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International

Danish police arrest 4 alleged IS fighters

COPENHAGEN, April 7, (Agencies): Copenhagen police said Thursday they had detained four people on suspicion of joining the Islamic State group in Syria and seized …

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Iranian man who killed dog sentenced to 74 lashes – Accused seen hurling animal against car

TEHRAN, April 7, (AFP): An Iranian man has been sentenced to 74 lashes for killing a dog, the judiciary-linked Mizan news agency reported Wednesday, after …

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EU threatens to sanction tax havens like Panama – French regulator demands extra information from banks

BERLIN, April 7, (Agencies): The European Union has threatened to sanction countries like Panama if they continue to refuse to cooperate fully to fight money …

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Satellite firm stops Hezbollah TV broadcasts in Lebanon

BEIRUT, April 6, (AFP): A leading Arab satellite operator cut transmission of Hezbollah’s television channel Al-Manar on Wednesday amid rising tensions between the Lebanese Shiite …

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Politicians, celebrities deny offshore abuse

BERLIN, April 6, (AP): The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore …

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Skepticism remains over Pakistan’s ability to end militant violence – Tackling ‘terror’ is political minefield

ISLAMABAD, April 6, (AP): Tackling extremism is a political minefield in Pakistan, where politicians openly consort with leaders of banned militant groups and sympathy exists …

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Six held for attack on tourists in India

JAIPUR, India, April 6, (AFP): Six people, including a minor, were arrested Tuesday for attacking a group of tourists in western Rajasthan state, police said. …

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DAESH CLAIMS KILLING OF SAUDI OFFICER – Hint London, Rome, Berlin targets

CAIRO, April 5, (Agencies): The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday suggesting it may carry out further attacks in the West, naming …

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47 Indian police get life

A special court in India has sentenced 47 policemen to life in prison for killing a group of Sikh pilgrims in 1991 whom they had …

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‘Tax dodge big global problem’ – Icelandic PM resigns

WASHINGTON, April 5, (Agencies): US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the revelations that powerful international politicians and businessmen have hidden money in shell companies …

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