Syria conflict: Australia suspends anti-IS raids

Syria conflict: Australia suspends anti-IS raids

Syria conflict: Australia suspends anti-IS raids Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionAn F/A-18E Super Hornet (similar to the one pictured) shot down the Syrian plane Syria conflict : Australia says it is temporarily suspending its military air operations over Syria, after a warning from Russia that it would treat aircraft from the US-led coalition as potential targets. […]

IRAN AND TURKEY, AT WAR IN SYRIA, BACK QATAR IN GULF CRISIS WITH FOOD AND MILITARY EXERCISES

IRAN AND TURKEY, AT WAR IN SYRIA, BACK QATAR IN GULF CRISIS WITH FOOD AND MILITARY EXERCISES

IRAN AND TURKEY, AT WAR IN SYRIA, BACK QATAR IN GULF CRISIS WITH FOOD AND MILITARY EXERCISES Two traditional foes, Turkey and Iran, have found themselves on the same side of a bitter regional dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Turkey and Iran directly back opposing factions in Syria’s civil war, but have a common […]

Palestinians dispute IS claim for deadly attack on IsraelIsraeli border police arrest a Palestinian during clashes in the West Bank village of Deir Abu Mash'al near Ramallah, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Israel security forces raided the village a day after an attack in Jerusalem killed a police officer. The three Palestinian attackers were from the village. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi).Israeli border police arrest a Palestinian during clashes in the West Bank village of Deir Abu Mash'al near Ramallah, Saturday, June 17, 2017. Israel security forces raided the village a day after an attack in Jerusalem killed a police officer. The three Palestinian attackers were from the village. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi).

Palestinians dispute IS claim for deadly attack on Israel

Palestinians dispute IS claim for deadly attack on Israel DEIR ABU MASHAL, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian militants disputed an Islamic State claim Saturday that it was behind a deadly attack against Israel, saying it was their people who killed a female police officer on duty near Jerusalem’s Old City. Family members of the attackers […]

At least 1 dead, 10 injured in 'horrific terrorist attack' outside London mosque

At least 1 dead, 10 injured in ‘horrific terrorist attack’ outside London mosque

At least 1 dead, 10 injured in ‘horrific terrorist attack’ outside London mosque At least one person has died and ten were injured when a van plowed into a crowd gathered outside a London mosque after prayers. London mayor Sadiq Khan said police were responding to a “horrific terrorist attack.” Prime Minister Theresa May called […]

Drone King Barack Obama will not be missed, Mersiha Gadzo writes

Drone King Barack Obama will not be missed, Mersiha Gadzo writes

Drone King Barack Obama will not be missed, Mersiha Gadzo writes Cost of war has risen and those caught in the crosshairs feel no nostalgia for outgoing president Pakistani protesters chant anti-NATO slogans, during a demonstration to condemn U.S. drone strikes in the tribal areas, in Multan, Pakistan. A drone strike in Pakistan’s tribal areas […]

Gran’s waggish note to thieves

Gran’s waggish note to thieves

Gran’s waggish note to thieves The note Julia placed outward her residence with a length of garden hose requesting dope-smoking thieves leave a rest of her hose alone and take a representation for their bongs. Picture: Craig Wilson A SYDNEY grandmother has left a length of garden hose with a note for bone-head smokers who […]

Coffee torpedo says outcome was ‘unfair’

Coffee torpedo says outcome was ‘unfair’

Coffee torpedo says outcome was ‘unfair’ Australian proprietor Jessica Wongso says 20 year visualisation for murdering a crony in Indonesia ‘isn’t fair.’ Jessica Kumala Wongso has been convicted of a supposed Jakarta coffee murder and condemned to 20 years in jail. Picture: Adek Berry AUSTRALIAN proprietor Jessica Kumala Wongso has been convicted of a supposed […]

Father who raped daughter sentenced

Father who raped daughter sentenced

Father who raped daughter sentenced The father of a immature lady who tied her adult with spiny handle and sealed her in a strew has been condemned to during slightest 36 years in jail. Picture: Generic image A “SADISTIC” father who raped, tortured and detained his immature daughter for years has been condemned in a […]

Mumbai crime: Was actress Kritika Chaudhary murdered? Cops to probeKritika Chaudhary

Mumbai crime: Was actress Kritika Chaudhary murdered? Cops to probe

Mumbai crime: Was actress Kritika Chaudhary murdered? Cops to probe Small-time actor Kritika Chaudhary was found dead in her rental apartment in Andheri West on Monday evening. Her semi-decomposed body was found by the Amboli police, who broke into her flat in Shri Bhairavnath Society after neighbours complained of a foul stench emanating from her […]

Scindia Hardik to meet families of Mandsaur victims on Tuesday

Scindia, Hardik to meet families of Mandsaur victims on Tuesday

Scindia, Hardik to meet families of Mandsaur victims on Tuesday Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia* and firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel will visit Mandsaur on Tuesday to meet the families of six farmers who were killed in police firing at Pipliyamandi on June 6. Their arrival is expected to rankle the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government that […]

Urjit Patel has not understood the index of rural distress

Urjit Patel has not understood the index of rural distress

Urjit Patel has not understood the index of rural distress Unfortunately, Governor Urjit Patel of the Reserve Bank of India has not been able to understand the index of distress of farmers, when he demonstrated the negative impact on the economy due to farm loan waivers. The recent farmers’ agitation in Madhya Pradesh is indicative of […]

Push for digital payment among reasons behind Mandsaur farmers protest, claims MP official

Push for digital payment among reasons behind Mandsaur farmers protest, claims MP official

Push for digital payment among reasons behind Mandsaur farmers protest, claims MP official The situation has been volatile in Mandsaur and Neemuch for the last couple of days. Five farmers were killed in police firing at Mandsaur on Tuesday, while six others were injured. The move to promote digital payment, electricity crunch and ban on the […]

Calgary stabbings: How knife crime in Canada can cause 'moral panic'

Calgary stabbings: How knife crime in Canada can cause ‘moral panic’

Calgary stabbings: How knife crime in Canada can cause ‘moral panic’  \ What Calgary police chief Rick Hanson called the “worst mass murder” in the city’s history didn’t end at the barrel of a gun. Instead, the 22-year-old suspect identified on Tuesday as Matthew de Grood is accused of entering the kitchen at a house party, […]

'Arrest Us' - Announcing LitReactor's Crime Fiction Writing Challenge

‘Arrest Us’ – Announcing LitReactor’s Crime Fiction Writing Challenge

‘Arrest Us’ – Announcing LitReactor’s Crime Fiction Writing Challenge Announcing : Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalizes crimes, their detection, criminals and their motives. It is usually distinguished from mainstream fiction and other genres such as science fiction or historical fiction, but boundaries can be, and indeed are, blurred… (Wikipedia) In 2012, we […]

London terror attack: Huge rise in Islamophobic hate crime

London terror attack: Huge rise in Islamophobic hate crime following Borough Market stabbing, police figures show

London terror attack: Huge rise in Islamophobic hate crime following Borough Market stabbing, police figures show Number of incidents is also higher than following the Paris attacks and the murder of Lee Rigby Islamophobic hate crimes jumped fivefold in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack, new figures show. The data, collated by the Metropolitan […]

Assault to capture Syria’s Raqqa to begin in days, Kurdish YPG says

Assault to capture Syria’s Raqqa to begin in days, Kurdish YPG says

Assault to capture Syria’s Raqqa to begin in days, Kurdish YPG says The offensive is being waged by the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias backed by the US-led coalition against Islamic State. Assault : A US-backed operation by Syrian forces to capture Raqqa from Islamic State will start in the coming […]

Next round of Astana Syria talks set for mid-June: Syria envoy

Next round of Astana Syria talks set for mid-June: Syria envoy

Next round of Astana Syria talks set for mid-June: Syria envoy In this undated photo released Thursday, May 11, 2017, by Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows fighters from the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces, patrolling on a street in Tabqa, northern Syria. Two rebel sources said they had not […]

US-backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

US-backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

US-backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa The US has backed the SDF with weapons, airpower, and ground support in its campaign to defeat the Islamic State group in northern Syria. Fighters : US backed Syrian forces made new progress against Islamic State militants along the southern bank of the Euphrates River on Saturday as the […]

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27 dead as Yemen army closes in on Taez palace

27 dead as Yemen army closes in on Taez palace Medics at the rebel-controlled Thamar Government Hospital in Taez, Yemen’s third city, said 19 Huthis had been killed in clashes over the past 24 hours.  Pro-government fighters army troops walk in a position they retook from Houthi fighters near the Republican Palace in the northwestern city […]

London terror incidents: Mayor Sadiq Khan condemns ‘deliberate and cowardly’ attack

London terror incidents: Mayor Sadiq Khan condemns ‘deliberate and cowardly’ attack

London terror incidents: Mayor Sadiq Khan condemns ‘deliberate and cowardly’ attack Khan, who was elected as London’s first Muslim mayor in 2016, asked all Londoners to remain calm and vigilant. “The Metropolitan Police are responding to the horrific terrorist attack at London Bridge and Borough Market. My thoughts are with everyone affected” Condemning the attack […]

One-sided Love takes life of both; man kills a lady and himself with a splinter

One-sided Love takes life of both; man kills a lady and himself with a splinter

One-sided Love takes life of both; man kills a lady and himself with a splinter Samba —  A man killed his neighbour girl and later committed suicide on the roof of her house. The incident took place during evening hours of 5th Feb in Ramgarh area when 23-year old Anil Bhagat killed 19-year old Rimpi […]

In a first, Pakistan’s Sindh recruits women for anti-terror operations

In a first, Pakistan’s Sindh recruits women for anti-terror operations Pakistan : The 46 women, selected from urban and rural areas, were finalised along with 1,461 men, according to a police document ‘Final results of recruitment as police constable in Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) and Rapid Response Force’ Pakistan’s Sindh government has recruited more than 40 women […]

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UK parties suspend election campaign after terror attack

UK parties suspend election campaign after terror attack London mayor Sadiq Khan said he is “passionate believer in democracy” and would not want to see the election date being affected by the latest incident. Armed British police officers walk within a cordoned off area after an attack in the London Bridge area in London, Sunday, June […]

Global health spending good for U.S. security and economy, National Academies say

Global health spending good for U.S. security and economy, National Academies say

Global health spending good for U.S. security and economy, National Academies say If a serious infectious disease blossomed across the globe today, the U.S. death toll could be double that of all the casualties suffered in wars since the American Revolution. Those 2 million potential American lives lost to a global pandemic is just one […]

In Ferguson, Was It Wise to Deploy the National Guard?

In Ferguson, Was It Wise to Deploy the National Guard?

In Ferguson, Was It Wise to Deploy the National Guard? Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday he would be increasing the number of National Guard deployed to Ferguson.  JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES On Monday night, shortly before the announcement about whether a grand jury would indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown, […]

Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt Masked : Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in central Egypt on Friday, killing 28 people and wounding 24, with many children among the victims, Health Ministry officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which came […]

With An Eye On China, Indian Air Force Upgrades Two Advance Landing Grounds In Arunachal

With An Eye On China, Indian Air Force Upgrades Two Advance Landing Grounds In Arunachal

With An Eye On China, Indian Air Force Upgrades Two Advance Landing Grounds In Arunachal Upgrades : An Advance Landing Ground (ALG) is a forward air strip, close to the border, which allows fixed wing aircraft and helicopters to operate. And with India being surrounded with some not-so-friendly neighbours, the use of these ALGs becomes […]

In A Terror Stricken Kashmir, Kids Long For Peace And Want Their Schools To Reopen

In A Terror Stricken Kashmir, Kids Long For Peace And Want Their Schools To Reopen

In A Terror Stricken Kashmir, Kids Long For Peace And Want Their Schools To Reopen Stricken : Amir Kushrow, the famous Persian Emperor once said, “Agar firdaus bar roo-e zameen ast, Hameen ast-o hameen ast-o hameen ast”, which means “If there is a paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, it is this”. Kashmir, […]

Terror attacks are so routine European's are NO LONGER traumatised, philosopher claims

Terror attacks are so routine European’s are NO LONGER traumatised, philosopher claims

Terror attacks are so routine European’s are NO LONGER traumatised, philosopher claims TERROR attacks have become so routine throughout Europe that people are indifferent to them, a French philosopher has claimed. GETTY Terror attacks : Philosopher Pascal Bruckner claims Europeans are no longer traumatised by terrorist attacks Pascal Bruckner claimed Europeans are “no longer traumatised” […]

Attack them in their homes’ ISIS in twisted call for bloodshed during Ramadan

Attack them in their homes’ ISIS in twisted call for bloodshed during Ramadan

Attack them in their homes’ ISIS in twisted call for bloodshed during Ramadan ISLAMIC State (ISIS) has called for attacks in Britain during the holy month of Ramadan, which starts tonight, after the Manchester bombing which killed 22 and maimed dozens more. LPN Manchester terror attack: Ariana Grande fans were killed, along with their parents […]

Las Vegas bolsters security after ISIS video threatening city deemed 'credible'

Las Vegas bolsters security after ISIS video threatening city deemed ‘credible’

Las Vegas bolsters security after ISIS video threatening city deemed ‘credible’ LAS Vegas authorities have begun preparing themselves for a terror attack after ISIS featured the city in their latest propaganda video. Las Vegas authorities have responded to ISIS hinting at an attack The video, which included footage of the Las Vegas skyline, called for […]

Rebel soldiers shut down Ivorian cities

Rebel soldiers shut down Ivorian cities

Rebel soldiers shut down Ivorian cities The fourth day of a violent mutiny that has paralyzed Ivory Coast’s largest cities ended in confusion with the announcement of a deal between the government and rebel soldiers, that was subsequently denied by rebel sources. Defense Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi claimed a deal had been struck that would bring […]

6 dead in ISIS attack on TV station in Afghanistan

6 dead in ISIS attack on TV station in Afghanistan

6 dead in ISIS attack on TV station in Afghanistan   Afghan soldiers capture a suspect after Wednesday’s attack on a TV station in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Kabul (CNN)ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack on a television station in eastern Afghanistan that left at least six people dead. Security forces called to Radio Television Afghanistan […]

CBS Under Fire for Lack Of Women Leads In Fall TV Lineup

CBS Under Fire for Lack Of Women Leads In Fall TV Lineup

CBS Under Fire for Lack Of Women Leads In Fall TV Lineup CBS is being once again called out for a lack of diversity in its programming after critics noted the network’s fall television lineup is composed nearly entirely of male characters in lead roles. CEO Les Moonves was forced to defend the network’s fall lineup to reporters ahead of […]

Sikh-American assaulted, called ‘Bin Laden’ in alleged hate crime

Sikh-American assaulted, called ‘Bin Laden’ in alleged hate crime

Sikh-American assaulted, called ‘Bin Laden’ in alleged hate crime The Sikh Coalition’s Legal Director Harsimran Kaur said the group believes that Mukker was “targeted and assaulted because of his Sikh religious appearance, race or national origin.” An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally injured and called “terrorist” and “Bin Laden” in an apparent hate crime case in […]

Astrakhan shootings: 4 gunmen dead in southern Russia after 2 deadly attacks on police

Astrakhan shootings: 4 gunmen dead in southern Russia after 2 deadly attacks on police

Astrakhan shootings: 4 gunmen dead in southern Russia after 2 deadly attacks on police Four suspects in the twin attack on police in Russia’s southern city of Astrakhan have been shot dead during a manhunt, hours after their second attack since Tuesday, the National Guard said. The gunmen killed two officers, seriously injuring two others. […]

South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – reportSouth Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – report

South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – report

South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – report South Korea has reportedly achieved a goal it set four years ago and successfully developed a ballistic missile with a range of 800 kilometers, which is sufficient to hit any target in North Korean territory from anywhere in the South. “There was a […]

Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy Media captionProtesters stormed and set fire to the Congress building in Asuncion Demonstrators in Paraguay have set fire to the country’s congress amid violent protests against a bill that would let the president seek re-election. The head of the main opposition party said an activist had been […]

10 REPUTED BONANNO CRIME FAMILY MEMBERS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED LOANSHARKING OPERATION

10 REPUTED BONANNO CRIME FAMILY MEMBERS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED LOANSHARKING OPERATION

10 REPUTED BONANNO CRIME FAMILY MEMBERS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED LOANSHARKING OPERATION HOWARD BEACH, Queens (WABC) — Ten reputed Bonanno crime family members and associates were busted for an alleged loansharking operation Tuesday. Federal prosecutors will be looking to seize at least four of their homes as part of the case. Ronald Giallanzo, 46, who is […]

As We Honor Veterans, We Must Acknowledge The Moral Costs Of War

As We Honor Veterans, We Must Acknowledge The Moral Costs Of War

As We Honor Veterans, We Must Acknowledge The Moral Costs Of War Until then, veterans will be reluctant to talk about their experiences. OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERSU.S. Marines depart Afghanistan in October 2014. Like many American kids, Chuck Newton went to war to kill. It was after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and he was burning […]

Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster

Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster

Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster Fifteen years after the United States first scattered the Taliban with high-altitude bombing, the battlefield gains achieved by tens of thousands of U.S. troops are in jeopardy from a resurgent Taliban.  The United States has spent $115 billion on this longest war in its […]