Sunday, February 18, 2018

Islamic State Overruns Northern Part of Syria’s Ancient Palmyra

Palmyra, northeast of Damascus, contains the ruins of a 2,000-year-old city that was one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient world....

Chad, Niger launch joint offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria

  Chad and Niger launched a joint army operation against Boko Haram in Nigeria on Sunday, intensifying a regional offensive designed to defeat the Islamic...

Brit ISIS schoolgirl killed in airstrike was too terrified to flee after jihadi bride...

Recordings emerge of final phone conversations between family members and Khadiza Sultana, 17, who fled to Syria from London with two pals during the...

Aylesbury dairy uses wi-fi controlled robots to transport milk

One of the world's largest fresh milk processing plants is using robots to do some of the more strenuous jobs, alongside people. At the Arla...

US, China contribute most ‘mountains’ of electronic waste

The United States and China contributed most to record mountains of electronic waste such as cellphones, hair dryers and fridges in 2014 and less...

UK trader accused of US market crash granted $7.5m bail

A British trader, who is accused of contributing to the multi-billion-dollar "flash crash" on Wall Street in 2010, has been granted conditional bail while...

69 Journalists Killed in 2015/Motive Confirmed: CPJ Report

Statistical Analysis Beats Covered by Victims Job Medium Gender Suspected Source of Fire Local / Foreign Type of Death Freelance Impunity Murder Victims Jagendra Singh Freelance India Beats Covered by Victims * 4% Business 22% Corruption 19% Crime 29% Culture 39% Human Rights 68% Politics 3% Sports 46% War   All figures are rounded to the...

Wrongfully imprisoned men receive $1.6mn in compensation for decades behind bars

Two men have been awarded more than $1.6 million in compensation for their wrongful convictions of murder and death sentences in 1975, and decades...

Italian police round up terror suspects in failed Vatican plot, deadly Pakistan attack

Italian security forces were rounding up 18 Islamic extremists Friday who prosecutors said were behind a failed 2010 plot to attack the Vatican as...

Kenya al-Shabab: Five in custody after Garissa massacre

Media captionOne survivor told the BBC's Andrew Harding how two of her roommates were killedFive people are in custody following the al-Shabab attack in...

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Dahabshiil Group CEO calls on Somali Youth Empowerment at 1st Somaliland International Marathon Run

Mr. Abdirashid Mohamed Said Dualeh, CEO of Dahabshiil Group of Companies has called on fellow businessmen, community leaders and members of the general public...

Rebirth of Somaliland: Somalia Annihilation Crimes Against Somaliland Nations

Who were the culprits? Crimes against humanity are deliberate acts taken as part of a systematic campaign that accuses human suffering or death on a...

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submits resignation

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday he had submitted his resignation as both premier and the chairman of the ruling coalition. The move...