Category: World

Benoit Violier:  Award Winning Chef Found Dead

Benoit Violier whose restaurant was crowned the best in the world last month, has been found dead in an apparent suicide. Swiss police say three-star chef Benoît Violier has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. He was 44. According to police Violier, whose restaurant near Lausanne recently topped a list of the world’s best, was found…

Burundi mass graves: Satellite images show five possible Burundi mass graves

Burundi crisis: Amnesty claims evidence of ‘mass graves’ According to media reports Saturday, Amnesty International has published satellite images they say show five mass graves of victims of Burundi’s security forces killed in December 2015. NPR reports, the rights group said the graves were in the Buringa suburb of the capital, Bujumbura, which has been wracked…

Germany Netherlands match canceled Followig Bomb Threat

Germany Netherlands match canceled A football match between Germany and Holland in the city of Hanover was cancelled 91 minutes before kick-off after police received “concrete information” of a terror attack in the stadium. Angela Merkel and other leading politicians were due to attend the friendly match on Tuesday, which had been advertised as a gesture…

benjamin netanyahu: spain issues arrest warrent

Israel outraged over Spain’s Netanyahu arrest warrant Spain won’t let Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s demons rest. According to the Jerusalem Post,  ​a Spanish national court judge wants to arrest Netanyahu​ for a 2010 incident now known as the Freedom Flotilla attack. In 2010, human rights activists and members of the Turkish humanitarian group IHH boarded boats to try…

Muslims condemn attacks in Paris UPDATE

Across the world Sunday, Moslims are strongly condemned the terrorist attacks by the Islamic State that killed at least 127 people in Paris. Shuja Shafi, secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, an umbrella body that represents more than 500 organizations including mosques, schools and charities, described the killings as “horrific and abhorrent.” “My thoughts…

obama says isis not decapitated yet

obama isis not decapitated President Barack Obama said he was focusing on shrinking and constraining Islamic State in Syria and Iraq but acknowledged that problems with the militant group would continue until the Middle East stabilizes. “Our goal has to be militarily constraining ISIL’s capabilities, cutting off their supply lines, cutting off their financing,” Obama,…