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2 slightly wounded in explosion in Istanbul
- April 10, 2016

While areas popular with Irish travellers are located at a substantial distance from these regions, vigilance is required in tourist areas such as Taksim Square in Istanbul and locations close to police stations, which may be targets for terrorist attacks. (more...)
White House to Congress
- April 09, 2016

Scott said. Donovan said some measures to fight Zika would have to be delayed, curtailed or stopped unless the U.S. Congress approves more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds requested by the Obama administration in February. Without the full supplemental funding, Burwell says, a number of crucial activities would be impacted. None of the cases on the US mainland have been locally acquired, the organization said. (more...)
100 men stormed into Shani Shingnapur temple 100 men stormed into Shani Shingnapur temple
- April 09, 2016

In its direction given to the State Government on April 1, a HC Division Bench of Chief Justice DH Waghela and Justice MS Sonak had said: "The acting Advocate General has assured the court that the Government is against gender discrimination". (more...)
US general: ISIS fighters in Libya double US general: ISIS fighters in Libya double
- April 09, 2016

Rodriguez attributes this to militias in Libya pledging allegiance to ISIS and an increasing number of foreign fighters streaming into the country. The Islamic State in Libya has concentrated its power in the coastal city of Sirte, where it is within striking distance of the country's oil refineries in Ras Lanuf and Brega. (more...)
Paris attacks suspect Abrini arrested: Belgian broadcaster VRT
- April 09, 2016

VRT and RTBF said Abrini was probably the man disguised in heavy glasses and a floppy hat who was pictured with Brahim Bakraoui and Laachraoui moments before the two men blew themselves up at the airport. The other person arrested, Osama Krayem, may not have gotten as much attention after the Brussels attacks, but that doesn't make him any less risky. (more...)
White House finds temporary fix in Zika funding fight
- April 09, 2016

Nearly two months ago, the Obama administration requested $1.9 billion from Congress to respond to the Zika threat. So far none of the 312 cases in the USA were transmitted locally they're all related to worldwide travel. Governors, state and local leaders are already working with us to get ahead of this threat. "As we learn more about all of these things, we continue to be concerned about the potential impact of this virus on the public health system of the United States", Earnest ... (more...)