ISIS claims British parly attack

LONDON/BRUSSELS. – The Islamic State group yesterday claimed the deadly rampage at the British parliament, as the prime minister identified the attacker as a British-born man once investigated ...
A woman lies injured after a shooting incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Cop stabbed in UK terror attack

LONDON. – A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, in what police are treating as a terrorist incident. The attacker, who was shot by police officers, is...
Donald Trump

Trump slips 220 spots on Forbes list

NEW YORK. – US President Donald Trump slipped 220 spots on Forbes 2017 Billionaires List, while Bill Gates topped the list for the forth straight year according to the list released on Monday. ...
Climate change

Climate extremes in 2017

GENEVA. – Extreme weather and climate conditions, including Arctic “heatwaves”, are continuing this year, after 2016 topped the global temperature charts and saw shrinking sea ice and surging s...

Extremist had ISIS data in cuff link

LONDON. – A British court has disclosed that an Islamic State-linked extremist has pleaded guilty to five offences after being found with incriminating information stored in a cuff link. 
US bans electronic devices on flights

US bans electronic devices on flights

WASHINGTON/LONDON. – The US has announced a ban on large electronic devices from cabin baggage on passenger flights from eight Muslim-majority countries. Bombs could be hidden in laptops, table...
David Rockefeller

Billionaire Rockefeller dies

NEW YORK. – David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who was the last in his generation of one of the country’s most famously philanthropic families, died Monday. He wa...
New Zealand expels US diplomat

New Zealand expels US diplomat

AUCKLAND. – New Zealand has expelled an attache at the US Embassy after Washington declined to waive his right to diplomatic immunity after an “incident” which gave him a broken nose and a blac...
Britain has exited the EU

UK to formally trigger Brexit on March 29

LONDON. – Britain said yesterday it will trigger its exit from the European Union on March 29, nine months after the country voted to leave the bloc. Triggering Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Tr...
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan launches scathing attack on Merkel

ANKARA. — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday launched a scathing personal attack against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing her of using “Nazi measures” in an intensifying disput...