Australian police arrest 3 for plotting IS-styled terror attack

  Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Three men were arrested in Australia Tuesday, suspected of plotting an Islamic State-inspired terror attack, authorities said. Brothers Ertunc Eriklioglu, 30, and Samed Eriklioglu, 26, and acquaintance Hanifi Halis, 21, were arrested in raids at different locations and charged in Melbourne Magistrates' Court Tuesday afternoon on one count of preparing [...]

2018-11-20T16:20:29+00:00November 20th, 2018|

Woman blows herself up in………

ByAllen Cone Near a police checkpoint on the outskirts of Grozny, the capital of Russia's Chechnya region, An unidentified woman blew herself up Saturday, an official said. Google Maps screenshot Nov. 17 (UPI) -- An unidentified woman blew herself up Saturday near a police checkpoint on the outskirts of Grozny, the capital of Russia's Chechnya [...]

2018-11-18T17:38:08+00:00November 18th, 2018|

French protester run over, killed during anti-fuel tax blockade

People wearing yellow vests gather in Antibes, southern France, as they try to block roads and cause traffic chaos as part of a nationwide protest against fuel taxes. One female protester was killed when she was run over by a car in Pont-de-Beauvoisin, in the southeastern Savoie region. Photo by Sebastien Nogier/EPA Nov. 17 (UPI) [...]

2018-11-17T19:21:53+00:00November 17th, 2018|

North Korea says it will deport U.S. citizen, detained for illegal entry

North Korean residents take a look at the Chinese side of the North Korea-China border aboard a pleasure boat on the Yalu River, in the northeastern border city of Dandong, China, on March 8, 2016. Photo by Yonhap/EPA SEOUL, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- North Korea's state media said Friday that the country will deport a [...]

2018-11-16T17:31:53+00:00November 16th, 2018|

Saudi prosecutors indict 11 in slaying of reporter Jamal Khashoggi

Protesters demonstrate at the White House on October 19 to call attention to the abduction and death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Five of nearly a dozen suspects charged in the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi face the death penalty, Saudi prosecutors announced Thursday. The state-run [...]

2018-11-15T14:03:21+00:00November 15th, 2018|

Calgary voters reject plan to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Ted-Jan Bloemen of Canada celebrates with a national flag February 15 after setting an Olympic record to win the gold medal in the men's 10,000m speed skating at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung, South Korea, during the 2018 Winter Games. Photo by Andrew Wong/UPI | License Photo Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Residents of Calgary voted Tuesday to [...]

2018-11-14T17:42:37+00:00November 14th, 2018|

China bans North Korea financial transactions

Trade between China and North Korea has "decreased significantly" since July and August, multiple sources say. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | License Photo Nov. 13 (UPI) -- China is enforcing secondary North Korea sanctions that impact domestic firms as North Korea faces a long hard winter, according to a South Korean press report. Financial transactions that involve funds [...]

2018-11-13T15:30:04+00:00November 13th, 2018|

North Korea ‘ghost ships’ turn up in record numbers near …..

North Korean fishing boats continue to turn up near Japan's Hokkaido Island. North Korean fishermen are required to fulfill state quotas for seafood production. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | License Photo Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A record number of North Korean "ghost ships" have been identified near the coast of Japan in 2018, according to Tokyo's [...]

2018-11-12T17:15:34+00:00November 12th, 2018|

Dubai police training to ride drone-like ‘hoverbikes’

By Ben Hooper  (0) Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Dubai police confirmed officers are being trained to ride drone-like "hover bikes" so they can be used in the future to access difficult to reach areas. The department is training officers on Hoversurf's electric vertical take-off and landing, or eVTOL, vehicle after receiving the first serial production unit of [...]

2018-11-11T20:27:05+00:00November 11th, 2018|

DR Congo Ebola outbreak kills 200

By Danielle Haynes  (0) Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo said that though progress has been made in fighting the current Ebola virus outbreak, security problems are challenging. File Photo by Louis Annaud/MSF/EPA-EFE Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The Democratic Republic of Congo Health Ministry said Sunday more than 200 people have died from the [...]

2018-11-11T20:09:22+00:00November 11th, 2018|