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Somalia forces kill two militants firing mortars in Mogadishu(Reuters)

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Somalia forces kill two militants firing mortars in Mogadishu(Reuters)

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Two men were killed in the Somali capital after they were spotted firing mortars that appeared to be aimed at the international airport on Sunday, police and officials said.  The heavily guarded, sprawling airport base is the site of many U.N. agencies, African Union peacekeepers and embassies.  “Two militants firing mortars were […]

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North Korea missile test fails after showcase parade

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North Korea missile test fails after showcase parade

The missile failure also came hours ahead of a visit by US Vice President Mike Pence to South Korea. A fresh North Korean missile test failed when it exploded after launch Sunday, the US military said, a day after Pyongyang defiantly showcased its ballistic arsenal at a giant military parade. The failure, which is likely […]

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Army: 2900 IS members killed in Mosul in 4 days

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Army: 2900 IS members killed in Mosul in 4 days

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi army said Sunday 2900 Islamic State members were killed over the past few days in western Mosul as U.S.-backed operations continue to clear the remaining districts of the region from militants. Sabah al-Noaman, spokesperson of the army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service, said the announced “preliminary” toll was the result of fierce encounters […]

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How the RCMP lured Amanda Lindhout alleged kidnapper from Somalia to Canada: A timeline

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How the RCMP lured Amanda Lindhout alleged kidnapper from Somalia to Canada: A timeline

In June 2015, Somali national Ali Omar Ader was arrested in Ottawa at the end of a remarkable five-year undercover operation designed to lure him to Canada. He will stand trial in October for his alleged role in the kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout. Last week, for the first time, an Ottawa courtroom heard details […]

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At least 100 dead in blast targeting evacuation convoy stranded near Aleppo

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At least 100 dead in blast targeting evacuation convoy stranded near Aleppo

People that were evacuated from the two villages of Kefraya and al-Foua walk near buses, after a stall in an agreement between opposition and regime, at opposition-held al-Rashideen, Aleppo province, Syria, April 15, 2017. (Reuters Photo) At least 100 people were killed Saturday in a suicide car bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from […]

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Chinese foreign minister: No winners if Korea war breaks out

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Chinese foreign minister: No winners if Korea war breaks out

 BEIJING — There can be no winners in a war between the U.S. and North Korea over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons and missile programs, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said, while pledging support for dialogue between the sides. Wang’s comments Friday mark the latest attempt to cool tensions by North Korea’s most important ally and key […]

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Pakistan army foils major terrorist attack on Easter Sunday

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Pakistan army foils major terrorist attack on Easter Sunday

Pakistan’s military says security forces foiled a “major terrorist attack” on minority Christians when they killed a militant and detained his associate in the eastern city of Lahore. In a statement, the military said Saturday four soldiers were wounded in an overnight raid. It was unclear which militant group wanted to target Easter Sunday in […]

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Kim Jong-un appears at massive Pyongyang parade is ‘always making provocations’

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Kim Jong-un appears at massive Pyongyang parade is ‘always making provocations’

Birthday of nation’s founder celebrated with massive parade in Pyongyang as tensions with US grow. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made an appearance at an immense military parade celebrating the birthday of his lateNorth Korean state television showed Kim saluting his honour guard before walking down a red carpet grandfather and North Korea founder […]

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Iranian researchers make digital system for hair transplantation

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Iranian researchers make digital system for hair transplantation

Iranian researchers managed to design and make a full digital smart system for hair transplantation to improve the patients’ conditions. Smart hair transplantation system is a comprehensive device for use in operating rooms. In addition to being an assistant for the physician during hair transplantation, it is a mechanized system for managing the process. It […]

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Large asteroid similar to Rock of Gibraltar to hurtle past earth on Apr 19

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Large asteroid similar to Rock of Gibraltar to hurtle past earth on Apr 19

An asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar will streak past Earth on April 19 at a safe but uncomfortably close distance, according to astronomers.”Although there is no possibility for the asteroid to collide with our planet, this will be a very close approach for an asteroid this size,” NASA said in a statement. […]

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