May 2017

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Baghdad ice-cream shop targeted in Isis car bomb attack

Thirteen killed and dozens wounded after car bomb explodes outside ice-cream shop in central Baghdad during Ramadan A car bomb has exploded outside an ice-cream shop in central Baghdad, killing 15 people and wounding 24, hospital and police officials said. The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iraqi officials said involved

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'Not the path of Lincoln'

Discussing his new book, Wrestling With His Angel, the Clinton adviser and historian considers the 16th president and his most unlikely successor In the beginning, its a life, says Sidney Blumenthal. And times. For the first 129 pages of Wrestling With His Angel, the second of four volumes on Abraham Lincoln that the 45th president

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Bangladeshi girls being trained how to avoid online predators

With an alarming rise in cybercrimes, often including blackmail, police offer workshops for thousands of teenagers What their attackers bet on is shame: in a conservative society, the horror of an intimate photo leaking, or rumours being spread, is enough to buy a teenage girls silence. We didnt even know anyone could harm us through

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JFK at 100: Trump comparisons fuel nostalgia for 'Camelot'

The 35th US presidents legacy remains questionable, but his latest successors travails makes many yearn for a more eloquent leader On 14 June 1956, then-senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy delivered the Donald John Trump. The jarring contrast between Americas 35th and 45th presidents will be writ large on Monday, when Trump will speak at a wreath-laying