Amid growing public pressure, North Rhine Westphalia's Interior Minister Ralf Jager announced Friday that he removed Cologne's police department chief, Wolfgang Albers, from office. German Interior Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate said Friday that the federal police have so far identified 31 suspects. More than 120 women have come forward to file criminal complaints of sexual assault and robbery during festivities in Cologne , authorities said, including two accounts of rape, and ...
Kim Jong-un's secretive state said it successfully tested a miniaturised hydrogen bomb, a move that would be a significant advancement of its nuclear armoury, but experts have cast doubt on the claims. Security Council held an emergency session and pledged to swiftly pursue new sanctions against North Korea, saying its test was a "clear violation" of previous U.N.
Chandigarh/Pathankot: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the Pathankot air base, which was attacked by suspected Pakistani terrorists on January 2, on Saturday, police sources said. Poe said the deadly terror attack on the Pathankot air base was a reminder that India faces the same threat of radical Islamic terrorism. Asked if there was any time-frame within which Pakistan should take action, he said, "We are not imposing any deadline".
A hotel worker told the newspaper that at least two tourists had been injured . Thursday's shooting took place at the Three Pyramids Hotel, on a road leading to the Giza pyramids southwest of the capital. Meanwhile, the "Sinai Province" of the Islamic State also claimed responsibility for the sabotage of the gas pipeline running to Jordan. Friday's attack comes just a day after an Islamic State-claimed attack on Israeli tourists in Cairo .
However, an internal police report widely published in German media Thursday indicated strongly that police were overwhelmed and described how women had to run through mobs of drunken men outside Cologne's main train station. "Once you let migrants in, you can face such problems", he told reporters, adding that Slovakia must "prevent women from being molested in public places".
The ministry said that protesters aligned with the Muslim Brotherhood opened fire at and shot fireworks towards a tour bus and the hotel. The BBC's Sally Nabil in Cairo says Hurghada remains on high alert with all roads in and out closed off.