Barcelona terror attack driver shot dead with ‘explosive belt’ strapped to waist

Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, is believed to be the driver who ploughed a rented white van down the popular tourist promenade of Las Ramblas in central Barcelona on Thursday afternoon.

Because you cut our staff, we’re suspending visas, U.S. tells Russia

The United States said Monday it has been forced to suspend nonimmigrant visas in Russia because President Vladimir Putin ordered it to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff.

Imam accused of masterminding Barcelona attacks led “normal” life

When Abdelbaki Es Satty came to Ripoll, a small town of 10,000 people in Catalonia’s Girona province, around 100 kilometers north of Barcelona, in 2015, Muslims here were grateful.

Saudi Twitter users urged to expose Qatar sympathisers

Saudis have been told to expose the names and identities of anyone showing sympathy with Qatar on Twitter, with a senior Saudi official vowing to "follow" every name reported via the social media site.

Hero police officer who gunned down Cambrils terrorists is former special forces soldier

The hero police officer who shot dead four terrorists as they attacked innocent civilians with knives and an axe, is a former special forces soldier who was working overtime, it has emerged.

Women in Ismaili Muslim sect say they have had FGM in Canada | Toronto...

Women from a small sect of Ismaili Muslims called the Dawoodi Bohras have reported that female genital mutilation has been performed on them in Canada, a study given to the federal government reveals.

Submarine owner says journalist died in accident, and he buried her at sea

Peter Madsen says journalist Kim Wall died in accident on submarine, buried at sea

Toronto man who disappeared 3 years ago surfaces on Interpol list of feared ISIS...

A Toronto man is named on an Interpol list of individuals suspected to belong to an ISIS suicide brigade, according to a Canadian expert on radicalization and foreign fighters.

Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides, officials say

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as hospital officials announced the toll had risen to nearly 500 bodies collected.

Rare antelopes give birth to four calves

Global efforts towards the survival of a critically endangered antelope, have received a boost following four births at the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy in recent weeks.

Breitbart red-faced after mistaking German footballer Lukas Podolski for human trafficker | News |...

Ultra-right wing news site Breitbart landed itself in hot water on Sunday after it was found to have posted an article about human traffickers in Spain with a picture of World Cup champion Lukas Podolski.

Diplomatic immunity for Grace Mugabe was warranted, says Nkoana-Mashabane

  This after the department issued a statement, announcing that Mugabe’s diplomatic immunity was warranted.

Imam at centre of Spain terror cell had links with Madrid bombers

The imam believed to be the ringleader of the Spain attackers had links with the 2004 Madrid bombers and recently travelled to Belgium, it has emerged.

‘Quiet’ cop shot four terrorists

The policeman, who has not been named for security reasons, had served with the Spanish Legion, a crack infantry unit of the Spanish army.

Evidence for long distance Neolithic trading network in Vietnam uncovered

A team of archaeologists from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered a vast trading network which operated in Vietnam from around 4,500 years ago up until around 3,000 years ago.

India’s Bihar state reels under unprecedented flooding

Residents in the Indian state of Bihar are struggling to recover from the devastation caused by floods and landslides that have killed more than 250 people, destroyed crops and swept away houses and roads.

Israeli teens attack IDF soldiers for looking Arab, one arrested

Police caught and arrested an Israeli teenager suspected of taking part in an assault against two off-duty soldiers and a teenage civilian Friday night in a public park in Pardes Hanna — reportedly because they mistook them for being Arab.

PressTV-700 die, 1mn displaced in South Asia floods

The confirmed death toll passed 700 and more than a million were driven from their homes as large swathes of South Asia reeled under monsoon floods Sunday, officials said.