Saturday, March 21, 2015
North Korea is ready to launch a nuclear war if it feels threatened, the country's ambassador to the UK has told Sky News.
In a rare interview, the senior official told us North Korea has nuclear weapons and is ready to use them.
"We are prepared," he said. "That is why I say if a sparkle of a fire is made on the Korean peninsula, it will lead to a nuclear war.
"We don't say empty words. We mean what we mean. It is not the United States that has a monopoly on nuclear weapons strikes."
"So can I just be clear: you are telling me that the North Korea has the ability now to fire a nuclear missile?" I clarified.
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Friday, March 20, 2015
Multiple deaths and injuries are reported in Sanaa, Yemen, after a suicide bomber attack on two mosques in the center of the capital during Friday prayers, police and witnesses say.
Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the deadly suicide bomb attack, according to their statement cited by Reuters.
At least 126 people were killed and some 250 more were wounded, medical sources told Reuters. There are conflicting reports on the number of casualties as they continue to rise.
The attacks took place in Badr mosque and Hashush in Yemeni capital. Some witnesses said they heard at least three blasts in one of the mosques.
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Bardo museum in Tunis was attacked Wednesday morning by suspected Islamic terrorists with Tunisia’s premiere reporting 19 people killed in the attack, 17 of whom were foreign tourists.
The North African nation's Prime Minister called it a cowardly terrorist attack and warned that three suspects were still on the loose.
Tunisian security forces killed two attackers as they ended the hostage siege at the Bardo Museum in Tunis, Prime Minister Habib Essid said.
But the death toll, which included 17 tourists and at least one Tunisian security officer, could climb.
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Sunday, March 8, 2015
Iran removed the curtain on Sunday and revealed it has a new long-range missile.
Commander Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Amir Ali Haji Zadeh stated during the ceremony that despite sanctions...The Defense are able to proceed with missile development. Iran will not negotiate on defense with anyone.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier said in a press statement, the Ministry of Defense strategy in making weapons and equipment for the armed forces intelligent character and provide a new generation of sophisticated weapons.
He explained that these missiles capable of destroying a wide variety of targets, and can injury desired goals in any circumstances due to their high tactical and stay a long time on the battlefield and stealth radar.
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Saturday, March 7, 2015
The Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, according to reports citing an audio message.
Jihadist monitoring group SITE said that it was Boko Haram leader Abu Bakr Shekau who formally pledged the allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed leader of the Islamic State, Reuters news agency reported.
Boko Haram has grown from a small terror group to a mini-country with its own territory, which can be compared to gains made by the Islamic State (IS). Boko Haram now controls an area the size of Slovakia.
The militant group’s territory now totals about 20,077 square miles (52,000 square kilometers).
One of the latest towns to be captured by the group was Baga in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, close to Lake Chad. According to witness estimates, Boko Haram militants killed at least 2,000 people there, although the Nigerian military later put the figure at 150.
Meanwhile...Suspected Boko Haram bombers killed at least 54 people and wounded 143 in a series of bloody suicide attacks Saturday in Maiduguri, Nigeria.
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