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Russian submarine strikes ISIS in Syria with Kalibr cruise missiles from Mediterranean (VIDEO)

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Russian submarine strikes ISIS in Syria with Kalibr cruise missiles from Mediterranean (VIDEO)

FILE PHOTO. © Vadim Savitskii / Sputnik A Russian submarine has fired a barrage of Kalibr cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea at targets in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor governorate, destroying Islamic State command posts, fortifications and arms depots, the Russian Defense Ministry said. On Tuesday, the ‘Veliky Novgorod’ attack submarine of the Varshavyanka class targeted positions […]

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Eight dead as truck ploughs into New York crowd

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Eight dead as truck ploughs into New York crowd

At least eight people in New York City have been killed and 11 injured after a driver ploughed into cyclists and pedestrians before being shot by police, according to US officials. MMPolice block off a street after the incident in New York City [Shannon Stapleton/Reuters] The incident on Tuesday “was a particularly cowardly act of […]

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Troublesome passenger forces Turkish flight to make emergency landing in Ukrain

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Troublesome passenger forces Turkish flight to make emergency landing in Ukrain

  Turkish plane flying from Moscow to Istanbul was forced to land in Ukraine’s Odessa after a Lithuanian passenger “created trouble” during the flight. According to unnamed sources, the passenger disturbed other travelers, made frequent and questionable bathroom visits and told the cabin crew that he was not feeling well. The pilot decided to make […]

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New York attack: At least six killed by man driving truck

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New York attack: At least six killed by man driving truck

Media captionEmergency services on the scene after “reports of shots fired” At least six people have been killed in New York after the driver of a truck mowed down people on a pedestrian and cycle path in Lower Manhattan. A man who emerged from the vehicle brandishing imitation guns was shot and arrested by police […]

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9 dismembered bodies found in Kanagawa apartment

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9 dismembered bodies found in Kanagawa apartment

An apartment house in Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture where police found nine bodies in one of its units.  Photo: KYODO Nine dismembered bodies have been found in a man’s apartment just outside Tokyo after it was searched by police who suspected his involvement in the recent disappearance of a 23-year-old woman, police said Tuesday. Police arrested the 27-year-old […]

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Iraqi forces recapture more Islamic State havens near Anbar’s Qaim

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Iraqi forces recapture more Islamic State havens near Anbar’s Qaim

Qaim (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi forces recaptured more areas from Islamic State militants on Tuesday as operations continue to retake the group’s last bastions in western Anbar. Qaim town’s gate The Joint Operations Command’s War Media Cell said the forces recaptured several villages near the town of Qaim besides the town’s “phosphate factory”. According to the statement, […]

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Saudia:Preparations under way to issue driving licenses to women

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Saudia:Preparations under way to issue driving licenses to women

A Saudi woman is photographed as she checks a car at a showroom in Riyadh in this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo. — Reuters JEDDAH — The Directorate General of Traffic is making preparations to announce the rules and regulations for issuing driving license to women shortly. The move comes after a royal decree allowing women […]

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German police arrest Syrian suspected of plotting bomb attack

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German police arrest Syrian suspected of plotting bomb attack

German police on Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old Syrian man suspected of preparing an Islamist terror attack in the country using powerful explosives, prosecutors said. File photo/DPA The man, identified only as Yamen A., was held at dawn by special forces in the northeastern town of Schwerin, the federal prosecutors office said in a statement. Several apartments were […]

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Putin: Someone is harvesting Russian bio samples for obscure purposes

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Putin: Someone is harvesting Russian bio samples for obscure purposes

Russian genetic material is being harvested all over the country, purposefully and professionally, President Vladimir Putin has said, possibly hinting at the US Air Force’s earlier move to acquire Russian tissue samples. Russian President Vladimir Putin © Alexei Nikolsky / Reuters Putin was presiding over a meeting of Russia’s Human Rights Council Monday, when he […]

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Live updates: Catalonia’s second working day of Spanish direct rule

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Live updates: Catalonia’s second working day of Spanish direct rule

Puigdemont is in Brussels, Rajoy has called an emergency meeting of his cabinet to discuss Catalan elections and Spanish police have entered several Mossos d’Esquadra stations in Catalonia seeking recordings. Photo: Lluis Gene/AFP. 11:15am: Units of Spain’s Guardia Civil are allegedly on standby docked off the coast of Barcelona on a ship, according to a BBC World Service […]

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