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Berlin drug raids lead to arrest of four Islamist militants

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Berlin drug raids lead to arrest of four Islamist militants

German police said they arrested nine drug trafficking suspects, including four suspected Islamist militants, in early morning raids Wednesday. Police arrested four “Islamists considered capable of resorting to violence”, in the operation to dismantle a drug trafficking ring, said police and the Berlin public prosecutor’s office in a statement. File Photo: DPA They also seized […]

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Trump vows to promote peace after ‘fantastic’ meeting with the pope

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Trump vows to promote peace after ‘fantastic’ meeting with the pope

Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world after what he depicted as an inspirational meeting with an initially grim-faced Pope Francis. Meeting face-to-face for the first time, the two leaders sidestepped profound differences over a string of issues ranging from the environment to the plight of migrants […]

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Twin blasts rock Indonesian capital, fatalities reported

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Twin blasts rock Indonesian capital, fatalities reported

Two bombs have gone off near a bus station in eastern Jakarta, leaving a police officer and a suspected bomber dead, Indonesian police say. The two blasts occurred approximately five minutes apart in Kampung Melayu on Wednesday evening, a police statement said. It added that several people, including police officers, were injured in the bombings. […]

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Denmark’s integration minister Støjberg illegally separated asylum couples: report

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Denmark’s integration minister Støjberg illegally separated asylum couples: report

Inger Støjberg, Denmark’s minister for immigration, may have been warned that an instruction to separate young refugee couples was illegal before issuing the order. The minister gave an instruction in February 2016 to forcibly separate all asylum-seeking couples including individuals under 18 years of age, regardless of whether the couples had children. The Ministry of […]

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Muslims reported Manchester bomber Abedi, but UK police failed to take precautions, worker claims

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Muslims reported Manchester bomber Abedi, but UK police failed to take precautions, worker claims

social worker within the British Muslim society told U.K. broadcaster BBC that Muslims in the country have repeatedly reported Manchester bomber Salman Abedi to the anti-terror hotline for his terrorist tendencies, but police failed to take precautions. In the piece published in the BBC’s Turkey service on Wednesday, it was reported that many individuals from […]

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Army re-establishes control over al-Jarah Airport and new areas in Aleppo countryside

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Army re-establishes control over al-Jarah Airport and new areas in Aleppo countryside

Provinces, SANA – The Army and Armed Forces units re-established control over al-Jarah Airport and restored security and stability to a number of villages and towns in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, after killing and injuring around 3,000 ISIS terrorists. A military source told SANA that army units expanded their operations in hunting down ISIS terrorists […]

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Isis claims responsibility for its first suicide bombing in Somalia By Ludovica Iaccino

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Isis claims responsibility for its first suicide bombing in Somalia By Ludovica Iaccino

In 2015, a faction of Somalia-based al-Shabaab pledged alliance to Islamic State. In 2015, a faction of Somalia-based al-Shabaab pledged alliance to Islamic State.  The Isis terror group has claimed responsibility for what is thought to be its first suicide attack in Somalia. Five people died when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive at a […]

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Putin warns against ‘intimidating’ North Korea after missile test

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Putin warns against ‘intimidating’ North Korea after missile test

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday condemned North Korea’s “dangerous” missile test but warned against “intimidating” the rogue regime and called for a peaceful solution in the region. “I want to confirm that we are categorically against the expansion of the club of nuclear powers, including with the Korean Peninsula and North Korea,” Putin said […]

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‘Inevitable’ that N. Korea builds nuclear-armed missile able to reach US ‒ intel head

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‘Inevitable’ that N. Korea builds nuclear-armed missile able to reach US ‒ intel head

The Defense Intelligence Agency has provided the first official US assessment of North Korea’s latest missile test, telling a Senate committee that the reclusive nation is on a clear trajectory to obtaining a nuclear-armed missile that could hit the US. DIA Director Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testified before […]

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Roger Moore: James Bond actor dies from cancer aged 89, family says

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Roger Moore: James Bond actor dies from cancer aged 89, family says

Roger Moore, the suave star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89. Key points: Sir Roger Moore dies in Switzerland of cancer, aged 89 He starred in seven James Bond films and was the longest serving Bond so far He became a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF after being introduced to […]

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