killed

Carter said al-Qaduli was well-known within ISIS and his death will hinder their operations in Iraq and Syria. Imam's death follows that of IS "minister of war" Omar al-Shishani, otherwise known as Omar the...More..

Belgian Police Hold Seven in Bombing Inquiry, Germany Arrests Two
by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Belgian Police Hold Seven in Bombing Inquiry, Germany Arrests Two

On Tuesday, just a day after Belgian authorities announced they were looking for Laachraoui, a series of explosions ripped through Brussels airport and the metro system, killing at least 31 people and injurin...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Trump, Cruz feud over wives simmers online as attacks get personal

At the news conference Ted Cruz said told reporters "I don't get angry often, but you mess with my wife, you mess with my kids, that'll do it every time". Republican front-runner Donald Trump has scheduled...More..

American Muslims defy Sen. Ted Cruz's call for surveillance
by | Friday, March 25, 2016

American Muslims defy Sen. Ted Cruz's call for surveillance

Barack Obama . Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, carried the state in 1992 and 1996. The president, referencing the historic visit to Cuba that he wrapped up yesterday, added, "As far as the notion ...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Trump's comments on Muslims condemned by senior British cop

Military in combat, something the senator has never seen'. The Cruz campaign released a statement in an attempt to clarify what Cruz said earlier in the day about "empowering law enforcement to patrol and s...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Israel detains soldier seen shooting Palestinian on ground

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday adopted four motions on the Palestinian territories, including one calling for the establishment of a list of companies operating from settlements in ...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Lipsky: AIPAC's Apology to Obama over Trump is 'Chickensh-'

Well, earlier today , the president of AIPAC herself actually scolded Trump for that. "Last evening, something occurred which has the potential to drive us apart, to divide us", she said . Let me be clear: ...More..

AIPAC apologizes after Trump's anti-Obama speech gets cheers
by | Friday, March 25, 2016

AIPAC apologizes after Trump's anti-Obama speech gets cheers

He stressed instead the need to invest in infrastructure at home. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) did likewise during his AIPAC address the following morning. agencies seeking to delegitimize its exist...More..

Donald Trump slams president on nuke deal at AIPAC conference
by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Donald Trump slams president on nuke deal at AIPAC conference

Her speech was well received by AIPAC loyalists and the pro-Israel community, but elicited criticism among Clinton's more liberal base. "Last evening, something occurred which has the potential to drive us ...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Palestinians stab Israeli soldier, then are shot, killed

The video has spread widely and sparked condemnation, threatening to further inflame tensions amid a wave of violence that erupted in October. The military says the attack took place at a military checkpoint ...More..

Murder inquiry launched after Clydebank body is identified as missing girl
by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Murder inquiry launched after Clydebank body is identified as missing girl

The song uses a sped-up version of Christina Perri's Human for the beat and as a chorus - and it's been viewed more than 250,000 times. A photo, being shared on social media, shows the teenager posing with wh...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi nominated to join Cabinet

The Nobel peace prize laureate led the NLD to a landslide win in a historic election in November, but a constitution drafted by the former junta bars her from the presidency because her two sons are British cit...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Zika Virus: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

New Mexico Department of Health officials have confirmed the first case of Zika virus in New Mexico. 26, 2015, the USA government said Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the Unite...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Ted Cruz takes aim at Donald Trump in Wisconsin

Trump soon responded with a cryptic message aimed at Cruz that implied he had damaging information on Cruz's wife, Heidi , that he could deploy in retaliation. Trump and Mr. Cruz were attacking each other abou...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Egypt says it killed a gang linked to Italian student death

Egypt's Interior Ministry said Thursday it has killed members of a gang suspected of being linked to the killing of an Italian student whose torture and death sparked an global outcry over possible involvement ...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

NZ flag vote 'waste of money and time'

In the end, the winning design was a hybrid of the old and new, keeping the Southern Cross star formation while replacing the British symbol with a native plant. Proponents for the new design haven't given up h...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

France arrests man in 'advanced stages' of attack plot

He accused the individual of belonging to a terror network that planned to strike within France. Paul Van Tieghem, director of the office that evaluates threats to the nation, said there is no indication that a...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

New Zealand will find out Thursday whether flag will change

Local media reported the current flag won 56.6 per cent of votes, and the proposed one received 43.2 per cent, out of 2,124,507 votes. "We were told a new flag was needed because we were "more multicultural...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

New Zealand awaits flag vote decision

My students, and most people of New Zealand, simply don't care about the Union Jack. "Now a flag has been decided I encourage all New Zealanders to use it, embrace it and, more importantly, be proud of it", Key...More..

by | Friday, March 25, 2016

Bangladesh, South Korea confirm first case of Zika virus

The Tampa Bay area is one of nine in the US that could see large numbers of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes - the kind that carries Zika virus - come July, according to a recent study in the journal PLOS Currents: ...More..

by | Thursday, March 24, 2016

Zika Lurked In South America Months Before Cases Reported

Scientists have developed computer-assisted methods to fight the spread of the Zika virus, which does not have any treatment or vaccine to prevent the disease's transmission. As summer gets closer, officials s...More..

by | Thursday, March 24, 2016

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama dances the Tango at Argentina state dinner

But they welcomed his promise to declassify further documents to shed more light on the fates of victims of the regime. Macri thanked Obama for visiting "on this very special day for us" and called for a re...More..

by | Thursday, March 24, 2016

Michigan Creates Plan to Tackle Flint Water Crisis

The report described the water crisis as "a story of government failure", but credited Flint citizens and government officials for their willingness to take on the issue. The report highlighted revelations th...More..

Brussels attacker deported from Turkey, Belgium notified of terror links - Erdogan
by | Thursday, March 24, 2016

Brussels attacker deported from Turkey, Belgium notified of terror links - Erdogan

Erdogan said that the Belgian authorities released the suspect Ibrahim El Bakraoui despite Turkish warnings that he was "a foreign fighter". Erdogan did not name the attacker . Those attacks killed 130 peop...More..

by | Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Flight from Brussels to Florida stopped on the tarmac by police

The airport was hit by two explosions at 8am local time - at least one of them a suicide bombing - with 14 dead and more than 92 injured . One worldwide soccer player was at the Zavantem airport where two ex...More..

John Oliver Hilariously Demolishes Donald Trump's Wall
by | Monday, March 21, 2016

John Oliver Hilariously Demolishes Donald Trump's Wall

John Oliver has highlighted all the problems with Donald Trump's plan to build a wall across the US-Mexican border. "It's like getting a pet walrus", Oliver said. WALT DISNEY TELEVISION/ABC Oliver said money...More..

by | Monday, March 21, 2016

Apple Starts Busy Week With New iPhone Launch

Apple is hosting members of the press at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on March 21, in order to show off some new products. The tech giant is expected to launch the 4-inch iPhone SE, a 9.7-inch iPad Pr...More..

North Korea leader says will soon conduct nuclear warhead test
by | Monday, March 21, 2016

North Korea leader says will soon conduct nuclear warhead test

The North, which has conducted four nuclear tests, also claims to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb in January, but most experts said the blast was too small to back up the assertion. State media on Frid...More..