Islamic State is likely to step up “the pace and lethality” of its attacks in the months ahead as it seeks to fan the flames of international conflict, the director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency said on Monday.
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was given a standing ovation by his peers at the African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Saturday as he handed over the chair of the body with a rousing speech, filled with more … Read the rest
The terror group ISIS has created a whole “industry” out of the production of fake passports, a high-level French official said today.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve told reporters that through ISIS’s operations in Syria, Iraq and Libya, the group … Read the rest
Oscar-nominated French actress Charlotte Rampling has addressed her controversial remark that the call for more diversity at this year’s Academy Awards is “antiwhite racism.”
Rampling, 69, regrets that her comments “could have been misinterpreted,” she said in a statement to … Read the rest
Oscar-nominated British star Charlotte Rampling Friday launched a furious attack on black actors who want special treatment in Hollywood – accusing them of ‘anti-white racism’.
The 69-year-old was responding to calls to boycott the ceremony led by Spike Lee, Will … Read the rest
As a rising wave of anti-Semitic attacks engulfs Europe, the Russian president has offered European Jews protection by proposing that they immigrate to Russia.
In a meeting with members of the European Jewish Congress in the Kremlin, the president of … Read the rest
In an effort to curb the spread of the Zika virus, a UK-based company has partnered up with Brazilian authorities to introduce genetically modified sterile mosquitoes into the wild to reduce the population and the threat of the virus spreading … Read the rest
An “informed” global elite now trusts institutions significantly more than the rest of the population does, opening a trust gap that helps explain the rise of populist politicians around the world.
Faith in business, government, media and non-governmental organisations has … Read the rest
Stock markets across the Middle East collapsed today as the lifting of sanctions on Iran prompted fears of a huge oil price war.
Ten of billions have been wiped off investments today after markets slumped to historic lows in anticipation … Read the rest
Several of 18 countries whose citizens were killed in a terrorist attack on a hotel in Burkina Faso, including the US, Canada, and Ukraine, have released lists of victims. Details reveal “white people” were targeted, including a 9-year-old girl.
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Fighters from Somali militant group Al Shabaab rammed a suicide car bomb into the gates of an African Union base in Somalia and fought their way inside early on Friday, the group and the Somali army said, and fighting was … Read the rest
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for talks with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin so that the two countries can negotiate a peace treaty.
The two never signed a treaty after the end of World War Two because of a … Read the rest
Saudi Arabia has cut diplomatic ties with Iran over the storming of its embassy in Tehran on Saturday. The move comes while relations between the regional rivals are plunging over the execution of a top Shiite cleric.
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