IS has claimed the execution before of alleged Russian spies. The prisoner identifies himself as Magomed Khasiyev and says he's a Russian national from the Chechen Republic. The city of Raqa, in Syria's northern Raqa province, is a stronghold of the group and its de facto Syrian capital. There was no immediate comment from Russia's foreign ministry.
A statement from Buhari adviser Femi Adesina says: "Had the funds siphoned to these non-performing companies been properly used... thousands of needless Nigerian deaths would have been avoided". Facebook activated its "Safety Check" feature late Tuesday after the Nigerian explosions, to allow users to alert friends and family that they were safe after the bombing.
I see love everywhere I go", Trump told reporters with characteristic bombast in an impromptu press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan. "Probably some of the Black Lives Matter folks called them up and said, 'Oh, you shouldn't be meeting with Trump because he believes all lives matter, '" Trump said Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe", referring to the movement protesting against police brutality and the killing of unarmed African-Americans.
The committee received an official invitation from the North Korean Catholic Association. Hwang traveled to Beijing last week and met with China's Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Affairs Wu Dawei to discuss North Korea. If the DPRK retaliated, no worries: the USA could bolster its forces. While referring to the visit, Pyongyang stated that Kim never feared for the risk, such visits posed to his personal safety, and that he held hands with North Korean soldiers at the truce ...
Though France and the USA share the overriding strategic goal of destroying Islamic State, Washington has been slow to grasp the gravity of the situation in Europe, said Simond de Galbert, a French diplomat who served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
A young mother has died after surviving a horror auto crash when she was returning to the vehicle to retrieve valuables from the wreckage. Another driver later plowed into one of the state police cars on the scene that arrived to assist with the cleanup.