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November 15, 2015   Hi Guys,   Please convey this to the President.   After Paris, there have been calls for changing our policy in dealing with ISIS.  I think Obama policy has been fine and we need patience.  Let the talks about Syria bear fruit and that will help start stabilizing the situation.   […]

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By David A. Bell The recent terrorist attacks are sadly only the latest bloodletting in the French capital’s long and brutal history. Here fell, for the liberation of Paris, on Aug. 22, 1944, André Gardelle, 21 years old.” “Here fell, for the liberation of Paris, on Aug. 28, 1944, Roger Lambert, 19 years old.” “Here […]

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Islamic State warned in a new video on Monday that countries taking part in air strikes against Syria would suffer the same fate as France, and threatened to attack in Washington. The video, which appeared on a site used by Islamic State to post its messages, begins with news footage of the aftermath of Friday’s […]

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French warplanes pounded Islamic State positions in Syria on Sunday as police in Europe widened their investigations into coordinated attacks in Paris that killed more than 130 people. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Friday’s suicide bombings and shootings, which have re-ignited a row over Europe’s refugee crisis and drawn calls to block a huge […]

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The holder of a Syrian passport found near the body of one of the gunmen who died in Friday night’s attacks in Paris was registered as a refugee in several European countries last month, authorities said. The man, identified by Serbian authorities only by his initials AA, came into Europe through the Greek island of Leros, where […]

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The death toll from a landslide that buried homes in eastern China has risen to 16 people with 21 others still missing, a local government said Sunday. A torrent of mud and rocks unleashed by heavy rains buried nearly 30 homes in a village in Zhejiang province on Friday night. Four people had previously been […]

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White House hopeful Hillary Clinton called for global unity to crush the Islamic State group, as the carnage in Paris took center stage at Saturday’s Democratic presidential debate. The three candidates began their debate with a moment of silence for the victims in France, bringing Friday’s horrific attacks an ocean away to the forefront of […]

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The Bangladesh embassy in Paris has set up hotlines for Bangladeshis after the deadly terrorist attacks in the French capital. Bangladeshis can call at an embassy number +33146519033. They can also contact TM Reza at +33 651360 22 and Wahid Var Taher at +33614497095, the foreign ministry has said. At least 127 people were killed […]

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Islamic State jihadists on Saturday claimed a series of coordinated attacks by suicide bombers and gunmen in Paris that killed at least 128 people at a concert hall, restaurants and the national sports stadium. French President Francois Hollande also blamed the Islamic extremist group and called the coordinated assault on Friday night at six different […]

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The Paris area reeled Friday night from a shooting rampage, explosions and mass hostage-taking that President François Hollande called an unprecedented terrorist attack on France. He announced sharply increased border controls and mobilized the military in a national emergency. French television and news services quoted the police as saying around 100 people had been killed […]

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Four South Asian countries — Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) — are planning to launch a new passenger bus and cargo service soon, announced Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali. This network aims to have a huge positive economic impact on the four countries. “Under the BBIN Motor Vehicle Agreement, new passenger bus and cargo […]

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Anish Kapoor Narendra Modi is clamping down on tolerance and freedom of expression. In Britain we have a responsibility to speak out against it. The Hindu god Vishnu has several incarnations, many of them human. The latest of these appears to be Narendra Modi. All over India there are images of the man, right arm […]

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