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Islamic State executes 100 foreign fighters who tried to flee: Report

Dec 21, 2014

Islamic State executes 100 foreign fighters who tried to flee: Report

An activist opposed to Islamic State and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said he had "verified 100 executions" of foreign Islamic State fighters trying to leave the jihadi group's de facto capital. #India #Terrorism #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Iraq #Malaysia #Jihadists #islamic-state #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi #Bassar al-Assad #Caliphate #Islamic caliphate #recruiting #Islamic State recruits
North Korea proposes joint probe with US into Sony cyber attack

Dec 21, 2014

North Korea proposes joint probe with US into Sony cyber attack

An unnamed spokesman of the North's foreign ministry said there would be "grave consequences" if Washington refused to agree to the joint probe and continued to accuse the North, the official KCNA news agency reported. #Sony #US #NewsTracker #hackers #North Korea #James Franco #Sanctions #Kim Jong-un #cyber security #DPRK #Diplomatic Relations #The Interview #Seth Rogen #US sanctions North Korea #Sony Hack Attack
Will put 'wings on pigs': Gunman wrote angry posts on Instagram before NYC policemen shooting

Dec 21, 2014

Will put 'wings on pigs': Gunman wrote angry posts on Instagram before NYC policemen shooting

A block from the shooting site, a line of about eight police officers stood with a German shepherd blocking the taped-off street. #United States #US #New York City #NewsTracker #NYPD #New York Police #World News #NYC #police officers #anti-police
Suspect shoots self after killing 2 NYC police officers in an ambush shooting

Dec 21, 2014

Suspect shoots self after killing 2 NYC police officers in an ambush shooting

The two New York City police officers who were ambushed and shot to death in their vehicle Saturday were "quite simply, assassinated," and the suspect had made Instagram posts that were very anti-police. #United States #US #New York City #NewsTracker #NYPD #New York Police #World News #NYC #police officers #anti-police
No justification for murder of two NYC policemen, says Obama

Dec 21, 2014

No justification for murder of two NYC policemen, says Obama

President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York. #United States #Obama #Barack Obama #US #New York City #NewsTracker #New York Police #NYC
North Korea denies hand in Sony hacking as US cries foul

Dec 21, 2014

North Korea denies hand in Sony hacking as US cries foul

US experts say Obama's options could include cyber retaliation, financial sanctions, criminal indictments against individuals implicated in the attack or even a boost in US military support to South Korea. #Sony #US #NewsTracker #hackers #North Korea #James Franco #Sanctions #Kim Jong-un #cyber security #DPRK #Diplomatic Relations #The Interview #Seth Rogen #US sanctions North Korea #Sony Hack Attack
Iraq: On Mount Sinjar, Yazidis cheer on Kurds for breaking Islamic State siege

Dec 21, 2014

Iraq: On Mount Sinjar, Yazidis cheer on Kurds for breaking Islamic State siege

It was the plight of those trapped on the mountain, together with Islamic State's advance towards the Kurdish capital Arbil, that prompted US President Barack Obama to order air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq in August. #Terrorism #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Iraq #Kurds #Jihadists #Mosul #islamic-state #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi #Bassar al-Assad #Caliphate #Islamic caliphate #Yazidis #Mount Sinjar #Kurdish Peshmerga
Devyani Khobragade faces action over children's passport, says she won't quit

Dec 21, 2014

Devyani Khobragade faces action over children's passport, says she won't quit

Even as the government took a disciplinary as well as an administrative action of "compulsory wait" against diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who had hit the headlines last year after she was arrested in the US in a visa fraud case, she has maintained that she was not going to quit from her post. #US #TheySaidIt #Visa #passport #MEA #diplomat #Devyani Khobragade
Raul Castro praises US-Cuba thaw, but says won't change political system

Dec 21, 2014

Raul Castro praises US-Cuba thaw, but says won't change political system

Raul Castro said he was ready to discuss any topic with Washington after the historic bilateral rapprochement, but warned not to expect political change. #World #Barack Obama #US #TheySaidIt #Washington #Cuba #Raul Castro #US President #Cuban President