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At least 35 killed in attack on Shia mausoleum north of Baghdad

Islamic State claimed a triple suicide attack on Thursday evening near a Shia mausoleum north of Baghdad, which killed at least 35 people and wounded 60 others, according to Iraqi security sources. The attack on the Mausoleum of Sayid Mohammed bin Ali al-Hadi reignited fears of an escalation of the sectarian strife between Iraq’s Shias and Sunnis. The Shia form a majority ...

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Hillary Clinton emails: State Department reopens investigation into ‘mishandling’ of ‘classified’ information

The US State Department has reopened its investigation intoHillary Clinton’s private email servers – a veritable thorn in the side her campaign – to determine whether she and top aides mishandled classified information. According to the Associated Press, the internal investigation will not result in criminal charges. Many of Ms Clinton’s top aides could have their security clearances revoked, which would all but dissolve ...

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Snipers kill five Dallas police, wound six during protest over black shootings

​Snipers operating from rooftops in Dallas killed five police officers and wounded six more in a coordinated attack during one of several protests across the country against the killing of two black men by police this week. Police described Thursday night’s ambush as carefully planned and executed and had taken three people into custody before a fourth died from what Dallas-based media ...

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4 killed in suicide bombing near Prophet’s Mosque in Medina

A suicide bomber has attacked the Prophet’s Mosque in Saudi Arab’s Medina city, the second most holy site in Islam, as witnesses say body parts of presumed bomber seen in the eastern city of Qatif on Monday night. Reports Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV.   Citing an official with knowledge of the event, CNN reports, the blast in Medina claimed four lives ...

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25 children reported killed in Syria: UNICEF

Twenty-five children were reportedly killed in air strikes that hit heavily crowded areas in a town in eastern Syria, the United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) has said. Quoting reports from its local partners in Syria, UNICEF said health workers were reported to have pulled bodies of children from under rubble in the town of al-Quria in Deir al-Zor province, which ...

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Air Pollution To Kill Millions By 2040: International Energy Agency

Premature deaths from air pollution will continue to rise to 2040 unless changes are made to the way the world uses and produces energy, the International Energy Agency said today. Around 6.5 million deaths globally are attributed each year to poor air quality inside and outside, making it the world’s fourth-largest threat to human health, behind high blood pressure, dietary ...

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English language may be dropped by European Union after Brexit

The English language may be one of the casualties of Brexit as it emerged that no state other than the UK has registered it as a primary language among the 28 countries within the European Union. English has been the top choice for European Union (EU) institutions but Britain’s vote to leave the union last week could trigger a ban ...

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EU leaders plot a future without Britain, demand answers

European Union leaders began plotting a future without Britain on Tuesday, urging the island nation and economic powerhouse to disentangle itself as fast as possible from the other 27 nations in the bloc to avoid extending the turmoil that has been roiling European and global markets. EU Council President Donald Tusk said he was planning a special meeting of the ...

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EU leaders press UK for quick exit

EU states have urged Britain to hold speedy talks on leaving the bloc after it voted to end its membership in a historic referendum.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said negotiations should begin as “soon as possible”.He made the comments after an urgent meeting of the six EU founder members to discuss the decision.British PM David Cameron has said he will ...

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Gauteng faith leaders rally together as the nation prays for peace

    Johannesburg, South Africa – In the midst of a world at war with itself, we often look to religion to restore order within ourselves, our homes and our government. This has been growing trend since antiquity.   South Africa is a country where freedom is given to all religions. This means that citizens of South Africa all have rights to believe ...

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