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  • ISIS is Now Using Drones in BattleISIS is Now Using Drones in Battle
    The Islamic State (IS) group is using drones rigged with munitions in the battle for the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, a FRANCE 24 team inside the jihadist group’s highly dangerous self-proclaimed capital discovers. While entering Raqqa from the eastern side, past dusty, desolate neighbourhoods,
  • North Korea Must Pay Massive Price for Otto Warmbler MurderNorth Korea Must Pay Massive Price for Otto Warmbler Murder
    Otto Warmbler in North Korean custody North Korea captured and brutalized Otto Warmbier for doing nothing more than holding American citizenship. After more than a year as a hostage in a comatose state, Otto was returned to his parents. He died on Monday. North Korean officials murdered Otto.
  • ISIS Staged Attack Kills 12 in TehranISIS Staged Attack Kills 12 in Tehran
    ISIS claimed responsibility for a couple of terror attacks on the symbolic sites on Tehran’s parliament and at the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini. It’s Ramadan, radical Islamic style, once again. IRNA, the state-run news agency, reported two security guards killed and 30 or so wounded.
  • Putin Vows to ‘Eliminate’ Threat If Sweden Joins NATOPutin Vows to ‘Eliminate’ Threat If Sweden Joins NATO
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed deep opposition to the idea of Sweden joining NATO, calling its potential membership of the U.S.-led alliance a “threat” that would need to be “eliminated.” “If Sweden joins NATO this will affect our relations in a negative way because we
  • Tax Dollars Funded Manchester BomberTax Dollars Funded Manchester Bomber
    Police say Salman Abedi, the terrorist who targeted mostly women and children at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, used government dole-outs and low-interest education loan dollars to fund his suicide bomb plot. Abedi had thousands of British pounds in his possession before the terror hit;
  • Men Gang Rape, Murder Woman in IndiaMen Gang Rape, Murder Woman in India
    An Indian woman was gang-raped and then brutally murdered by men who smashed her skull with bricks after she had threatened to inform authorities, police in the northern state of Haryana said on Monday. Two men were arrested for rape and murder in Sonipat town, and six more were being investigated
  • U.S. Missile Defense System Now Ready to Defend South KoreaU.S. Missile Defense System Now Ready to Defend South Korea
    The US military says its missile defence system -known as THAAD – has reached initial operational capacity in South Korea. It won’t be fully functioning for some months but a South Korean Defence Ministry spokesman confirmed the system has early capability to respond to the nuclear and missile
  • Infighting in Syria’s Ghouta Leaves 100 DeadInfighting in Syria’s Ghouta Leaves 100 Dead
    At least 95 opposition fighters and civilians have been killed during infighting in a rebel-held district in Damascus suburbs, according to a monitor. In the third day of clashes, the infighting between Jaish al-Islam group against al-Rahman Corps and the al-Qaeda-linked Levant Liberation Committee
  • Emmanuel Macron Works to Sway French ElectionsEmmanuel Macron Works to Sway French Elections
    French election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron urged voters on Monday to turn the page on the last 20 years and bring a new generation to power, as he stepped up attacks against resurgent far-left and conservative rivals six days before voting day. Macron, a 39-year-old pro-EU centrist who would
  • North Korea Says It Is ‘Ready for War’North Korea Says It Is ‘Ready for War’
    North Korea is “ready for war” the foreign ministry said the day after the U.S. redeployed an aircraft carrier from the Western Pacific toward the Korean Peninsula. According to a statement reported by state media channel the North Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA), the government has promised


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