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Major counterterrorism operation in Australia

Major counterterrorism operation in Australia

Australian police have detained 15 people allegedly linked to the Takfiri ISIL group, in a major counter-terrorism operation. According to reports, more than 800 state and federal police forces on Thursday raided more than a dozen locations in the country’s most populous city of Sydney. Separate raids were also conducted in the eastern cities of [&hellip

Late Boateng strike hurts City

Late Boateng strike hurts City

Jerome Boateng’s deflected late strike against his former side was enough for Bayern Munich to see off Manchester City with a 1-0 win at the Allianz Arena in their Champions League opener. The hosts had the better chances of the opening 45 minutes as both Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski hit the side-netting after rounding [&hellip

Scots to decide independence fate

Scots to decide independence fate

Residents in Scotland will have the opportunity to cast their ballots in a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom tomorrow – a move that could pave the way for other pro-independence people in Europe to follow suit in the future, Press TV reports. Polls will open in Scotland at 7 a.m. local time (0600 [&hellip

Boko Haram attack kills 15 in Nigeria

Boko Haram attack kills 15 in Nigeria

At least 15 people have been killed and 34 others wounded in a bombing and shooting attack by Takfiri Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. Four gunmen ran into the Federal College of Education in the state capital Kano on Wednesday, after engaging police outside the grounds, the Associated Press quoted a guard as saying [&hellip

House backs training of Syria militants

House backs training of Syria militants

The US House of Representatives has approved President Barack Obama’s strategy to train and arm “moderate” militants in Syria to tackle the threat of the ISIL terrorist organization. Despite the concerns, the Republican-controlled House voted 273 to 156 in favor of the so-called train-and-equip plan on Wednesday. The yes votes included 159 Republicans and 114 [&hellip

Thousands displaced by Kashmir flood

Thousands displaced by Kashmir flood

Thousands of people are still displaced in Indian-controlled Kashmir days after devastating floods hit the region, Press TV reports. Flooding hit the state almost two weeks ago after River Jhelum’s water level crossed the danger mark due to heavy rains, devastating residential areas and the entire city center of Srinagar. The massive flooding has killed [&hellip

Ebola ‘threatening W Africa economies’

Ebola ‘threatening W Africa economies’

The World Bank says the deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa could have a catastrophic impact on the economies of affected countries. The organization said on Wednesday that about six billion dollars could be drained from West African countries by the end of next year if the epidemic continued to spread. The United Nations’ international [&hellip

Smartphone flaunts largest sensor

Smartphone flaunts largest sensor

Panasonic has debuted a hybrid smartphone-camera sporting the largest imaging sensor yet to feature on a smartphone. The Photokina trade show in Cologne saw the company lifting the curtain off Lumix DMC-CM1, whose camera has been fitted with a 1 inch 20-megapixel sensor. Probably monopolizing the attention of mobile photographers so far has been Samsung’s [&hellip

Guardiola: United missed out

Guardiola: United missed out

​Kocha mkuu wa Bayern Munich Pep Guardiola amezua majibizano makali baada ya kudai kuwa Manchester United hawana pesa za kutosha kuwashawishi wachezaji wake kutoka Allianz Arena.  Manchester United imetumia takriban pauni milioni £150m kuwanunua wachezaji akiwemo mchezaji aliyeghari9mu kitita kikubwa zaidi nchini Uingereza Angel Di Maria kutoka Real Madrid. Maria aliigharimu United takriban pauni milioni [&hellip

Campaigning for Scot. indep. nears end

Campaigning for Scot. indep. nears end

Both sides in the hotly-debated Scottish independence debate have been making their final pitch to voters on the final days of campaigning ahead of a referendum. Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has written to voters appealing to them to back independence. This is while major figures from the pro-union Better Together campaign came out to [&hellip