Pope condemns drone attack on Iraqi PM

Pope Francis condemned an assassination attempt against Iraq’s prime minister as a “vile act of terrorism” and said Tuesday he is praying for peace in the country. The Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, sent a telegram to Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi expressing Francis’ solidarity and prayers to al-Kadhimi’s family and those injured in … Continue reading Pope condemns drone attack on Iraqi PM

Duterte – There’s a plot to assassinate me

  In a sharp criticism against the country’s military which had refused to arrest one of his most vocal critics without a warrant, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte claims he has evidence of a plot to assassinate him. Image: Rodrigo Duterte On Tuesday, Duterte told a state-owned television network that he possessed a recording provided by a … Continue reading Duterte – There’s a plot to assassinate me

Martin Luther King Jr: An Extraordinary Life

Any number of historic moments in the civil-rights struggle have been used to identify Martin Luther King, Jr. — prime mover of the Montgomery bus boycott, keynote speaker at the March on Washington, youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate. But in retrospect, single events are less important than the fact that King, and his policy of … Continue reading Martin Luther King Jr: An Extraordinary Life

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: Inspirational quotes to remember

Martin Luther King Jr., whose assassination was 50 years ago this week, was known for his soaring oratory as well as his leadership of the U.S. civil rights movement. Image: Martin Luther King Jr Here are some inspirational quotes from the minister and civil rights leader who was gunned down in Memphis on April 4, 1968. "If a … Continue reading Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: Inspirational quotes to remember

Woman who killed Kim Jong Nam practiced the attack at Malaysian airport

Footage from a CCTV camera at the Kuala Lumpur airport showing how two female suspects attacked and killed Kim Jong Un's estranged stepbrother was shown during a court trial on Wednesday. The two women were seen hurrying away in different directions after the incident but another video which was recorded two days earlier shows the … Continue reading Woman who killed Kim Jong Nam practiced the attack at Malaysian airport