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Trump advised to send envoy to Pyongyang

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Trump advised to send envoy to Pyongyang

This is the eighth and last in a series of interviews with international experts on North Korea to look at how its nuclear issues will unfold down the road and seek ways to secure stability on the Korean Peninsula. ― ED. NK estimated to have ability to produce 7 nuclear bombs a By Kim Jae-kyoung […]

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Italian Police Link Somali Migrant Traffickers to Islamist Militants

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Italian Police Link Somali Migrant Traffickers to Islamist Militants

ROME (AP) — Italian police say they have found indirect links between Islamic militants and a Somali-run migrant trafficking and money transfer ring that was busted in overnight raids in southern Italy. Police said the leader of the Bari-based ring had been in telephone contact with a Somali man arrested in Italy in July on […]

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Turkey warns U.S. of blowback from decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria

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Turkey warns U.S. of blowback from decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria

(Reuters) Turkey warned the United States on Wednesday that a decision to arm Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State in Syria could end up hurting Washington, and accused its NATO ally of siding with terrorists. The rebuke came a week before President Tayyip Erdogan is due in Washington for his first meeting with U.S. President Donald […]

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Moon, Trump likely to hold summit soon

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Moon, Trump likely to hold summit soon

U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Moon Jae-in, the new president of Korea, to Washington for a summit to continue to strengthen the alliance between the two countries, Cheong Wa Dae said, Wednesday. The two leaders had a 30-minute phone conversation as Trump called Moon to congratulate his election victory. Trump was the first head […]

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Stockholm terror suspect was mentally fit at time of attack, doctors judge

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Stockholm terror suspect was mentally fit at time of attack, doctors judge

The man who confessed to driving a truck into crowds on a busy Stockholm street was not suffering from any mental disorders when the attack occurred, according to the results of a psychiatric evaluation. Sweden’s National Board of Forensic Medicine (Rättsmedicinalverket) handed the results of its examination of Rakhmat Akilov to Stockholm District Court on […]

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Why the US Cares About Somalia The country is a test case for Washington’s balance-of-power strategy.(Reality Check)By By Allison Fedirka

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Why the US Cares About Somalia The country is a test case for Washington’s balance-of-power strategy.(Reality Check)By By Allison Fedirka

Something is quietly stirring in the Horn of Africa. Over the past month, the United States seems to have shown a renewed interest in Somalia and the kksecurity threats that emanate from it. On April 15, U.S. Africa Command confirmed that several dozen troops from the 101st Airborne Division would train and equip Somali forces […]

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France’s ‘first lady’: Is Brigitte Macron set to be the French Michelle Obama?

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France’s ‘first lady’: Is Brigitte Macron set to be the French Michelle Obama?

 While questions hang over of what Macron’s future presidency will hold, one thing the French people can count on is that his wife, Brigitte, one of the stars of his election campaign, will have role to play. But how official will it be? “It’s necessary that the person who lives with you has a role,” […]

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UPDATED: Iraqi forces kill IS area commander, retake another area in western Mosul

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UPDATED: Iraqi forces kill IS area commander, retake another area in western Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi government forces killed a senior Islamic State commander and recaptured another area in western Mosul as they continue incursions in districts overlooking the IS-held Old City from the northwest. The Nineveh operations command said the army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service forces took over al-Maamel (laboratories/factories) area on Wednesday, and raised Iraqi flags at […]

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James Comey, FBI director, fired by Donald Trump

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James Comey, FBI director, fired by Donald Trump

US president says move essential to restore “public trust” but fuels concerns about integrity of Clinton emails inquiry.  US President Donald Trump has abruptly dismissed the director of FBI, saying that James Comey was no longer able to effectively lead the law-enforcement agency. Comey had been leading an FBI investigation into allegations of Russian meddling […]

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Housewife wins $1m in latest Dubai raffleMariam M. Al Serkal, Senior Web Reporter

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Housewife wins $1m in latest Dubai raffleMariam M. Al Serkal, Senior Web Reporter

The raffle was part of Dubai Duty Free’s Millennium Millionaire Promotion Dubai Duty Free officials draw the lucky winner of the latest Millennium Millionaire raffle. Dubai: Indian housewife Shanthi Achuthan Kutty could not believe her luck when she won $1 million (Dh3.67) in the latest Dubai Duty Free raffle. Dubai Duty Free officials draw the […]

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