Thursday, December 14, 2017

Blade of jihad: Extremists embrace the knife as tool of terror

The knife has replaced suicide bombings, car attacks and random shootings as the new tool of choice for waging jihad on Israel, with leaders...

Is Yemen another Somalia in the making?

Since its start, not much was expected from the UN-sponsored peace conference on Yemen, which was held in Geneva at the behest of Secretary-General...

Turkish prosecutor taken hostage in Istanbul

Armed men have taken hostage the Turkish prosecutor heading the inquiry into the death of a boy during anti-government protests in 2013. Dramatic images have...

Landslides kill at least 21 in India’s Darjeeling

Landslides triggered by heavy rain killed at least 21 people across India's famed tea-growing region of Darjeeling, with more feared trapped under mounds of...

At least 120 killed as Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemeni residential area

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a residential area in a quiet Red Sea town in Yemen, killing at least 120 people in the deadliest strike...

UN talks on Yemen conflict ‘postponed’

A UN conference designed to end the violence in Yemen has been postponed after the exiled government refused to participate, officials said, handing a huge blow...

Amnesty International accuses Hamas of torturing, killing Palestinians in new report on Gaza conflict

Amnesty International accused Hamas militants Wednesday of abducting, torturing, and carrying out summary executions of Palestinians during last year's conflict in the Gaza Strip. The...

Aung San Suu Kyi anger over Muslim question

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3c1qnIb7Kc Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has responded angrily to claims that her party is too friendly to Muslims. Speaking at a rally in...

Taiwan earthquake topples buildings, leaving at least 13 dead and hundreds injured

Hundreds of Taiwanese firefighters and military personnel raced Saturday to rescue dozens of people trapped in collapsed buildings after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck...

India heatwave kills 800 as capital’s roads melt

Hospitals on alert to treat victims of heatstroke and people advised to stay indoors, as temperatures near 50C. At least 800 people have died in...

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In Somalia, an Overlooked Extremist Hotbed Simmers

Maimed in the war between Somalia government and al Qaeda’s affiliate al-Shabaab, the patients of De Martino Hospital prefer not to talk about what...

Somaliland applies global resilience expertise to drought response

Somaliland authorities are carrying out a “ Drought Impact Needs Assessment” (DINA), based on a globally recognized methodology, that is identifying long term solutions...

Republic of Somaliland Inaugurates Its Third-elected, Fifth President

The newly elected president of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi was sworn in for office on Wednesday, a month after the Election Day on the...