France has unveiled a short video and web site designed to
dissuade potential jihadists from joining Islamist fighting
groups in Syria and Iraq, where recruiters have lured
hundreds of Westerners using slickly produced clips and
Six airlines from the United
Arab Emirates, Turkey and Lebanon have suspended flights to
Baghdad after bullets hit an airplane operated by budget
carrier Dubai Aviation Corp, known as flydubai, as it was
landing at Baghdad airport.
Ex-KGB spy Alexander
Litvinenko, who died after drinking tea poisoned with a rare
radioactive isotope, told British police beforehand that
Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally behind it, an
inquiry into his killing heard.
Access to Facebook, the world's
largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site,
was blocked around the world for up to an hour yesterday,
which the company said later was due to an internal fault and
not an outside attack.