ISIS chief in critical condition after being poisoned

According to the latest update, ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s condition is ‘critical’ after his food was poisoned by an assassin. Meals prepared for Baghdadi and three other commanders of the terrorist organisation were allegedly poisoned in Nineveh’s Be’aaj district, the Daily Mail reported on Monday. All four senior militants[Read More…]

London couple admits funding nephew working for IS

A married couple from London have admitted providing funding for their nephew who was fighting in Syria with militants from the Islamic State. Mohammed and Nazimabee Golamaully pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey court to transferring 219 pounds to Zafirr Golamaully, who had travelled from his home in Mauritius to[Read More…]

Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize in medicine for work on autophagy

The Nobel prize in medicine has been awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries on how the body’s cells detoxify and repair themselves. The Japanese cell biologist will receive the prestigious 8m Swedish kronor (£718,000) award for “mechanisms for autophagy”. Autophagy is essentially the body’s internal recycling program – scrap[Read More…]

Afghanistan’s Kunduz attacked by Taliban

The Afghan city of Kunduz has come under attack from the Taliban. A coordinated assault has been launched from four directions and they have gained entry into the city, according to the latest update by Reuters. Sheer Ali Kamal, commander of the 808 Tandar police zone in Kunduz, said, “We[Read More…]

Philippines President Duterte likens himself to Hitler

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Friday and said he would ‘be happy’ to exterminate three million drug users and peddlers in the country. “Hitler massacred three million Jews. Now there is three million, what is it, three million drug addicts (in[Read More…]

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