Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, in which 290 people were killed and nearly 500 wounded.
Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and four hotels killed 138 people and wounded more than 400, hospital and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.
The U.S. and the Taliban are negotiating Afghanistan’s future without input from Afghanistan’s government. How is that supposed to work?
The FBI has obtained intelligence information indicating a Russian ultra-nationalist group linked to bombings in Sweden and subversion in Ukraine offered paramilitary training to U.S. alt-right, neo-Nazi activists.
No one knows for sure what will happen in the Middle East over the next several months, but there are enough signs to suggest that history is about to rhyme.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) pushed back against those offering wishes of support for New Zealand as it reels from a terror attack Friday.
WELLINGTON/CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 40 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country’s worst ever mass shooting, which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism.
It is shameful and strategically incompetent not to ban Hezbollah in its entirety. And it is the height of folly to continue supporting the Lebanese military when it collaborates so closely with Hezbollah.
The key question now is whether India and Pakistan will take further military action and escalate the crisis, or whether leaders will seek to restore calm.