Charlotte Meredith

Islamic State

The Islamic State's Top Hacker Was Killed in a US Drone Strike

Junaid Hussain, a British citizen who helped lead the terror group’s so-called “CyberCaliphate," died on Tuesday while riding in a vehicle near the Syrian city of Raqqa.
Charlotte Meredith
8.28.15
asia & pacific

Video Shows Huge Bomb Blast in Thai Capital of Bangkok

A large explosion has rocked a central Bangkok intersection during the evening rush hour, killing several and injuring an unknown number of others.
Charlotte Meredith
8.17.15
war and conflict

Even the Taliban Is Disgusted by the Islamic State's Latest Video

The Islamic State’s savagery has reportedly proved too extreme even for the Taliban, with the group condemning a “horrific” video that appears to show militants blowing up blindfolded Afghan prisoners.
Charlotte Meredith
8.12.15
Europe

The Islamic State Is Allegedly Training Britons for 'Lone Wolf Attacks'

The Islamic State group has reportedly urged British jihadists to carry out "lone wolf" attacks in the UK instead of travelling to fight in Syria, and the royal family could be a possible target.
Charlotte Meredith
8.11.15
Europe

New Study Suggests That Shakespeare Might Have Been a Stoner

A study examining 400-year-old pipes excavated from the garden of the world's most famous playwright suggest the bard may have been smoking something stronger than tobacco.
Charlotte Meredith
8.10.15
Europe

Dog Owner Who Buried Pet Alive in France Is Arrested After Online Outrage

The mastiff was found buried up to its head in dirt near Paris. A petition signed by thousands is calling for the detained owner to face the maximum sentence.
Charlotte Meredith
8.6.15
uk

Radical UK Preacher Anjem Choudary Charged With Encouraging Support for the Islamic State

One of the UK's most prominent radical preachers has been charged with inviting support for Islamic State militants and is due to appear at magistrates court in London on Wednesday.
Charlotte Meredith
8.5.15
Europe

A Former British Prime Minister Is Being Investigated Over Child Sex Abuse Claims

Edward Heath, prime minister between 1970 and 1974, is being investigated by five UK police forces as part of an unprecedented inquiry into allegations of historical child abuse.
Charlotte Meredith
8.4.15
asia & pacific

'Breasts Are Not Weapons' Say Bra-Wearing Protesters After Hong Kong Conviction

Ng Lai-ying got three-and-a-half months in prison for assaulting a police officer with her breast, and demonstrators took to the streets to protest a "ridiculous" and "sexist" ruling.
Charlotte Meredith
8.3.15
middle east

Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Stabbing Suspect Identified as 2005 Attacker

Yishai Schlissel had just been released from a 10 year prison sentence for the 2005 stabbing.
Charlotte Meredith
7.30.15
Europe

Russia Is Trolling the British Prime Minister Over KGB Recruitment Claims

KGB agents have reportedly denied that they ever tried to recruit David Cameron and a historian has claimed that the "agents" were salesmen, and the incident more likely to be a "gay pickup."
Charlotte Meredith
7.30.15
environment

US Police Open Investigation as Lion-Killing Dentist Faces 'Terroristic Threats'

Walter Palmer has been forced to close his practice in Minnesota, while authorities have stepped up patrols as protests and online condemnation continue to rage.
Charlotte Meredith
7.30.15
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