Afghanistan’s capital city has been hit by one of the worst terror attacks in its history as the death toll rises to 90, with over 400 more injured. Kabul’s diplomatic quarter was the target of the bomb that was concealed in a sewage tanker, Afghanistan’s Public Health Ministry has said. The brutal attack is receiving worldwide media
Just the other day I asked a group of friend what they thought the biggest news story of our lifetime was. Almost everyone said 9/11. It’s pretty much impossible to argue that any event has had such a dramatic and profound impact on today’s world as that shocking day. Although half of Americans believe some kind of
Caption Phillips drew international attention on an issue what’s seldom discussed in western media: piracy. I’m not talking about illegally watching movies, but a far more sinister issue that’s plagued the shipping industry for years. Yesterday, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters at a military base in the African nation of Djibouti there that had
Kim Jung-Un’s beaming grin did the rounds last week as everyone’s (least) favourite dictator watched North Korea’s latest missiles and military force parade in front of him. We all know Kim loves a missile. The big question is what sort of arsenal does he have at his disposal? He’s fired several medium-range missiles into the
German citizens of the Third Reich were taking amphetamines and opiates on a national scale. Author Norman Ohler spent years trawling through records of Hitler’s personal physician, Dr. Theo Morell, in preparation for his new book Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich. The records show that the Fuhrer himself received 800 injections over the years.