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Boris Johnson Won’t Seek to Succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:54:00 GMTLONDON — The race to succeed David Cameron as prime minister of Britain was turned upside down on Thursday when Boris Johnson, widely seen as the leading candidate, chose at the last minute not to run, after his close ally Michael Gove challenged him for ...
Istanbul Airport Attackers Were From Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 04:51:00 GMTThe three attackers who struck Istanbul's international airport Tuesday were from Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, the Turkish prime minister's office confirmed. Meanwhile, 13 arrests were made in Istanbul after a series of overnight anti-terror raids ...
Turkish Police Raid ISIS Safe Houses, Detain 22 Islamic State Suspects As Death Toll Climbs
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:28:00 GMTISTANBUL -- Turkish police have detained 22 Islamic State suspects in the wake of Tuesday’s triple suicide bombing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, according to a Turkish official. Police carried out raids on supposed ISIS safe houses in Istanbul and the ...
Israeli Military: Palestinian Terrorist Fatally Stabbed Teen in Bedroom
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:35:00 GMTA teenage girl was fatally stabbed in her bedroom by a Palestinian attacker in the West Bank, Israeli officials said Thursday. The Israeli military posted a picture of the teen's blood-soaked bedroom in the settlement of Kiryat Arba, outside of Hebron.
US airstrikes kill at least 250 ISIS fighters in convoy outside Fallujah, official says
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:41:00 GMTA series of American airstrikes killed at least 250 ISIS fighters driving in a convoy outside Fallujah on Wednesday, a senior U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News. The strikes occurred on the outskirts of the Iraqi city in "southern Fallujah," a ...
Turkey’s cratering tourism industry sinks further
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:12:00 GMTISTANBUL — Turkey’s cratering tourism industry has prompted hotel operators and shopkeepers to file for bankruptcy, others to demonstrate against the government and some to go to mosques to perform "tourism prayers" in hopes of a miraculous turnaround.
A Slow, Steady Siege on an ISIS Stronghold in Libya
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:57:00 GMTWith a willing commander, a Times correspondent and photographer set off down a highway strewn with the charred remains of vehicles destroyed in suicide bombings. SURT, Libya — Perched on a doorstep, the teenage Juma brothers whiled away the afternoon ...
Leicester to Iceland: Don't start thinking about us
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:37:00 GMTPARIS – Both the English city of Leicester and the island nation of Iceland have populations of 330,000; both have shaken the established order in European soccer. A member of Leicester City's backroom staff has advice for Iceland's national team as it ...
RNC Seeks Records on Possible Clinton Picks Including Warren, Becerra
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:48:00 GMTThe Republican National Committee said its yearlong research probe on Hillary Clinton’s potential running mates spans nine federal agencies and includes Senator Elizabeth Warren, Representative Xavier Becerra, and four other top Democrats. Over the last ...
‘Welcome to Hell,’ Rio police tell visitors, as body parts wash up on Olympic beach
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:35:00 GMTAs August’s Olympic Games draw closer, news from Rio de Janeiro continues to be less than reassuring. Recent reports said Rio police were greeting visitors at the city’s international airport with a sign reading, “Welcome to Hell. Police and ...
The Latest: Polish president says people like EU benefits
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:43:00 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Poland's President Andrzej Duda said the EU means different things for Britons, members of more than 40 years, and for Poles, who joined in 2004 and have ...
Russian defense minister purges Baltic Fleet command
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:44:00 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The admiral in charge of Russia's Baltic Fleet has been fired along with his senior officers over unspecified flaws, a sweeping purge that has no precedent in the nation's post-Soviet history. Online news portal Fontanka.ru reported ...
A Year After Cecil, $1.25 Billion a Year Needed to Save the Lion
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:07:00 GMTAfrica needs an annual budget of at least $1.25 billion to save the lion, conservationists said, a year after the killing of a Zimbabwean cat named Cecil provoked global outrage. “The future of the lion in Africa hangs in the balance,” the groups said.
Turkey Arrests 13 Over Istanbul Airport Attack: State Media
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:49:00 GMTTurkish police arrested 13 people in connection with the deadly attack on Istanbul's airport, state media reported Thursday. More than 40 people died and over 200 were injured when assailants with guns and explosives hit the airport on Tuesday. Officials ...
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