UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia, embassy confirms – CBC.ca

UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia, embassy confirms – CBC.ca

The man who killed four people outside Britain’s Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Middle Eastern country’s embassy said. A Saudi Embassy statement released late Friday said that Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009. […]

Sylhet blasts kill four amid Bangladesh militant raid

Sylhet blasts kill four amid Bangladesh militant raid

Image copyright AFP Image caption Security forces have been exchanging gunfire with a group of suspected militants holed up in an apartment building in Sylhet Four people, including a police officer and one apparent attacker, have been killed in twin bombings in north-eastern Bangladesh, officials say. The blasts in Sylhet occurred near an apartment building […]

Thousands flee Mosul over fear of air strikes

Thousands of Iraqi civilians are trying to flee west Mosul as the fight against so-called Islamic State continues. However, eyewitnesses say that many Iraqi civilians have been caught up and killed in the air strikes. Jeremy Bowen reports. Thousands flee Mosul over fear of air strikes

Players are taking the lead for Tennessee football – Knoxville News Sentinel

Players are taking the lead for Tennessee football – Knoxville News Sentinel

CLOSE x Embed x Share VIDEOS: TENNESSEE VOLS FOOTBALL 2017Darrin Kirkland Jr. meets with the media | 2:00 Tennessee junior linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. met with the media on Thursday after practice. Rhiannon Potkey/News Sentinel CLOSE x Embed x Share VIDEOS: TENNESSEE VOLS FOOTBALL 2017Todd Kelly Jr.: “Everyone wants to get better. ” | 1:27 […]

Laptop ban ‘mystery’: Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

Laptop ban ‘mystery’: Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger than a smartphone, left airlines scrambling and travelers confused about […]

Battle for Mosul: US investigating deadly air strike

Media captionThousands of civilians flee Mosul fearing being caught up in airstrikes The US military has acknowledged that aircraft of the coalition fighting so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq hit a location in west Mosul where dozens of civilians were reportedly killed. It says an investigation is under way. Meanwhile, thousands of residents have fled […]

EU summit: Leaders stress unity on Rome anniversary

EU summit: Leaders stress unity on Rome anniversary

Image copyright EPA Image caption Angela Merkel was among the 27 EU leaders to sign the declaration European Union leaders have stressed the need for unity at a celebration in the Italian capital marking 60 years since the Treaty of Rome was signed. Twenty-seven European Union countries, not including the UK, signed a new declaration […]