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Political figures react to the death of Martin McGuinness

The loss of Martin McGuinness is a significant moment in the history of this island but it is, first and foremost, a devastating loss to his family, friends and colleagues. His death prompted reactions from politicians and others who paid tribute to the Irish republican, who played a key role in negotiations which led to the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. [Full Article...]

Radicalized man shot dead after attacking soldier at France's Orly airport

Yelling that he wanted to kill and die for Allah, Belgacem wrestled away the soldier's assault rifle during the Saturday-morning airport attack but was shot and killed by her two colleagues before he could fire the weapon in Orly's busy South Terminal. [Full Article...]

Paris airport attacker shown on CCTV using soldier as human shield

Paris airport attacker shown on CCTV using soldier as human shield In an interview on Sunday with French radio station Europe 1, a man identified as the suspect's father said Belgacem was not a practising Muslim and drank alcohol. Belgacem reportedly went to the same bar that he had gone to on March 17, fired more shots, stole a auto and went to the airport where his life ended when two soldiers shot him during the hostage situation. [Full Article...]

Major Clashes Reported in Damascus after Anti-government Rebels Infiltrate Tunnels

Second, we all know that the [US-led] coalition has never been serious about fighting ISIS [Daesh] or the terrorists, so we have to think about the real intention of the whole plan, if there's a plan to liberate al-Raqqa", Assad said . Syria's army staged a counterattack in northeastern Damascus on Monday, but there were conflicting accounts of how much ground it regained after Sunday's rebel a... [Full Article...]

Tomi Lahren's Show Doesn't Air After Reports Surface She's Been Suspended

Tomi Lahren's Show Doesn't Air After Reports Surface She's Been Suspended Since getting her own show on the conservative One America News Network straight out of college (it premiered just three days before her 22nd birthday), Tomi Lahren has become a big voice in the conservative movement-she even worked on the Trump campaign as an unofficial advisor. [Full Article...]

Merkel, Abe defend globalization, calling for EU-Japan trade agreement

Merkel, Abe defend globalization, calling for EU-Japan trade agreement The event is partnered with Japan this year. "That is free trade ". "I reiterated the commitment to Prime Minister Abe, notably following North Korea's violations of UN Security Council resolutions", said Jean-Claude Juncker, European Commission President. [Full Article...]

Sturgeon takes first formal step towards Scottish referendum

Sturgeon takes first formal step towards Scottish referendum It states that the Conservatives believe that "it would be unfair to ask this question while the process of leaving the European Union is still ongoing and while the Scottish Government has failed to set out its own position on independence". [Full Article...]

9/11 families Sue Saudi Arabia in Manhattan Federal Court

9/11 families Sue Saudi Arabia in Manhattan Federal Court The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act passed by Congress was vetoed by former President Obama a year ago. "It's become much clearer for the American public that the Saudi government and Saudi officials exhibited a pattern of support for al Qaeda, and that 9/11 would not have been possible without their support", said attorney Andrew Maloney, whose firm is one of the five behind the suit.... [Full Article...]

Iraq pushes into Mosul's Old City in effort to capture iconic mosque

Iraq pushes into Mosul's Old City in effort to capture iconic mosque Grande. They have since taken control of several districts including parts of the densely-populated Old City. The main supply route into western Mosul has been cut since mid-November, Haq said. Since Oct. 17, more than 330,000 people have been displaced by the Mosul crisis, more than 70,000 of whom have returned to their homes. Federal Police troops on Sunday advanced past the train statio... [Full Article...]

Spicer Downplays Manafort's 'Limited Role' on Team Trump

Spicer described Carter and other individuals mentioned during the hearing as "hangers-oner on the campaign". And he said Paul Manafort, who ran Trump's campaign for months, "played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time". The Obama CIA director said so. Toward the end of the primary calendar in mid-April, Manafort and Rick Wiley were reportedly given control of the campaign , as c... [Full Article...]

Trump bogged down by Obama wiretapping claims

Trump bogged down by Obama wiretapping claims Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who heads the Judiciary Committee's crime and terrorism subcommittee, said the Federal Bureau of Investigation will provide a classified briefing on the matter "at some time in the future". The Republican operative has acknowledged having a Twitter exchange with Guccifer 2.0, a hacker that US officials believe has ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Malaysia confirms identity of Kim Jong-nam with DNA

Kim Jong-nam reportedly fell out of favour with his father, the late Kim Jong-il, in 2001 when he was caught trying to enter Japan on a false passport to visit Tokyo Disneyland. North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Nations in a freakish press conference in NY on Monday blamed South Korea and the USA for the death of North Korean citizen "Kim Chol", the name found in one of his passports. [Full Article...]

Israeli Ambassador Hopes Russia Will Help Avoid Escalation in Syria

Israeli Ambassador Hopes Russia Will Help Avoid Escalation in Syria Israeli warplanes struck several targets in Syria on Friday, drawing retaliatory missile fire, in the most serious incident between the two countries since the start of the Syrian war six years ago. "Russia can play a role so that Israel no longer attacks Syria", Assad told Russian journalists yesterday. The Times reported that Defense Minister Lieberman said that any time they discover a transf... [Full Article...]

IS Mosul commander killed, government forces battle for bridge

IS Mosul commander killed, government forces battle for bridge CTS and the interior ministry's Rapid Response Division - a special forces unit operating with members of the federal police - are spearheading the advance in west Mosul . The Federal Police and Rapid Response said at the weekend they had entered the old city. Food and water had been scarce, they said - but they were pleased to have escaped ISIL's clutches, saying Daesh had wanted to move them to... [Full Article...]

130-day Nagas' blockade of Manipur lifted

130-day Nagas' blockade of Manipur lifted The two leaders of UNC - Gaidon Kamei, President and Stephen Lamkang, Information Secretary - who were arrested on November 25, will also be released. The proposed Kanpokpi district formation was in response to a longstanding Kuki tribal demand for a Sadar Hills district. The blockade which was imposed by the United Naga Council (UNC) on November 1 a year ago has been in force since then. [Full Article...]

Syrian report: Driver killed in cross-border Israeli air strike on vehicle

Syria's military said it had downed one of the Israeli planes and hit another as they were carrying out the pre-dawn strikes near the famed desert city of Palmyra that it recaptured from jihadists this month. "That's how it was yesterday and that's how we shall continue to act". Tel Aviv last fought a war with Hezbollah in 2006. "I have repeatedly called on Syria militants not to put trust... [Full Article...]

Somali Pirates fire shots on hijacked oil tanker

Somali Pirates fire shots on hijacked oil tanker In the first hijack of a commercial ship by Somali pirates since 2012, the freighter turned off its tracking system and diverted its course towards the Somali coast after sending a distress call upon being approached by high-speed boats on 13 March. [Full Article...]

Operation to Withdraw First Group of Militants From Syrian Homs Completed

Operation to Withdraw First Group of Militants From Syrian Homs Completed Homs Governor Talal Barazi said he expected 1,500 people, including at least 400 rebels, to depart on March 18 for opposition-held areas northeast of Aleppo. As the Syrian military continues their offensive against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), Damascus has intensified its efforts to persuade some of the rebel groups to surrender and sign reconciliation agreements. [Full Article...]

Turkish Airlines joins celebrities sending supply flight to famine-hit Somalia

Turkish Airlines joins celebrities sending supply flight to famine-hit Somalia Stiller and the rest of his teammates on this inspiring escapade - including social justice advocate Chakabars Clarke, YouTuber Casey Neistat , Vine star Jérôme Jarre , YouTube's Juanpa Zurita , football player Colin Kaepernick , and more - shared videos on social media asking Turkish Airlines to help with this shipment that could provide "immediate relief for immediate need". [Full Article...]

Davidson appeals for funds to fight SNP referendum bid

Expanding on the themes of her landmark Lancaster House speech in January, the Prime Minister will say her plan has the union at its heart. The First Minister shocked the UK Government with her announcement on Monday that she wants a second independence referendum to be held between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. [Full Article...]


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