Foreign nationals counted among Istanbul attack victims

Foreign nationals counted among Istanbul attack victims

Foreigners, including many nationals of Arab countries, were among the dead in the New Year shooting rampage at an Istanbul nightclub, officials said on Sunday. A total of 39 people were killed in the assault at the exclusive Reina club on the shores of the Bosphorus and 65 injured, officials said. Here is a breakdown […]

Over two-thirds of foreign IS group recruits are well educated, World Bank finds

Over two-thirds of foreign IS group recruits are well educated, World Bank finds

More than two-thirds of the foreigners seeking to join the Islamic State (IS) group have attended high school or university, according to a new study by the World Bank. Many of the young recruits who travel to Syria or Iraq to join the ranks of the Islamic State (IS) group – also known as ISIS, […]

Two Italians kidnapped in southern Libya, foreign ministry says

Two Italians kidnapped in southern Libya, foreign ministry says

Two Italian citizens and a Canadian have been kidnapped in southern Libya, Italy’s foreign ministry said on Monday. A spokeswoman for the ministry confirmed Italian media reports that the pair had been seized in the desert, but gave no further details. The foreign ministry and its crisis unit were following the situation, the spokeswoman said. […]

Clinton says Trump is threat to US safety

Clinton says Trump is threat to US safety

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton lambasted Donald Trump’s foreign policy platform as “dangerously incoherent” in a speech on Thursday that cast her Republican rival as both a frightening and laughable figure. In remarks that at times resembled a comedy roast, Clinton unleashed a torrent of polished zingers and one-liners to attack Trump’s policies and […]