Nice attack: How solid are alleged IS group links?

Nice attack: How solid are alleged IS group links?

Two days after the IS group said one of its “soldiers” carried out the Nice attack, France says the suspect was radicalised, but that no direct links to the group have been found. How direct do such links need to be before the group claims ownership? On Thursday, Lahouaiej-Bouhlel killed 84 people and wounded nearly […]

Orlando killer had no links to IS: CIA chief

Orlando killer had no links to IS: CIA chief

    WASHINGTON: CIA chief John Brennan has told the Senate intelligence committee that his agency found no evidence of a connection between Omar Mateen and the militant Islamic State (IS) group. Mateen, who killed 49 people when he raided a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday, stated allegiance to the militant group minutes before […]

French study links climate change to June flooding

French study links climate change to June flooding

 Torrential rains which caused flooding in France recently bore the unmistakable fingerprint of climate change, according to research to be submitted to a scientific journal next week. Global warming, especially in the last 50 years, had almost doubled the likelihood of the kind of three-day downpour that burst the banks of the Seine and Loire […]