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November 28, 2018 9:56 PM REVEALED: The most dangerous countries in the world 2018

SYRIA, Afghanistan and Papua New Guinea are among the most dangerous countries in the world, according to the latest travel advice recommendations issued by Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to its citizens. The Government department’s yearly analysis suggest four countries have become more dangerous in the last 12 months, compared with two, including 23

October 11, 2018 9:27 AM MI6 spy ‘among dead shot by Somalia terror firing squad’

Al Shabaab has recruited up to 100 British fanatics during a bloody 12-year war with Somalia's United Nationsbacked government. Among them was Thomas Evans, 25, from Buckingham, who was killed in an offensive against Kenyan government troops. Abdalla, who is in charge of the Jubba area, said that some of those executed had helped guide US drones towards 14

October 10, 2018 11:36 AM Somalia's al-Shabab says it has killed British spy

Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men it accuses of spying - one of them for the UK. According to a jihadi website, he had admitted giving information to British intelligence services about al-Shabab supporters living in the UK. The five men, aged between 22 and 36, were shot dead in a public execution on Tuesday in an area under 10

September 28, 2018 11:54 AM Mass brawl with 100 PUPILS erupts in school after ‘girl’s headscarf ripped off’

A MASS brawl broke out in a Sheffield school after a student allegedly ripped off a girl’s headscarf - sparking violence described by a witness as “like World War 3”. Chaos erupted in Fir Vale School in Sheffield, South Yorkshire on Tuesday, when more than 100 pupils were involved in a riot. Shocking footage shows some 12 students attacking each other 13

August 13, 2018 11:29 AM Italy demands Britain takes in 141 migrants on Gibraltan rescue boat

Italian transport minister Danilo Toninelli refuses the Aquarius permission to dock as charities call on European nations to help. The group was picked up in the Mediterranean Sea by French humanitarian workers on Friday. Italian officials refused them permission, continuing a commitment not to let ships run by humanitarian groups dock there 13

July 31, 2018 3:53 PM France and Spain profit as EU leaders relocate bloc's anti-piracy mission away from UK

SPAIN and France have profited from Brexit after becoming the home of the European Union’s anti-piracy mission Operation Atalanta after member states voted to move its headquarters away from the UK. Brussels has announced the EU NAVFOR Operational Headquarters will be moved from its long-time base on Northwood in North London to the Spanish coastal town of Rota after 39

June 19, 2018 5:44 PM UN say record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide

A record 68.5 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said today. By the end of 2017, the number was nearly three million higher than the previous year and showed a 50-percent increase from the 42.7 million uprooted from their homes a decade ago, according 13

June 9, 2018 2:56 AM US solider KILLED and four injured by al-Qaeda affiliated jihadi MILITANTS in Somalia

THE US military has confirmed that one soldier is dead and four others are wounded after an “enemy attack” by jihadi militants in Somalia, according to a US military statement. A US Africa Commander said US troops with Somalian and Kenyan forces came under mortar and small-arms fire in Jubaland, Somalia on Friday. The statement does not identify the attackers 41

April 6, 2018 12:05 PM 2 car bombs go off in Somalia's capital, 1 near airport

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber has detonated at an army checkpoint on the airport road in Somalia's capital, injuring one soldier. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the bomber apparently was heading to Mogadishu's international airport but was stopped by soldiers. The heavily fortified airport houses embassies and is a major 15

March 31, 2018 1:09 PM Today in History, 1/4

1204 - Death of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France and England, who led troops in the Second Crusade. 1666 - French forces capture St Kitts, Leeward Island, West Indies, from England. 1852 - Second Burmese War breaks out after British ultimatum to King of Burma. 1875 - The Times of London becomes the first newspaper to print a daily weather chart 28