Thursday , October 18 2018

International

DAESH claims Afghani’s train attack in Germany

WUERZBURG, Germany, July 19, (AP): A 17-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker received word that a friend had died in his home country days before he went on a rampage with an axe and knife on a German train, wounding five. He vowed in a note that he would “take revenge on these …

Read More »

Bahrain pushes back over criticism on opposition ban

DUBAI, July 19, (AFP): Bahrain has rebuffed its British and US allies over a controversial ban on the kingdom’s largest opposition group, insisting it will brook no interference in its internal affairs. The tiny but strategic Gulf state, a former British protectorate and home base of the US Fifth Fleet, …

Read More »

RIYADH DETAINS TURKISH MILITARY ATTACHE TO KUWAIT – Support against ‘Gulen’ coup hailed

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait Murat Tamer appreciated Monday the support of the State of Kuwait and His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Turkey from the very beginning of the failed military coup on Friday. “This communication through different means reflects great support …

Read More »

‘Algerian DAESH recruited Nice attacker’ – Hollande’s Socialist admin under blistering criticism

MSAKEN, Tunisia, July 18, (AP): The uncle of the truck driver who killed 84 people on the French Riviera says his nephew was indoctrinated about two weeks ago by an Algerian member of the Islamic State group in Nice, as antiterrorism authorities question potential accomplices in the devastating attack. France …

Read More »

Rape survivor gang-raped again in India

An Indian student was recovering in hospital after being gang-raped by a group of men including some charged with sexually assaulting her three years earlier, an officer said Monday. Police in Haryana state were hunting for the five, accused of abducting the 21-year-old student of the lowest Dalit social caste …

Read More »

KUWAIT REITERATES SOLIDARITY WITH ANKARA … CITIZENS HOME – Erdogan vows ‘virus’ purge … toll 290

ISTANBUL, July 17, (Agencies): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Sunday to purge the “virus” within state bodies, during a speech at the funeral of victims killed during the coup bid he blames on his enemy Fethullah Gulen. “We will continue to clean the virus from all state bodies because …

Read More »

3 officers killed in US

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, July 17, (AP): Three officers are confirmed dead and three others wounded after a shooting in Baton Rouge, a sheriff’s office spokeswoman said Sunday. One suspect is dead and law enforcement officials believe two others are still at large, the spokeswoman said. Casey Rayborn Hicks, a spokeswoman …

Read More »

Pakistani Star’s bro not ‘embarrassed’ – Acted alone

MULTAN, Pakistan, July 17, (AFP): The brother of a murdered Pakistani celebrity said Sunday he is “not embarrassed” to have killed her, as Qandeel Baloch’s death reignited polarising calls for action against the “epidemic” of honour killings. The strangling of Baloch, judged by many in deeply conservative Muslim Pakistan as …

Read More »

Turkey quashes anti-Erdogan coup d’etat leaving 161 dead

ANKARA, Turkey, July 16, (Agencies): Forces loyal to Turkey’s president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left at least 161 people dead and 1,440 wounded Saturday. Authorities arrested thousands as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed that those responsible “will pay a heavy …

Read More »

IS claims Nice massacre as France defends security – Police arrest 5

NICE, France, July 16, (Agencies): The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Saturday for the truck massacre in Nice, as France highlighted the “extreme difficulty” of preventing such attacks amid tough questions over security failures. In a statement via its Amaq news service, IS said one of its “soldiers” carried out …

Read More »
Translate »
Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial