Unidentified assailants killed a Buddhist monk by slitting his throat at Baishari union in Bandarban’s Naikhyangchhari upazila early on Friday. Maung Shue U, son of late Aungthoai Chak, was found dead inside Chakpara temple, police reported. This is the latest in a spate of attacks on minorities in different parts of the country. In February,… Read More Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh
Over 50 people across Bangladesh have died after being struck by lightning in the past two days, police reported. Many of the dead were farmers who were killed as they worked in their paddy fields. Bangladesh is prone to electrical storms but this year they have been particularly severe. Experts suggest a general rise in… Read More Fifty struck to death by lightning in Bangladesh
U.S. military officials are closely watching social media and news reports that say ISIS believes it may soon come under siege in Raqqa, Syria, its self-declared capital. “We have seen this declaration of emergency in Raqqa, whatever that means,” Col. Steve Warren, the spokesman for the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition, told reporters on Friday. “We know… Read More Islamic State (ISIS) declare state of emergency
Samantha Broberg, 33, was reported missing from the Carnival Liberty cruise ship on Friday morning, a Coast Guard reported. An air search continued on Saturday for the missing cruise ship passenger which may have gone overboard in the Gulf of Mexico. The Coast Guard said it’s launching aircraft from Mobile, Alabama, and Corpus Christi, Texas.… Read More Cruise passenger ship goes missing on Gulf of Mexico
The country, Nigeria is blessed with a political history that outspans her colonization by the British Empire. With a political history that outdates her invasion, it would be assumed that Nigeria would indeed be the political giant of the continent Africa. The invasion of the then tribes, which constitutes today’s Nigeria, met well constructed and… Read More Nigeria under APC: Change or Chains?
Shooting and bomb attacks claimed by Islamic State (ISIS) killed at least 16 people in northern Iraq on Friday, days after Islamic State’s deadliest blasts so far this year in the capital stirred public criticism of government security measures. Three gunmen opened fire with machine guns around midnight at a cafe in the predominately Shi’ite… Read More Sixteen dead as ISIS militants attack northern Iraq
Top Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine was killed in an Israeli strike in Syria this week, the Lebanese Shia group has said. “He took part in most of the operations of the Islamic resistance since 1982,” Hezbollah said in a statement on Friday, announcing his death and describing him as a “great jihadi leader”. Badreddine, 55,… Read More Hezbollah top commander, Mustafa Badreddine killed