In what appears to be a separate incident, another Syrian rebel group – the Free Syrian Army’s First Coastal Division – says it has destroyed a Russia helicopter on Turkmen Mountain, using a TOW anti-tank missile, writes Louisa Loveluck, Middle … Read the rest
Liberia has placed 153 people under surveillance as it seeks to control a new Ebola outbreak in the capital more than two months after the country was declared free of the virus, health officials said.
Three Ebola cases emerged in … Read the rest
It is taking so much energy to extract, refine, and deliver oil these days that there is little energy left to power the economy.
Also the monetary policies of our time have financed the producers but done little for the … Read the rest
Kuwaiti security authorities have busted an international cell that was sending air defence systems and funds to the Islamic State (ISIS) group, the interior ministry said.
The cell’s chief, a Lebanese man who was not named, confessed that he raised … Read the rest
Reuters reported that a famous Guinean singer who was among 170 people taken hostage on Friday by Islamist gunmen in the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital, Bamako, said he heard attackers in the next room speaking English.
“I heard … Read the rest
The Russian plane crash in Sinai, Egypt, was caused by a terrorist attack as traces of explosives have been found in the wreckage of the plane, Federal Security Service director Aleksandr Bortnikov told President Vladimir Putin.
“We can say that … Read the rest
A group of black students was asked to leave an Apple store in Melbourne as its employees were “worried they might steal something.” A video of the incident was posted on Facebook, with users accusing the store of racial profiling.… Read the rest
Indonesia’s anti-drug agency chief is reportedly planning to build a prison on a remote island which will be guarded by crocodiles. He claims the snapping reptiles can’t be bribed, unlike human warders, and definitely won’t let inmates escape.
“We will … Read the rest
France’s top diplomat, who will preside over a year-end Paris summit tasked with inking a climate rescue pact, warned Sunday of looming planetary “catastrophe” if negotiations fail.
“It is life on our planet itself which is at stake,” Foreign Minister … Read the rest
The Islamic State lacks the capacity to shoot down a plane, security expert Charles Shoebridge told RT. According to him, the terrorists claimed responsibility for the attack for the sake of their propaganda, as if they could “punish” Russia for … Read the rest
Chinese online users do not hide what side of the global stand-off they are on.
Ordinary Chinese said about the crash of Russian airplane in Egypt: “Vile Americans and their dirty deeds”
The news about the crash of the Russian … Read the rest
The Iraqi government never asked for and does not need any US involvement in ground operations against Islamic State terrorists. The eye-opening statement came only a day after the Pentagon promised its partner more ground support if it was required.… Read the rest
A Saudi prince and four others were detained on Monday in Lebanon in the largest drug bust in the history of the Beirut airport, a security source said.
Saudi prince Abdel Mohsen Bin Walid Bin Abdulaziz and four others were … Read the rest