‘Targeted killings necessary … just don’t tell anyone’, say French leftist candidates

‘Targeted killings necessary … just don’t tell anyone’, say French leftist candidates

The targeted killing of terrorists abroad is justified to protect national security, most candidates in Thursday’s left-wing primary debate for the French presidency agreed. However, most also argued that the public should not be told about it. “We are at war, we must protect the French people,” said former prime minister Manuel Valls at the […]

Bangladeshis behind restaurant killings, international link probed

Bangladeshis behind restaurant killings, international link probed

Seven militants who killed 20 people at a restaurant in Dhaka were local Bangladeshis and authorities had tried before to arrest five of them, police said, as investigators probed for possible links with international Islamist extremist groups. The gunmen stormed the upmarket restaurant in the diplomatic zone late on Friday, before killing 20 hostages, including […]