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France: UN Condemns Terrorist Attack on Crowds Celebrating Bastille Day in Nice

New York, N.Y. Senior officials from across the United Nations family today condemned the deadly attack in Nice, France, calling for stepped up efforts to fight terrorism and violent extremism. Members of the Security Council observe a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the 14 July terrorist attack in Nice, France. UN Photo/Manuel […]

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VIDEO: Suspect Named in Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History

Orlando, FL. A gunman killed 50 people and injured 53 in a crowded gay nightclub in the tourist hub of Orlando, Florida, early on Sunday before being shot dead by police, authorities said, in what appeared the deadliest mass shooting in American history. The shooter was identified as Omar S. Mateen, a man that a […]

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ISIS Forcing Children to Be Killers, Suicide Bombers

Irbil, Iraq. Islamic State (IS) extremists are training Iraqi and Syrian children as young as eight years old to carry out suicide attacks and fight to kill, Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga commanders tell VOA. “There are training centers, more than two or three, big training centers in Mosul,” said General Sirwan Barzani, the Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga […]

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Fears Renewed of Islamic State Attacks in Europe, U.S.

Washington, D.C. Western intelligence agencies are increasingly worried that Islamic State militants will soon find ways to carry out more and increasingly sophisticated attacks on Europe and the United States, using November’s terror attack on Paris as a blueprint. Memorial to victims of the 2010 Moscow Metro bombings. Photo: Wikipedia. “2016 is going to be […]

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U.N. Security Council Calls for Eradicating ISIS Safe Havens

New York, N.Y. The United Nations Security Council this evening called on all countries that can do so to take the war on terrorism to Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria and Iraq and destroy its safe haven, warning that the group intends to mount further terror attacks like those that devastated Paris and Beirut last week. […]

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The Knife May Draw Blood But It Will Never Draw The Truth

The cartoonist will always bring a pen to the knife fight. The knife may draw blood but it will never draw the truth, © Jan Ivarsson 2015. Tweet

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Hollande Calls for Union to Crush Islamic State in Syria

Washington, D.C. France will step up its offensive in Syria, where Friday’s shootings and suicide bombings in Paris had been planned, President Francois Hollande said Monday in a rare address to both houses of France’s parliament. President Francois Hollande. Photo: Wikipedia Commons. Friday’s “acts of war … were decided and planned in Syria, prepared and […]

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U.N., World Condemns ‘Despicable’ Terrorist Attacks in Paris

New York, N.Y. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have condemned the “despicable” terrorist attacks carried out today in various locations in and around Paris, and Mr. Ban has demanded the immediate release of the numerous individuals reportedly being held hostage in the Bataclan theatre. View of Paris, France, from UNESCO headquarters. U.N. […]

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