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August 4, 2017 10:11 AM Terror attacks likely in Ghana – UK warns its citizens

The United Kingdom has added to Ghana’s terrorism concerns with travel advice on its website indicating that “terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Ghana.” The UK said possible attacks are likely to occur in places visited by foreigners. The UK acknowledged this but says on its website that “while there have been no recent attacks in Ghana 52

August 3, 2017 11:16 PM Muslim pilgrims in Africa start journey to Saudi Arabia for Hajj 2017

Millions of Muslims worldwide are heading to the Islamic holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage. The Saudi Arabia government has increased the quota of pilgrims from all the 178 registered countries with 950,000 pilgrims expected to arrive at Jeddah, 750,000 at Madinah and 100,000 by land and sea. Last year, 1,325,372 foreign 79

August 3, 2017 2:25 PM Gyan meets 11-year-old Syrian refugee who lost 8 friends in bomb attack

Black Stars Gyan meets 11-year-old Syrian refugee who lost 8 friends in bomb attack Gyan went to a barbering shop in Turkey to shave his hair and a conversation with the workers developed into an emotional one after an 11-year-old Hussein who works at the barbering shop disclosed to him how he lost eight friends including his best pal, Mohammed when playing 17

August 3, 2017 2:25 PM Gyan meets 11-year-old who lost 8 friends in bomb attack

A walk to the barber's shop for new Kayserispor recruit Asamoah Gyan turned emotional for the Ghana captain. Barbering talk soon developed between the two and later zoomed to the 11-year-old story of survival in war-torn Syria. Hussein as he is known used to live in Mosul, Syria with his family of eight but relocated to Turkey after a bomb attack in their 12

August 1, 2017 5:07 PM Secret cables reveal US efforts to prevent 2007 Hamas takeover of West Bank

Memos show US Security Coordinator had less funding than Iranian and Qatari support for Hamas in 2007. It has been just over 10 years since Hamas took over the Gaza Strip. The Office of the US Security Coordinator (USSC), established in 2005, played a key role in preventing the chaos there from spreading, yet key aspects of how it achieved that have gone unreported 48

August 1, 2017 1:07 PM Venezuela takes 2 political prisoners who were under house arrest into custody

Venezuelan state security agents barged into the homes of two political prisoners under house arrest in the middle of the night Tuesday and took them into custody, the first retaliation President Nicolás Maduro against his opponents following a violence-marred vote widely seen as fraudulent. Leopoldo López, the South American country’s most high-profile 32

July 31, 2017 11:43 PM ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul

KABUL: Militant group Islamic State on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the main gate, allowing gunmen to enter the building and battle security forces. The assault comes a week after 35 people were killed in a Taliban attack on government workers in the Afghan 14

July 31, 2017 11:41 PM President Trump silent on Russia after Putin announced expulsion of U.S. diplomats

President Trump said nothing Monday in response to Russia’s planned expulsion of hundreds of American diplomats, announced over the weekend by President Vladi­mir Putin. “Right now we’re reviewing our options, and when we have something to say on it, we’ll let you know,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday after Trump’s silence 23

July 31, 2017 12:01 AM Claims Australian terror plot ‘involved gas attack on plane’

Police foil plot to 'bring down plane': PM1:59 Arrests in Sydney after anti-terror raids foiled a plot that reportedly involved blowing up an aircraft. A family of suspected Islamist ­extremists allegedly plotted to bring down an Australian commercial jet by gassing the passengers. Picture: Supplied. DETAILS are still emerging about the alleged terror 51

July 30, 2017 8:11 AM Australia thwarts 'Islamic-inspired' plane attack plot

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Security has been tightened at Australian airports after police foiled "Islamic-inspired" plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in which four men were arrested, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said on Sunday. The increased security presence caused minor delays for some air transport operators on Sunday 24