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Strike against Strike against "Jihadi John" hits at heart of Islamic State
- November 17, 2015

Calling Henning and Haines the "best of British", he said in a solemn statement outside his Downing Street office that Britain had acted "hand in glove" with the Americans and it was "an act of self-defence". "It is a very small solace to learn that Jihadi John may have been killed by the USA government". "This huge effort to go after the this deranged man filled with hate when they can't make half that effort to save the hostages while these young Americans were still alive", said Foley, ... (more...)
Belgium-Spain friendly postponed due to elevated terror threat level Belgium-Spain friendly postponed due to elevated terror threat level
- November 17, 2015

The Ministry of the Interior's Crisis Center had raised the threat alert earlier today, recommending the cancellation of the match on its website. Christian Benteke has been photographed training with the Belgium national team ahead of the Red Devils' friendly with Spain on Tuesday, per the club's official page on Facebook . (more...)
UK Muslim Council: Nothing Islamic about killers UK Muslim Council: Nothing Islamic about killers
- November 17, 2015

But Islam followers point out that the ISIS also took the lives of thousands of Sunni Muslims in Iraq because they refused to pledge loyalty to the caliphate, reports Daily Beast. Enjoying something you really work hard to do and then something like that happening, Cunningham said. "This is not a holy war", Mr Kidwai said. "People need to know that we are not the ones who perpetrated these atrocities. (more...)
Lucky survivor says his mobile phone 'saved' his life during Paris attacks Lucky survivor says his mobile phone 'saved' his life during Paris attacks
- November 17, 2015

I felt stuff flying around and then I got back up... And that's when you guys saw me, you were already there. Sylvester would surely be very grateful to the makers of his smartphone as the product saved his life by blocking the flying shrapnel that may have blown him to bits. (more...)
India's Modi suffers humiliating defeat India's Modi suffers humiliating defeat
- November 17, 2015

On BJP veterans L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Yashwant Sinha and Shanta Kumar issuing a statement demanding a thorough review of the reasons for the Bihar rout, an act seen as a revolt against the leadership of Modi and Shah, Gadkari said "We will talk to Advaniji on the issue". (more...)
Moscow bans EgyptAir flights in wake of Russian jet crash in Sinai Moscow bans EgyptAir flights in wake of Russian jet crash in Sinai
- November 17, 2015

In the aftermath of the airliner crash, Russia banned civilian flights to Egypt, but allowed airlines to fly from Egypt to Russia to bring Russian citizens back to their homeland. "Search the wreckage of the plane, find your black box and analyze it". "Tourism in Egypt is already down", he said. Even if it was a terrorist attack, he said, the Egyptian government is capable of securing the airports after the security breach. (more...)
Vicente Del Bosque orders Chelsea star Diego Costa to sort out disciplinary Vicente Del Bosque orders Chelsea star Diego Costa to sort out disciplinary
- November 17, 2015

The Spain international's form in front of goal was one of the driving forces behind Chelsea's run to the Premier League title last season. The Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque, must rebuild his defensive line against England, as he lost to holders Juanfran and Sergio Ramos injury. (more...)
Health insurance open enrollment FAQs Health insurance open enrollment FAQs
- November 17, 2015

The most any household will have to pay is the national average premium for a bronze plan or $2,085. Is there any way around that? Despite the rhetoric, the costs of private health insurance premiums are not driven by doctors or their fees, which represent a relatively small amount of expenditure (15 per cent). (more...)
Paris gunman named as 29-year-old Ismail Omar Mostefai Paris gunman named as 29-year-old Ismail Omar Mostefai
- November 17, 2015

They spoke on condition of anonymity, lacking authorization to publicly disclose such details. Previously, police announced they had found a Syrian passport near the body of one of the attackers, but did not exclude the possibility of the document switching hands before the shooting. (more...)
'Sister Wives' star Meri Brown discusses getting Catfished on season finale of 'Sister Wives' star Meri Brown discusses getting Catfished on season finale of
- November 17, 2015

Meri is joined by her ex-husband Kody, his new legal wife Robyn and his second ( spiritual) wife Janelle to reveal more details from the shocking story. Despite speaking candidly about the situation on-screen, Brown was not yet shown making the admission to her family. This is really that bad and I don't know how to do it when all eyes are on me, and I know they have been for a while cause they know something's been going on. (more...)
Arrests made after social media threats at 2 universities Arrests made after social media threats at 2 universities
- November 17, 2015

As the Associated Press notes, this isn't the first time police have arrested people who have made threats of violence on college campuses via Yik Yak. Amid terrorist threats on Yik Yak this week, several tweets were also sent with the hashtag "Mizzou". A few schools have successfully banned the app from being accessed through their wi-fi networks. (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront now available for EA Access members Star Wars Battlefront now available for EA Access members
- November 17, 2015

The shares climbed 1% to $72 in recent trading. The game has been developed by DICE and is published by EA. The details were laid bare over on EA's Star Wars website where they explained that players will now be able to link up with friends using the friends system from the respective console. (more...)
Global manhunt for Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam Global manhunt for Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam
- November 16, 2015

Given the difficulty of gathering intelligence in places like Molenbeek, a borough of 90,000 where a few neighborhoods were up to 80 percent Muslim, any gaps in the information chain were problematic, Bakker said: "In parts of Brussels there are areas on which the police have little grip, very segregated areas that don't feel they're a part of the Belgian state". (more...)
BRICS Summit: PM Modi meets Vladimir Putin Nov 15, 3:36 pm BRICS Summit: PM Modi meets Vladimir Putin Nov 15, 3:36 pm
- November 16, 2015

BRICS countries "will continue to be a positive force for the resumption of global growth in the coming years" she asserted. The industrialised nations had earlier committed to long term financing support in form of a green climate fund worth Dollars 100 billion a year to support concrete mitigation actions by the developing countries. (more...)
Five Guantanamo detainees transferred to United Arab Emirates Five Guantanamo detainees transferred to United Arab Emirates
- November 16, 2015

A few 107 detainees remain at the Guantanamo prison for suspected foreign militants, opened in 2001 for suspects caught in then-President George W. Bush's wide-ranging war on terror. The release brings the total detainee population at the detention facility in Cuba down to 107, approaching the White House's goal of reaching 100 by the end of the year. (more...)
Tony Blair Launches Middle East Peace Initiative Tony Blair Launches Middle East Peace Initiative
- November 16, 2015

The demolitions came hours after an Israeli father and son were shot dead in an apparent ambush near the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on Friday in the most serious attack on Israelis in almost a month. Israel's Supreme court approved the demolitions, all in the West Bank, on Thursday, The NY Times reported. Second, the Arab States' eagerness to end the conflict: The Arab states have for more than two decades been calling for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict based on a ... (more...)
G20-EU should not give in to base reactions after Paris attacks -Juncker G20-EU should not give in to base reactions after Paris attacks -Juncker
- November 16, 2015

But security authorities disagree such link has any basis in reality. The rush of humanity, however, has spooked other countries - while the strapped economies of Greece and Italy have taken a hit, Hungary has closed its border with Croatia and Slovenia is doing so as are many countries that fear being the next refugee corridor. (more...)
Charles and Camilla touch down in Canberra Charles and Camilla touch down in Canberra
- November 16, 2015

The Prince condemned the French terrorist atrocities as "bestial attacks" and said he wanted to express his "utter, total horror" at what has happened. Shorten has already planted the Labor party's flag in the sand, saying, "Australia has leaders on both sides of politics who believe Australia is confident and imaginative enough to restart this stalled national project". (more...)
Belgium Raids Paris Attacks Belgium Raids Paris Attacks
- November 16, 2015

An interior ministry spokeswoman said that public events, such as football matches, would in particular be subject to " increased vigilance". Three of the people critically injured in the Paris attacks have died, with 42 still in intensive care, the city's hospital administration said on Sunday. (more...)
Kashmiris and Sikhs in United Kingdom stage demos on Modi's visit Kashmiris and Sikhs in United Kingdom stage demos on Modi's visit
- November 16, 2015

Modi was also quizzed about intolerance during a joint press conference held by the two leaders Thursday evening. Prime Minister Modi today assured the business honchos in the United Kingdom that India is committed to protect Intellectual Property Rights of all innovators and entrepreneurs and said that a comprehensive National IPR policy is being finalized. (more...)
Pregnant Woman Fights To Stay Alive Hanging From Window At Bataclan Theater Pregnant Woman Fights To Stay Alive Hanging From Window At Bataclan Theater
- November 16, 2015

Loud bangs and screaming can be heard throughout the almost three-minute clip, which shows three people gripping whatever they can to avoid plunging anywhere up to 40ft to the ground. "So I opened the door of the building". We could understand she had been hit by a bullet. "When I heard the noises at the stadium I knew they were not fireworks". (more...)
Belgium beat Italy as Kevin De Bruyne scores - friendlies round-up Belgium beat Italy as Kevin De Bruyne scores - friendlies round-up
- November 16, 2015

After Antonio Candreva gave Italy an early lead, Belgium came back with goals from Jan Vertonghen, De Bruyne and Michy Batshuayi in a sparkling performance. Kevin De Bruyne scored one goal and added an assist in Belgium's victory over Italy which underscored their position as Fifa's top-ranked team and further established them as leading challengers for next summer's European Championship. (more...)
The Sydney Opera House joins other iconic buildings turning blue, white and The Sydney Opera House joins other iconic buildings turning blue, white and
- November 16, 2015

From London to San Francisco , cities across the world have already expressed their support for France in the wake of these attacks . Gunmen and bombers attacked restaurants, a concert hall and a sports stadium, at locations across Paris, killing nearly 140 people. (more...)
Putin at BRICS meeting: 'Only united efforts can deal with terror threat Putin at BRICS meeting: 'Only united efforts can deal with terror threat
- November 16, 2015

World leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi today observed one minute of silence here at the G20 Summit to pay tribute to the victims of terror attacks in Paris and Ankara. "There was a time when the logic of BRICS and its lasting capacity were being questioned". He said the BRICS contact group on trade and economic issues and the BRICS business council were to draft a plan of action to implement this document. (more...)
State Dept: Americans wounded in Paris attacks State Dept: Americans wounded in Paris attacks
- November 15, 2015

IS had been on the defensive this week, facing losses to US-backed Kurdish fighters around the town of Sinjar in Iraqi Kurdistan, increased bombing from Russian Federation and the reported death of one of its most infamous executioners, Jihadi John. (more...)

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