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Report: Black boxes show bomb brought down Russian jet

European investigators who analyzed the two flight recorders from the Metrojet plane that went down last weekend in Egypt are categorically saying the crash is not an accident. The investigators said the cockpit voice recorder of Metrojet Flight 9268 shows an explosion and the flight data recorder confirms the explosion is not accidental — there is no sign of mechanical ...

Nigerians free hundreds in raid on Boko Haram camps, army says

Nigerian troops rescued 338 people held captive at suspected Boko Haram terrorist camps, the Nigerian army said in a statement Wednesday. At least 30 Boko Haram terrorists were killed during the operation on Tuesday, which freed 192 children,138 women and eight men. The army said it recovered arms and ammunition during the raid. The camps were located in the Bulajilin ...

70,000 stateless children born each year as the result of warfare

The United Nations announced that the estimation of at least 70,000 children are born with no nationality each year – or about one every 10 minutes as the result of warfare. U.N. refugee agency chief Antonio Guterres reported that stateless can cause children irreparable harm such as “sentence them to a life of discrimination, frustration and despair.” The report mentioned that national documentation is required to receive ...

A rare cyclone CHAPALA hit Yemeni island killing at least 3 islanders

A rare tropical cyclone, named CHAPALA hit Yemeni island of Socotra on Monday, which has killed at least 3 islanders and injuring hundreds of people. “Three people were killed, around 100 have been injured and hundreds of families were forced to leave their homes in coastal regions for the mountains,” a local official said. Socotra is located in the Arabian Sea and ...

Malcolm Turnbull removes knights and dames as they are “not appropriate” in a modern Australian honours system

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull announced on Monday that the title of knights and dames will be removed from the Order of Australia as they are “not appropriate” in a modern Australian honours system. “Knights and dames are titles that are really anachronistic, out of date, not appropriate, in 2015,” he said. Former PM Tony Abbott reintroduced knighthoods and damehoods in 2014 for “pre-eminent Australians.” Mr ...

Russian airplane crash in Egypt killed all 224 on board

Russian airplane crashed in Egypt’s Sinai on 31 October, which killed all 224 people on board. The casualties were 217 passengers including 25 children and 7 crew members. Russian investigator, Viktor Sorochenko said the Airbus A321 travelling from Sharm El-Sheikh to St Petersburg had broken apart in midair. Broken fragments are strewn over 20 square kilometre, according to his statement. The pilot sensed technical failure and reported it to the ...

15 die when militants lay siege to hotel with bombs and guns in Somalia

Gunmen stormed a popular hotel in Mogadishu on Sunday after opening their attack with multiple blasts, Somali officials said. At least 15 people were killed, medical and police officials said. Islamist militant group al-Shabaab, an al-Qaeda affiliate, claimed responsibility for the attack via a Somali radio station run by the group. Many of the dead were civilians, said interior ministry ...

NY store owner plotted to send jihadists to Syria, kill U.S. troops himself

A man who owns an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight with the terrorist group and plotted to do some killing himself — by gunning down U.S. troops who had served in Iraq — federal authorities alleged Tuesday. Mufid A. Elfgeeh, 30, was arrested on May 31, though federal officials didn’t ...

Australian ex-model, DJ, killed fighting for ISIS in Syria, family friend says

A former model and DJ from Melbourne, described by his former agency as having a promising future, is the latest Australian believed to have been killed while fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria. The parents of Sharky Jama, 25, were informed of their son’s death via a text message and phone call Monday, said Hussein Harakow, president of the Somali ...

German rapper who joined ISIS killed in U.S. strike, official says

A prominent German ISIS propagandist was killed by a U.S. strike while he was traveling in a vehicle in Syria earlier this month, a U.S. official told the Media. The ISIS recruit Denis Cuspert, also known as Abu Talha al-Almani, had once gone by the name “Deso Dogg” in the Berlin rap scene. He traveled to fight Jihad in Syria ...

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