Category: International News

Russia expels Western ‘double agent’

Russia expels Western ‘double agent’

Russia has expelled an alleged Western double agent whom it accused of working for Latvian and American intelligence agencies for over two decades gathering military information for them. The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) declared as a ‘double agent’ senior inspector of Latvian civilian aviation Andrejs Dudarevs known as “agent Thomas,” banning him from entering [&hellip

‘Libya incapable of halting arms flow’

‘Libya incapable of halting arms flow’

The United Nations (UN) has described as “almost nonexistent” any capability by Libya to stop the flow of weapons into and out of the North African country resulting in the reinforcement of militants in the region.  In a new UN report released over the weekend, a panel of experts also called for the creation of [&hellip

1000s commemorate Nemtsov in Russia

1000s commemorate Nemtsov in Russia

More than 70,000 people have marched in central Moscow in commemoration of assassinated prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Carrying flowers and portraits, the mourners on Sunday marched to the bridge near the Kremlin where Nemtsov was gunned down. “We believe that more than 70,000 have turned up,” one of the organizers, Alexander Ryklin, told [&hellip

‘Pro-state militia seized S. Sudan kids’

‘Pro-state militia seized S. Sudan kids’

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed concern over the abduction of scores of male kids last month in northeast of South Sudan, warning that the kidnappers may have been pro-state militias. UNICEF’s warning on Sunday came following its recent estimate that 89 boys, some as young as 13, were kidnapped by an armed group in the riverside town [&hellip

Bomb blast kills 2 in Egypt

Bomb blast kills 2 in Egypt

A bomb blast has killed at least two people in Aswan, a major tourist town in southern Egypt, police say.  The Sunday explosion, caused by a device planted near a police station, wounded five others including a policeman, security sources said. Egypt has undergone a series of shooting attacks and bombings since the North African country’s first [&hellip

Fighting kills 3 Ukrainian forces

Fighting kills 3 Ukrainian forces

Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in fighting with pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a military spokesman says. “Over the past day, three Ukrainian soldiers died and seven were wounded,” military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Friday, without giving any details about where or how the troops were killed. The latest [&hellip

Supreme Leader: Islamic Revolution stood against Imperialism

Supreme Leader: Islamic Revolution stood against Imperialism

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei said that the recent Iranian scientific advances have been achieved thanks to martyrdom for the sake of Allah. During a message published Thursday, and delivered when his eminence received members of the secretariats of Congress of Educational Martyrs, Congress of University [&hellip

Continued detention of Sheikh Ali Salman; an escalation against the people

Continued detention of Sheikh Ali Salman; an escalation against the people

Al Wefaq National Islamic Society said the court’s decision to keep its Secretary General, Sheikh Ali Salman, in arbitrary detention is unacceptable, highlighting that the Authority is moving towards widening the political crisis in Bahrain. The 3rd hearing of Salman is to be held on 25th March 2015. Based on deterministic evidence, the case can [&hellip

Senior Shi’a cleric warns of fake Shi’ism created by the West

Senior Shi’a cleric warns of fake Shi’ism created by the West

“The Holy book of Quran introduces Muhammad Prophet (S) as a person who selected and sent among human being to bring justice,” the General Secretary of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought said, Ayatollah Mohsen Araki. Speaking in a meeting under the banner of “Islamic Unity, Probing Shi’a and Sunni [&hellip

Facebook announces suicide-prevention feature

Facebook announces suicide-prevention feature

​Facebook is rolling out a new suicide-prevention feature. If you spot a worrisome post from a Facebook friend, there will now be an option to report it. Facebook will then review the post, and if it agrees that there is reason for concern, the individual concerned will be presented with a prompt to get help [&hellip