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Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland, police suspect New IRA terrorist attack

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Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland, police suspect New IRA terrorist attack

Police secure the area where a journalist was fatally shot amid rioting overnight in the Creggan area of Derry (Londonderry) in Northern Ireland on April 19, 2019. (AFP Photo) Police secure the area where a journalist was fatally shot amid rioting overnight in the Creggan area of Derry (Londonderry) in Northern Ireland on April 19, […]

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Somali man, 42, who downloaded terror tactics manual about vehicle and knife attacks and wrote ‘I like ISIS’ is jailed for 15 months By James Wood

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Somali man, 42, who downloaded terror tactics manual about vehicle and knife attacks and wrote ‘I like ISIS’ is jailed for 15 months By James Wood

Abdirahman Abdullahi Mohamed (pictured), 42, from Northolt, west London has today been jailed for 15 months after he was found with a stash of Islamic State propaganda Abdirahman Abdullahi Mohamed, 42, kept Islamic State propaganda on laptop The father-of-two from Northolt, west London claimed it was for his research But prosecutors said it showed he clearly had terrorist sympathies at […]

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Update: 29 German tourists killed in Madeira bus crash

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Update: 29 German tourists killed in Madeira bus crash

Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Photo: DPA Televised images showed the bus had spun off the road, apparently having flipped several times, before crashing into a house at the bottom of a slope. The crash happened Wednesday around 6.30pm. “Horrible news comes to us from Madeira,” a German government spokesman tweeted after […]

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North Korea tests new “tactical guided weapon”

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North Korea tests new “tactical guided weapon”

Kim Jong Un supervised and guided the test, calling it an operation of “very weighty significance The report did not elaborate on the type of weapon North Korea has not carried out a nuclear or long-range missile test for well over a year SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea has tested a new “tactical guided […]

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Notre-Dame fire probe: What do we know so far?

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Notre-Dame fire probe: What do we know so far?

Fire investigators will use drone footage to map the spread of the flames. Photo: AFP As investigators sift through the wreckage of the iconic cathedral, attention has now turned to finding the cause of the blaze that devastated the 850-year-old gothic masterpiece. So what do we know so far?  Could it have been arson? No. […]

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Trump vetoes bill to end US involvement in Yemen war Congress had earlier voted to invoke the War Powers Resolution to try and stop US involvement in a foreign conflict.

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Trump vetoes bill to end US involvement in Yemen war Congress had earlier voted to invoke the War Powers Resolution to try and stop US involvement in a foreign conflict.

Aid groups estimate as many as 60,000 civilians have been killed in the war [Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters] President Donald Trump has vetoed a bill Congress passed to end the United State’s military assistance in the Saudi Arabia-led war in Yemen. In a break with the president, Congress voted for the first time to invoke the War Powers Resolution to try and […]

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Notre-Dame LATEST: Fire finally extinguished but doubts remain over cathedral’s structure

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Notre-Dame LATEST: Fire finally extinguished but doubts remain over cathedral’s structure

Firefighters were at the scene this morning making the building safe. Photo: AFP The safety of the structure of Paris’ Notre-Dame cathedral is still in doubt after the horrifying blaze that engulfed the building overnight. Main info at 10:30 Fire completely extinguished but doubts remain over structure Experts meeting to assess damage Two police officers […]

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Scientists create first 3D print of heart with human cells, vessels

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Scientists create first 3D print of heart with human cells, vessels

Israeli professor Tal Dvir presents a 3D print of heart with human tissue at the University of Tel Aviv on April 15, 2019. (AFP Photo) Scientists in Israel on Monday unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for […]

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Notre-Dame fire: Paris’ historic cathedral ravaged by major blaze

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Notre-Dame fire: Paris’ historic cathedral ravaged by major blaze

The moment the building’s spire came crashing to the ground> Photo: AFP Paris’ iconic Notre Dame cathedral was ablaze on Monday evening, with flames pictured leaping from the roof of the historic building, before the iconic spire collapsed along with the central roof. Follow the latest here. The colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame […]

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North Korean Leader: Third US Summit Depends on Whether US Can Make ’Bold Decision’ North Korea’s leader also emphasized that his relationship with Trump remained positive.

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North Korean Leader: Third US Summit Depends on Whether US Can Make ’Bold Decision’ North Korea’s leader also emphasized that his relationship with Trump remained positive.

In a speech last week to the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA), North Korea’s analog of a parliament, Kim Jong Un outlined his view on the state of ongoing talks between the United States and his country and a range of other issues. The speech marked Kim’s first public comments on the diplomatic process with Washington since his […]

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