David Rising, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 10:17am
Migrants and their homes in Germany faced more than 3,500 attacks in 2016, a number that is "alarmingly high and cause for concern," a German official said Monday, while adding that the crimes are being aggressively prosecuted and the numbers of such attacks are now falling.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 10:06am
Iraqi forces reached one of Mosul's five destroyed bridges on Monday as they pushed deeper into the western half of Iraq's second largest city, driving Islamic State militants back with the help of U.S.-led airstrikes.
Ashraf Sweilam, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 9:06am
In the past three days, Islamic State militants in Egypt's volatile northern Sinai region abducted four men accused of collaborating with the government, three of them during a brazen raid in the middle of a public market. Two of the men have been found slain while the others remain missing; Egyptian officials say that one of the slain men had his eyes plucked out and was set on fire before being shot to death.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 8:58am
Abu Sayyaf extremists in the Philippines released a video showing the beheading of a German hostage in the first sign the brutal Filipino militants carried out a threat to kill him after a ransom deadline lapsed over the weekend.
A prosecutor in Istanbul launched an investigation Monday into the possible existence of a clique within the Turkish military capable of "obstructing" the government, the state-run news agency reported.
Eric Talmadge, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 7:37am
Malaysian police investigating the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother believe they know somebody who might help them solve one of the most bizarre murder mysteries they have ever faced. They know his name, his nationality and have a pretty good idea where he's holed up.