Tuesday, February 20

Day: April 22, 2016

Cash strapped ISIS killing its own fighters so ORGANS can be extracted and sold on the black market
Arab world, ENGLISH

Cash strapped ISIS killing its own fighters so ORGANS can be extracted and sold on the black market

    ISIS has been killing its injured fighters so there organs can be extracted and sold on the black market abroad, it has been claimed. Doctors in Iraq say they have been threatened by fighters to remove the organs from wounded militants. It is believed they then sell the organs abroad to raise money. A report by an unnamed source in the al-Sabah newspaper said: "Doctors were threatened to take out the body organs of a wounded ISIL militant,' the report said. As reported by Fars News, it is also believed that prisoners held by ISIS have been forced to give blood to the terror group. It emerged today that hundreds of women are now fighting for ISIS in Libya - many as suicide bombers - after being "promoted" from their roles as wives. Experts say as many as 1,000 women are wit...
10 killed in separate attacks from Jan
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

10 killed in separate attacks from Jan

    Ten people were killed and a total of 366 others of three religious communities were injured in separate attacks across the country from this January, according to Bangladesh Hindu Buddha Christian Oikyo Parishad. The attacks were made over religious issues, land dispute, extortion and land occupation, Rana Das Gupta, general secretary of the organisation, said a press conference at Dhaka Reporters Unity in Dhaka this afternoon. He said that Jogeswar Dasadhikari, a Hindu priest at a temple in Debiganj of Panchagarh, was one of the victims of the attacks throughout the country. Criminals slit the throat of Jogeswar just after dawn on February 21 and fled the scene firing shots and exploding homemade bombs, which injured two devotees. Of the Hindu, Buddha, and Christian comm...
US President Obama erges UK to reject Brexit
America, ENGLISH

US President Obama erges UK to reject Brexit

    US President Barack Obama arrives at Stansted airport for a visit to the UK. In 1939, President Franklin D Roosevelt offered a toast to King George VI in the White House. “I am persuaded that the greatest single contribution our two countries have been enabled to make to civilisation, and to the welfare of peoples throughout the world,” he said, “is the example we have jointly set by our manner of conducting relations between our two nations.” Nearly 80 years later, the United Kingdom remains a friend and ally to the United States like no other. Our special relationship was forged as we spilt blood together on the battlefield. It was fortified as we built and sustained the architecture for advancing stability and prosperity in Europe, and our democratic values around the g...
Waterways strike: Sufferings for thousands
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Waterways strike: Sufferings for thousands

    Waterway workers have gone on an indefinite strike, demanding that their 15-point charter of demands be met. The demands include a pay hike and steps to prevent thefts and robberies on the waterways. Earlier, too, in 2009, 2010 and 2013, the workers had struck work over their demands. Vessel-owners had increased their allowances only in 2013. “There is no alternative but to go on strike. Price rise has made our lives miserable. We demand a pay hike only for survival,” Ashiqur Rahman, general secretary of Bangladesh Jahaji Shramik Federation (BJSF), told The Independent yesterday. On Wednesday, a 12-hour tripartite meeting was held on the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority premises, with shipping minister Shajahan Khan in the chair. But the meeting was inconclusive...
Queen presented with home made birthday cake by Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain
ENGLISH, London

Queen presented with home made birthday cake by Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain

    Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has presented the Queen with her birthday cake. After deciding on an orange drizzle cake filled with vanilla butter cream and orange marmalade, Nadiya finally got to present it to the Queen on Thursday afternoon during Her Majesty's walkabout in Windsor. The Queen cut a piece of her birthday cake prepared to the tune of another rendition of Happy Birthday. Nadiya was asked by Buckingham Palace to make a cake for Her Majesty's 90th birthday and since then she has been in her kitchen at home working on the creation. The Bake Off star impressed judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood during last year's competition, beating off 11 other amateur bakers to win the coveted Star Baker. She has since signed a book deal, appeared on numerous...