Belgian Officials Acknowledge Pre-Attack Intelligence Failures

Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam refuses to speak when asked about Tuesday's attacks in Brussels , Belgian prosecutors say. Citing two unnamed U.S. No details on any of the individuals detained was provided, although French media named the Pa... More..

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ISIS reportedly planning 'imminent' attack on Jewish school in Turkey
by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

ISIS reportedly planning 'imminent' attack on Jewish school in Turkey

Ten days ago three Israelis died in a suicide bombing in that city. The source described the information as "a more than credible threat". Istanbul's synagogue in Beyoglu is understood to be the most probab...More..

by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Pakistan, Iran vow to boost economic ties

The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said a long-delayed gas pipeline to supply Iranian natural gas to energy-starved Pakistan would figure high during the talks. "In the past, certain armed groups in Pakistan had us...More..

by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Iran, Pakistan eye $5bn trade volume by 2021

The visit of Iranian leader is significant in the wake of sanctions being lifted on Iran, which has opened new avenues for enhancing trade and commerce cooperation between the two neighbouring countries. He sai...More..

by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

US Capitol police officer shot, gunman taken into custody

The White House also was immediately put on lockdown. Following the reports, the Washington , D.C. police department tweeted that there was "no active threat to the public". Capitol Visitors Center and workers...More..

by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Fidel Castro lectures 'brother Obama' after Cuba visit

Obama also pressured Castro on the issue of political prisoners, just one day after the Cuban president said in a press conference that there are none in the country. Obama also mentioned several challenges fac...More..

Brussels Terror: Belgians Arrest 6 Suspects In Raids Across City
by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Brussels Terror: Belgians Arrest 6 Suspects In Raids Across City

The arrests took place in the Jette and Schaerbeek neighborhoods of Brussels amid house-to-house searches and outside the prosecutor's office. Belgian police believe one of the seven people arrested was a...More..

Six arrests in Brussels police operation after bombings
by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Six arrests in Brussels police operation after bombings

Najim Laachraoui, who also attacked the airport , was the subject of a wanted notice issued Monday, the day before the bombing. Brussels , which is home to the headquarters of the European Union and North A...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Georgia governor vetoes bill allowing clergy to refuse to perform gay marriage

The governor has until early May to decide on the bill. 757, a deeply discriminatory bill that passed the state legislature. He says the revisions guarantee companies keep their promises. Louis Bissette Jr. O...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Iran's president says he wants to resolve Saudi tensions

Work has stalled on the Iran-Pakistan section, which was created to help Pakistan meet its energy needs. "There is one concern that RAW (Research and Analysis Wing, India's top intelligence agency) is involve...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

At least 5 dead in Pakistan blast

Haider Ashraf, the Deputy Inspector General Police, said the bomber blew himself up in the parking stand near the gate of the park when it was packed with visitors including the minority Christian community w...More..

Belgian Police Carry Out Further Raids, Detain More People
by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Belgian Police Carry Out Further Raids, Detain More People

Kerry, in a hastily arranged visit to Brussels , defended Belgium's counterterrorism efforts despite a series of security and intelligence failings in the run-up to the bombings Tuesday. Another raid, in Fr...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Nobel laureate Suu Kyi inducted in Myanmar Govt.

According to ABC NEWS , the voting resulted with a 611-3 vote by a joint session of parliament, which was the first legislative act by Aung San Suu Kyi's party. The party swept to a historic election victory i...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Bernie Sanders wins 3 weekend caucuses

Still, the not-unexpected sweep is a welcome one for the senator's camp, which has suffered defeats across the southern states in weeks past. The wins weren't too surprising, since the states have a large pop...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Brussels attacks: Six arrests as investigation continues

After the bombings, Raffaello Pantucci, director of global security studies at the Royal United Services Institute in London, called it "depressingly predictable" that a major attack would occur in Brussels b...More..

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz feud over wives as Republican race turns ugly
by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz feud over wives as Republican race turns ugly

The National Enquirer could not immediately be reached for comment. "Donald", he said , "you're a sniveling coward and leave Heidi the hell alone". Cruz forcefully denied the rumors on Friday, denouncing t...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Fifth suspect linked to Brussels attacks

Brothers Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui were seen on a CCTV with a third man, dubbed "the man in white" and still on the run, before they blew themselves up. It is not clear whether the raids are linked to the ...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Why did Bernie Sanders dominate Saturday? Caucuses in whiter states

Most of his dozen primary-season wins have been in states with largely white populations and in caucus contests, which tend to attract the most active liberal Democrats. Including superdelegates, Clinton has at...More..

by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

Couples Exposed to Zika Should Wait on Pregnancy

During the teleconference however, CDC researchers did not say whether there is evidence that a man who has had sex with another man who has Zika , could then pass it along to a female sexual partner. For ...More..

by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

Explosions During Police Operations in Brussels

The news came as three people were arrested in Brussels in connection with Tuesday's attacks that left more than 30 people killed, BBC reported . Two of the suicide bombers - the Bakraoui brothers - were...More..

Six arrested in police raids linked to Brussels terrorist attacks
by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

Six arrested in police raids linked to Brussels terrorist attacks

Police said they found a large stash of explosives and other bomb-making material earlier this week in an apartment in Schaerbeek believed used by the suicide bombers. A former Belgian ambassador to the ...More..

by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

Sanders vows peace as Clinton swears to arm Israel

Trump's Republican rivals also spoke to AIPAC - including Texas Sen. After last year's open dispute with Obama, Netanyahu told Aipac, which joined him in fighting the Iran deal, that he he wanted to "take thi...More..

by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

Abdeslam won't fight extradition to France

Laachraoui is believed to have traveled to Austria from Hungary with Abdeslam in September. Abdeslam, a French citizen, was arrested in Brussels on March 18 after a four-month manhunt in the wake of the Nov...More..

by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

Task force blames MI for Flint water crisis

The task force also suggested that the crisis was partially driven by "environmental injustice", because Flint is populated largely by low-income and minority residents, an allegation the governor denies. "...More..

Senior Islamic State Leader Killed by US Forces: Pentagon
by | Sunday, March 27, 2016

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 ...More..

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..

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..

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..