Category Archives: World News

US sending around 200 more troops to Mosul in ISIS fight

Two companies from the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division are being deployed to the Mosul to bolster security in Iraq at the request of the top American commander in Baghdad fighting ISIS, a U.S. defense official with knowledge of the order told Fox News.

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US airstrike kills high-profile terrorist leader

The DOD has confirmed that a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike conducted March 19 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, resulted in the death of Qari Yasin, a well-known Al Qaeda terrorist leader responsible for the deaths of dozens of innocent victims, including two American service members.

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Carrie Lam chosen to be Hong Kong’s first female leader

Sunday the  candidate favored by China’s Communist leadership was chosen as Hong Kong’s new leader in the first such vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the city’s election system in 2014.

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Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference

But what’s to stop the US from interfering, and trying to frame Russia? Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia’s ability to sway the outcome of the vote.

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Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

The man who killed four people outside Britain’s Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Middle Eastern country’s embassy said. Friday a Saudi statement said that Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009.

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London terror attack: ISIS claims responsibility for deadly rampage outside Parliament building

ISIS  has claimed responsibility for the terror attack that left four people dead, including the assailant and a police officer, outside of London’s Parliament building on Wednesday, according to the Amaq media agency.

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Farage: Anti-Travel Ban Protesters Need to Reflect on London Terror Attack

Brexit leader Nigel Farage reacted to Wednesday’s terror attack in London, saying it should highlight the importance of properly vetting immigrants and refugees. “We’ve made some terrible mistakes in this country,” Farage said, referring to Great Britain.Fox News

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Shots fired at UK Parliament; officer stabbed and assailant shot

Wednesday a police officer was stabbed and an alleged assailant was reportedly shot after gunfire broke out at the UK Parliament in London. At least four people were lying on the ground, some bleeding heavily, on Westminster Bridge near Britain’s parliament, Reuters reported. It was not clear exactly what happened or how many people were injured.

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James Comey hearings: DNC behind Manafort’s Ukraine scandal, source says

Lawmakers are expected to grill FBI Director James Comey about reported intercepts of communications and financial data between members of the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

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