Al-Qaeda’s American mouthpiece says atrocities being perpetrated by Islamic State are utterly unspeakable, and will prevent perpetrators from entering ‘paradise’ if they continue to sin against their Muslim brothers and sisters.
Nearly twice as many Americans have been killed by right-wing extremists since 9/11 as have died at the hands of radical Muslims on US soil, a new report found. There have also been nearly three times as many deadly right-wing attacks as jihadist ones.
New Yorkers refuse to comply with the 2013 NY SAFE Act, obliging owners of semi-automatic weapons with a detachable magazine and a military-style pistol grip to register them. Only about one in 25 such weapons have been registered by police.
The mistreatment of refugee seekers who are escaping the atrocities of their home countries, ”makes one cry” as they are merely the “victims of injustice, of this throw-away economy” and war, Pope Francis said.
On subway escalators in London and Washington, DC, it’s expected that people will “walk left, stand right.” A US university is bringing that concept to staircases, with walking, running and texting lanes, and it's not alone with this idea.
The British MI6 secret service had to suspend operations of its field agents due to imminent exposure in “hostile” countries such as Russia and China, caused by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's leaks, the Sunday Times reports.
Moscow must be given assurances that Ukraine will not join NATO after the Russian President stated he has “no aggressive intentions,” the Italian FM said. He also added that the build-up of NATO’s defensive mechanism should not be viewed as a threat.
The decision to hold a UN-backed human rights summit in Saudi Arabia in early June, attended by the Human Rights Council’s chief, has sparked an outcry from rights organizations, claiming that the visit gave the Gulf kingdom “false legitimacy.”
One of the businessmen indicted in the FIFA corruption scandal escaped arrest in Zurich hotel in a remarkable manner, reports Swiss media. The man who is now on the Interpol wanted list managed to leave Europe and is allegedly in hiding in Uruguay.