Tag Archives: Politics

24Feb/15

France seizes passports of suspected jihadists headed for Syria

French Interior Minister announces seizure of passports of six suspected jihadists, says 40 more seizures are being prepared.

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23Feb/15

Former South African President F.W. de Klerk reflects on his presidency and apartheid in a new documentary film

The new film “The Other Man” explores the personal and professional life of former South African President F.W. de Klerk and his role in ending apartheid.
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23Feb/15

Israel attack victims awarded over $218 mln in PLO trial in NY

Palestinian Authority found liable over attacks in Israel more than a decade ago.
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23Feb/15

Controversial security law amended in Kenya

A Kenyan court throws out parts of an anti-terrorism law seen as stifling the media but leaves a provision allowing police to hold terror suspects for nearly a year without charge.
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23Feb/15

Senior UK lawmakers deny wrongdoing over “cash for access” report

Two former British foreign ministers deny wrongdoing after undercover reporters film them offering their services to a fictitious Chinese company.

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22Feb/15

Turkish army active on Syria border after it evacuates troops guarding mausoleum

Turkish military vehicles are seen on the move in a town on the border with Syria as Ankara announces a successful mission to evacuate Turkish soldiers guarding a mausoleum in Syria.

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22Feb/15

Schoolfriend of missing British ‘Syria’ girls issues ‘come home’ appeal

Britain’s former foreign secretary William Hague said that lessons must be learnt from the case of missing school girls believed to be making their way from England to Syria, but he wouldn’t be drawn on whether Britain’s security services bore any responsibility.

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22Feb/15

Global Islamic Counter-Terrorism Conference opens

The 4 days Global Islamic Counter-Terrorism Conference opens with a message from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman: protect the image of Muslims across the world from the harm caused by terrorism.

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21Feb/15

British police launch appeal to find ‘Syria-bound’ schoolgirls

British police launch an appeal to trace three London schoolgirls who are believed to be making their way to Syria, having flown to Turkey earlier this week.

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17Feb/15

Newspaper tells stories of Palestinians wounded in Israeli-Gaza conflict

A Palestinian charity launches a new newspaper to report on Gazans who were wounded or disabled during the Israeli offensives on the strip.

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