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Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – president

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – president

The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been arrested after his scandalous prison break last year, the Mexican president announced via his Twitter. “Mission completed: we’ve got him. I’d like to inform the Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been detained,” Enrique Pena Nieto wrote. Five people were killed and one marine was […]

‘Commercial scale’ oil smuggling into Turkey becomes priority target of anti-ISIS strikes

‘Commercial scale’ oil smuggling into Turkey becomes priority target of anti-ISIS strikes

Islamic State’s daring and impudent oil smuggling into Turkey should become a high-priority target in order to cripple the terrorist group, President Putin said, backed by French President Francois Hollande. Both agree that the source of terrorist financing must be hit first and foremost. Commercial-scale oil smuggling from Islamic State controlled territory into Turkey must […]

‘ISIS branch’ seeking to produce chemical weapons – Iraq and US intel

‘ISIS branch’ seeking to produce chemical weapons – Iraq and US intel

Islamic State has a branch devoted to creating chemical weapons, AP reports, citing Iraqi and US officials. Earlier, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls also warned that Islamic State could potentially use chemical or biological weapons in its attacks. A special branch has been set up by Islamic State to develop chemical weapon for the terrorist […]

Suspected mastermind of Paris carnage killed in Saint-Denis police raid – report

Suspected mastermind of Paris carnage killed in Saint-Denis police raid – report

The alleged sponsor and mastermind of the November 13 massacre in Paris, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was killed in a Wednesday raid by French forces in the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis, a media report suggests. Abaaoud, who was the primary target of the special operation was killed, the Washington Post reported, citing two senior European intelligence officials. According […]

Koreas ‘on brink of war’: Pyongyang marshals troops after exchange of fire

Koreas ‘on brink of war’: Pyongyang marshals troops after exchange of fire

The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has placed the country’s troops on high alert, threatening “indiscriminate strikes” if South Korea doesn’t stop its propaganda broadcasts over the border by Saturday evening. During an emergency meeting of the North Korean central military commission, Kin Jong-un reportedly ordered the North’s army to be “fully operational and ready […]

Two trains collide in South Africa, over 100 injured

Two trains collide in South Africa, over 100 injured

More than 100 people have been injured from the collision of two trains near South Africa’s Johannesburg on Friday. There yet have been no confirmed fatalities reported. One of the trains derailed as result of the collision that took place between Booysens and Crown Mines stations, according to a local paramedic service. “It is believed […]

Computer glitch shuts down trading on New York Stock Exchange

Computer glitch shuts down trading on New York Stock Exchange

Trading on the New York Stock Exchange floor was halted for nearly four hours. The stoppage shortly after 11:30 a.m. local time Wednesday, with all screens displaying a “No quotation” message, according to eyewitnesses. Trading resumed around 3:10 p.m. “We’re currently experiencing a technical issue that we’re working to resolve as quickly as possible. We […]

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