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International

Death sentence to 6 for ‘torture deaths’

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Nov 8, (AP): Courts in Bangladesh sentenced six people to death Sunday for torturing and killing two young boys earlier this year. Samiul …

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NOISE IN LAST SECOND OF RUSSIAN PLANE’S COCKPIT RECORDING – Hundreds more UK travellers still in Egypt

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 7, (Agencies): A noise was heard in the last second of the cockpit voice recording from the Russian plane that crashed …

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IS frees 37 kidnapped Syrian Christians

BEIRUT, Nov 7, (Agencies): The Islamic State group released 37 Syrian Christians Saturday, most of them women, who were among more than 200 people kidnapped …

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4 Pakistanis among militants arrested – Police can fire in self-defence if attacked: Dhaka

DHAKA, Nov 7, (Agencies): Bangladesh police have arrested seven suspected Islamist militants including four Pakistani nationals, they said Saturday, accusing them of planning to commit …

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Boko Haram attacks force 150 schools to shut in Niger – US sends troops to help anti-terror operations

NIAMEY, Nov 7, (Agencies): Some 150 schools with more than 12,000 pupils have been forced to close due to the deadly attacks in Niger’s southeast …

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Chaos as UK tourists stranded – PUTIN SUSPENDS RUSSIAN FLIGHTS TO EGYPT

LONDON, Nov 6, (Agencies): British attempts to bring home thousands of tourists stranded in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el- Sheikh were thrown into …

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US deploys F-15s to Turkey base – Turkish police detain 20 IS suspects

ANKARA, Turkey, Nov 6, (Agencies): The US military says it has deployed six F-15C jets to Turkey’s southern Incirlik air base to help defend Turkish …

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IS accused in Syria mustard gas attack; rebels push back regime – OPCW report cites toxic chemicals

BEIRUT, Nov 6, (AFP): Activists accused the Islamic State (IS) group Friday of being behind a deadly gas attack in northern Syria this past summer, …

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US wants tighter security at ‘some’ foreign airports

WASHINGTON, Nov 6, (RTRS): The US Department of Homeland Security is expected to call for tighter security, possibly as soon as Friday, at certain foreign …

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Bahrain busts Iran-linked terror cell – MANAMA ARREST OF 47 FOILS IMMINENT ATTACKS

DUBAI, Nov 5, (Agencies): Bahrain said Wednesday it has uncovered a “terrorist organisation” linked to Iran and arrested 47 of its members, foiling imminent attacks …

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