Suspected key role player in Paris and Brussels terror attacks arrested

A key suspect in the November Islamic State attacks in Paris, Mohamed Abrini, has been arrested in Brussels, Belgium’s public broadcasters said on Friday. He is also suspected of being involved in last month’s Brussels’ bombings.. Public prosecutors confirmed in a brief statement only that police had made several arrests related to the Brussels attacks.… Read More Suspected key role player in Paris and Brussels terror attacks arrested

UK police busts cannabis factory, seizes £170,000 worth

Two men have been jailed for running a cannabis factory in an abandoned nightclub opposite a police station. Elidon Leka, 26, and Blerim Daci, 28, had around 60 cannabis plants growing inside the derelict Alley Cats and Basement nightclub in Carshalton Road, Sutton. Police found the haul – with a street value of around £170,000… Read More UK police busts cannabis factory, seizes £170,000 worth

U.S. DEA considers declassifying marijuana from dangerous category

The Drug Enforcement Administration said it could decide whether marijuana should remain classified at the same level as LSD and heroin in “the first half of 2016”. The agency slipped this news into a letter to the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, who with seven other senators, had asked for more information on marijuana’s scheduling and… Read More U.S. DEA considers declassifying marijuana from dangerous category

Chad’s President, Idriss Deby vies for fifth term

In the dry searing heat of Chad’s capital N’Djamena, a single face stares out from election campaign billboards, President Idriss Deby’s, though 14 candidates are running in Sunday’s presidential poll. After 26 years at the helm of the vast largely barren nation that is Africa’s fifth biggest, Deby has consolidated his grip on power and… Read More Chad’s President, Idriss Deby vies for fifth term

Seven dead, 15 injured as two armoured personnel carriers explode in Sinai peninsula

At least five Egyptian soldiers, a military officer and a civilian woman were killed, and 15 injured, on Thursday in the Sinai peninsula, after armored personnel carriers exploded in two separate incidents, security and medical sources said. Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attacks on several websites. Several explosive devices were planted on the… Read More Seven dead, 15 injured as two armoured personnel carriers explode in Sinai peninsula