GENEVA — Airstrikes by the American-led coalition against Islamic State targets have killed hundreds of civilians around Raqqa, the militant group’s last Syrian stronghold, and left 160,000 people displaced, a
TEHRAN — I had visited the sprawling mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic republic multiple times, trying to blend in with pilgrims. I would sit on the thick red carpets with visitors from across
“A suspect is in the custody of Fort Carson law enforcement and the incident is under investigation,” Fort Carson posted on its Facebook page around 5:30pm local time. The lockdown has been lifted, according to the installation.
Rydon, the construction company that carried out the renovation, said in a statement that the project had “met all required building control, fire regulation and health and safety standards.” As investigators began poring over building plans and inspection reports, the survivors of the fire had more immediate concerns: where to spend the night and how to begin rebuilding their lives.
HAVANA American tourists strolling the ample squares and narrow streets of colonial Havana may not know it, but from novelist Ernest Hemingway’s famed Floridita bar to Sloppy Joe’s eatery, they are probably patronizing businesses owned by Cuba’s military.
RAQQA, Syria Kurdish fighter Habun Kamishli proudly recalled the cat and mouse game she played with an Islamic State suicide bomber in the Syrian town of Raqqa, where the militant group is likely to make its last stand.
Join us at City Hall to pay tribute to Hollywood legend Adam West & light the bat-signal for the #BrightKnight. pic.twitter.com/7USpxg70r7— Mayor Eric Garcetti (@MayorOfLA) June 15, 2017 READ MORE: Adam West iconic ‘Batman’ actor dies of leukemia aged 88
Five people were wounded on Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. Republican members of the US Congress and their staffers were holding a practice for the annual congressional charity game, a tradition in the US capital since 1909.