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Married American jihadis reportedly killed in Syria drone strike
Tue, 03 May 2016 00:51:00 GMTA drone strike in Syria killed a married American couple who'd pledged allegiance to the Islamic State terror group and worked to recruit new jihadis overseas and online, ISIS-linked social media accounts revealed on Saturday. The husband and wife were ...

Kerry Says He's 'Hopeful' About Restoring Syria Truce
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:19:00 GMTGENEVA — Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said "several proposals" aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria are being discussed, amid continuing attacks in the city of Aleppo. Kerry met with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel ...

Tens of thousands Shiite pilgrims converge on Baghdad shrine
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:21:00 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Tens of thousands of Shiite pilgrims are converging on a golden-domed Shiite shrine in Baghdad to commemorate the anniversary of the death of a revered imam. Some of the pilgrims in the Iraqi capital's northern neighborhood of Kadhimiyah ...

Dutch Intelligence Chief Explains Why Kids Are on Terror Watch List
Mon, 02 May 2016 23:49:00 GMTBERLIN — Children are on the terror watch list in the Netherlands, an official said Monday. Rob Bertholee, the head of Dutch intelligence, told a conference that around 250 people have left his country to wage jihad overseas in Middle East — including ...

Bangkok temple now a venerated site for Leicester City fans
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:32:00 GMTBANGKOK – Tucked in the Chinatown area of Bangkok is a Buddhist temple that has turned overnight into a venerated site for Leicester City's fans, at least the ones in Thailand. After all, it was the chief monk of that temple who some months ago had ...

Press freedom violations undermine African Union's vision of transparency
Tue, 03 May 2016 00:55:00 GMTOne key measure of a country's levels of freedom and democracy is how the government treats journalists and how free they are to do their work. Sadly, based on a range of measures, including number of deaths, detention and government control of the media ...

Survey finds bribery runs highest among courts in Mideast
Tue, 03 May 2016 00:50:00 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A new report released on Tuesday by an anti-corruption watchdog shows that on average, almost a third of the people in nine countries surveyed in the Middle East have had to pay a bribe to access some kind of public ...

Children of Jihad: ISIS Training 70 Dutch Children
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:22:00 GMTAt least 70 Dutch children, brought to Syria by jihadist parents, are said to be undergoing training by the Islamic State. A shocking new report from the Dutch secret service (AIVD) shows that yet more children are being recruited into the ranks of the ...

NATO Facing a Game of Thrones Scenario From Russia
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:30:00 GMTJust how infiltrated is the Czech government? Relations between NATO and Russia have been spiraling downward in recent years beginning with the annexation of Crimea. The recent buzzing of a U.S. naval vessel in the Baltic Sea and tough talk from the ...

Young Somali woman sets herself alight in Australian detention
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:38:00 GMT(CNN)A 21-year-old Somali asylum seeker has set herself on fire at an Australian offshore processing center on the pacific island of Nauru, less than a week after refugee advocates say she was forcibly sent back there. The woman, named by refugee advocates ...

New Zika fight in Brazil: Billboards smell like humans and kill mosquitoes
Mon, 02 May 2016 20:29:00 GMTAn Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador, in San Salvador. (Photo: MARVIN RECINOS, AFP/Getty Images) There’s an impressive array of creative billboards in Brazil. One in Rio de Janeiro sprays mists of ...

Khairy suggest formation of high-level financial management committee in his ministry
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:36:00 GMTKUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar today suggested the setting up of a high-level financial management committee chaired by the minister to monitor the ministry's financial transactions and that of its agencies. He said ...

Analysis: Bennett Threatening to Walk If Bibi Gives Shaked’s Justice Portfolio to Bougie
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:20:00 GMTTwo left-leaning Israeli media outlets, Ha’aretz and Channel 10, on Monday signaled the formation of advanced negotiations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Likud) and Opposition Leader Itzhak Herzog (Zionist Camp a.k.a. Labor) to build a broad ...

Bangladesh: Extremist Spike – Analysis
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:35:00 GMTOn April 30, 2016, a Hindu tailor, identified as Nikhil Joardar (50), was hacked to death at his tailoring shop in the Dubail area under Gopalpur upazila (sub-District) of Tangail District. Hours after the incident, Islamic State (IS) claimed ...

Detention powers stir concern over Indonesia terror law
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:20:00 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A lawmaker involved in vetting Indonesia's proposed counter-terrorism law says a contentious provision allowing detention without trial for six months could undermine the fight against Islamic extremism. Hanafi Rais, vice ...

Chinese police sent to Italy in pioneering experiment
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:32:00 GMTAs part of a two-week experiment, four Chinese police officers will patrol in Rome and Milan alongside Italian police. The move was made to make Chinese tourists feel safe during the peak tourism period. Over three million Chinese tourists visit Italy ...

S. Korea President's Mission To Tehran Busts Up Iran-N. Korea 'Axis of Evil' Before Party Congress
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:09:00 GMTNorth Korea may be losing one of its closest friends and de facto allies – Iran. At least South Korea appears to be cementing viable ties with the Islamic Republic, and that can’t be good news for Kim Jong-un as he gears up to host his biggest party ...

'Most Wanted' Peruvian drug lord captured in Colombia and deported
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:21:00 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia – Colombian police have reportedly captured Peru’s most wanted drug lord Gerson “Caracol” Galvez in a Medallin city shopping center on April 30. According to reports, Galvez, the alleged leader of Callao’s feared gang ‘Barrio ...

Spanish police arrest 4 for suspected jihad links
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:24:00 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Interior Ministry says police have arrested four people in the Madrid area suspected of spreading pro-jihad propaganda and recruiting followers. A ministry statement said Civil Guard police Tuesday arrested two Moroccans in the town of ...



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