Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sri Lanka flooding — Nearly half a million people were displaced as death toll hits 122

Sri Lanka stepped up its military-led relief operations Saturday as nearly half a million people were displaced after a monsoon deluge killed at least 122 people and threatened more flooding. Rainfall on Friday triggered the worst flooding and landslides in 14 years in the southern...

UK police release photo of Manchester concert bomber

​British police release photo of Manchester concert bomber, ask public for info.  British police have released surveillance camera images of alleged Manchester concert bomber Salman Abedi taken on the night of the attack. He looks like a regular guy on the street. Wearing jeans, trainers and a...

India reported cases of the Zika virus — WHO

The WHO said that on May 15 India's health ministry reported three confirmed cases from the western state of Gujarat. Cases were detected during testing in February and November last year, while one was detected in January this year, according to the statement, which was...

UN migration agency warns of 10,000 people fleeing west Mosul every day

Citing Iraqi Government figures, the United Nations migration agency today warned that the number of people fleeing West Mosul is soaring – on 18 May, hitting a peak when some 16,100 transited through the Hamam al-Alil screening site – the largest official daily movement...

New Ebola outbreak in Central Africa

Global health officials are monitoring a possible resurgence of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid reports of an outbreak of the feared contagion near the country’s northern border, reported FoxNews on Friday. Public health officials in the DRC have reported at...

Daesh claimed responsibility for Egypt attack killed at least 28 Christians

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the shooting in Egypt which killed at least 28 Coptic Christians.  At least 28 Coptic Christians have been killed and dozens more wounded by armed men who attacked them while they were travelling to a monastery in Egypt’s Minya...

UK PM May says the terror threat level has been reduced from ‘critical’ to ‘severe’

Theresa May says the UK's terror threat level has been reduced from 'critical' to 'severe', Sky News reports on Saturday.  5 days after Manchesterattacks, UK terrorism threat level reduced from critical to severe.  The country should remain vigilant," Theresa May says after UK terror threat level...

New Us-led strike on civilians has reached death toll in 122, in the past 24h

This is the third target for families of members of the “Islamic State”, where this death toll has reached 122 in the past 24 hours, reported the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Saturday, the first day of Ramadan. Warplanes continue to carry out raids...

42 children, among 106 IS family members killed by US-led Coalition strikes on Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Friday, at least 106 persons including 42 children of the “Islamic State” fighters’ families were killed by International Coalition’s warplanes in the largest massacre against the organization’s families in Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned...

Egypt forces strike jihadists after attack on Coptic Christians

Egypt forces hit jihadists after attack on Coptic Christians, says President al-Sisi on Friday. Information was reported by AFP news agency. The bombings were aimed at "terrorist" outposts, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said, adding that any form of state-sponsored terrorism should be punished. Anyone...

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