20 dead as fleeing terrorists open fire on vehicles in Maiduguri

Twenty people were shot dead by suspected Boko Haram gunmen, on Wednesday, on a road outside a village in Borno State, local sources said. A large group of Boko Haram gunmen fleeing a military offensive on their camp in Nganzai district opened fire on four cars just outside Jingalta village, 70 kilometres (45 miles) north… Read More 20 dead as fleeing terrorists open fire on vehicles in Maiduguri

FBI agent indicted in case of drug trafficking and alleged theft

For two years, investigators decoded text messages, conducted surveillance and leaned on informants to unravel a drug trafficking network that allegedly distributed heroin and methamphetamine in a city park and California prisons. The painstaking work resulted in a sweeping federal indictment of 52 alleged members and associates of a Southern California street gang with ties… Read More FBI agent indicted in case of drug trafficking and alleged theft

Norwegian hiker discovers 1,200 year old Viking sword

A hiker in Norway recently stumbled across a 1,200 year-old Viking sword while walking an ancient route. The find, which dates from approximately 750 AD and is in exceptionally good condition, was announced by Hordaland County Council. County Conservator Per Morten Ekerhovd described the discovery as “quite extraordinary.” “It’s quite unusual to find remnants from… Read More Norwegian hiker discovers 1,200 year old Viking sword

CIA’s chief personal info published on WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks on Wednesday published personal information of CIA Director John Brennan after a brazen hack attack of the top spy’s personal email account. Though all of the documents predate Brennan’s time in the Obama administration and reveal no classified data, information such as Social Security numbers, passport numbers and addresses of his family and associates… Read More CIA’s chief personal info published on WikiLeaks

Several hostages rescued as US-Iraq forces conduct raid in Iraq

About 70 hostages, including more than 20 members of the Iraqi Security Forces, were liberated in the operation, which involved U.S. special operations troops as well as Kurdish and Iraqi forces, U.S. officials said. An American was killed in an operation involving the U.S. military to rescue dozens of hostages who “faced imminent mass execution”… Read More Several hostages rescued as US-Iraq forces conduct raid in Iraq

Two Chinese diplomats killed in Philippines

Two Chinese diplomats are suspects in the shooting deaths of two of their colleagues at a restaurant in the Philippines, authorities said. Gunshots rang out on Wednesday at a restaurant in Cebu City where a group of Chinese diplomats were having lunch, Col. Romeo Santander, superintendent of Cebu Police City Intelligence Branch said. Two employees… Read More Two Chinese diplomats killed in Philippines