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Obama acknowledges CIA indulged in torture after 9/11 attacks

Aug 02, 2014

Obama acknowledges CIA indulged in torture after 9/11 attacks

US President Barack Obama has acknowledged that the CIA had tortured suspects detained in the immediate aftermath of 11 September terror attacks. #United States #World #Barack Obama #CIA #9/11 attacks
Massive Attack dedicate only Mideast gig to Gaza's children

Jul 31, 2014

Massive Attack dedicate only Mideast gig to Gaza's children

The band accompanied their tracks with a shower of messages flashing on a huge black screen, expressing solidarity with the Palestinians. #World #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Concert #Gaza #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation #Massive attack #Political opinions
Top officials not informed about CIA's interrogation practices Senate report

Jul 31, 2014

Top officials not informed about CIA's interrogation practices Senate report

The still-classified report also says some ambassadors who were informed about interrogations of al-Qaida detainees at so-called black sites in their countries were instructed not to tell their superiors at the State Department #White House #CIA #NewsTracker #Obama administration #US Senate #9/11 attacks #Black Sites #interrogation technique
Preeti Rathi acid attack case Police file draft charges

Jul 30, 2014

Preeti Rathi acid attack case Police file draft charges

The crime branch today filed draft charges against sole accused Ankur Panwar in the Delhi resident Preeti Rathi acid attack case. #NewsTracker #Mumbai Police #Acid attack #Preeti Rathi
India-US to discuss defence deals during Hagel visit

Jul 30, 2014

India-US to discuss defence deals during Hagel visit

The US defence secretary will hold discussions with Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on military ties between the two countries including the military hardware partnership, defence ministry officials said in New Delhi today. #India #ThisisNext #US #Defence #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Chuck Hagel #Apache attack helicopters #Chinook heavylift helicopters

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26/11: A salute to those who stood the line

Nov 26, 2013

26/11: A salute to those who stood the line

It was such valour that came out in those brave people who held the line at the Taj, despite knowing what was in store for them. #India #Mumbai attacks #Terrorism #26/11 #LetterstoFP
Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

May 23, 2013

Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

By repeatedly using the term in news reports, does that make the public's sense of being terrorised worse than the same crime if it was only described as "murder"? #World #ToTheContrary #Terrorism #England #English Defence League #Islamist terror #Woolwich #London beheading #London terror attack

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Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

Aug 01, 2014

Truck arrives late for anthrax attack drill

Good thing it was just a drill. The city had to respond to a massive anthrax “attack” on Friday — but the truck containing instructions and materials was delayed about an hour in a traffic jam...
Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

Aug 02, 2014

Ex-con who posed as cop busted in Brooklyn rape

The cop was fake, but the rape was all too real. A violent sex offender masquerading as one of New York’s Finest was arrested Friday in the rape of a 26-year-old Brooklyn woman, authorities said. Jason Forgetta, 37, is charged with rape, robbery and ...
Was London's brutal attack really terrorism?

Jul 31, 2014

'Sharknado 2' sparks hilarious fan reaction on Twitter

Sharks attacked New York City Wednesday night as celebs and fans took to social media to report on the invasion...
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