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International

Shipwrecks claim 700 lives: survivors

ROME, May 29, (Agencies): A week of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday with 700 migrants feared dead and survivors giving harrowing testimony of dozens …

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Brazil arrests suspect after gang-rape video

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 29, (AFP): Brazilian police on Saturday said they had arrested the first of more than 30 suspects wanted over the gang-rape …

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FEARS FOR TRAPPED CIVILIANS IN STRIFE-HIT IRAQ, SYRIA – Iraq’s counter-terrorism forces deployed on the edge of Falluja

BAGHDAD, May 28, (Agencies): Iraq’s counter-terrorism forces deployed on the edge of Falluja Saturday for the first time since an operation was launched to retake …

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Islamic State eyes on Euro ’16

BERLIN, May 28, (RTRS): Islamic State militants have the Euro 2016 soccer tournament in their sights though there is no concrete evidence at the moment …

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Syria rebels under fire from IS militants and govt troops

BEIRUT, May 28, (AP): Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country’s north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges …

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Gang-rape video shocks Brazil

Brazilian police on Friday were investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified …

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Coalition pounds DAESH in Raqa – IS offensive gains near Turkish border

BEIRUT, May 27, (Agencies): Warplanes from the US-led coalition have pounded the Islamic State group with at least 150 strikes to bolster a major offensive …

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Singapore charges 6 Bangladeshis with terrorism financing

SINGAPORE, May 27, (Agencies): A Singapore court on Friday charged six Bangladeshi men with terrorism financing, after detaining them last month for allegedly planning attacks …

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Philippines arrests 10 Chinese fishermen in latest spat

MANILA: Two Philippine coast guard vessels intercepted a Chinese fishing boat with 10 crew off northeastern Luzon after a two-hour chase, two local broadcasters said …

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Dubai police patrol in luxury

DUBAI, UAE, May 26, (AP): Image is everything in Dubai – even when fighting crime. Police in this desert metropolis have built up a high-horsepower …

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