Uruguay expels Iran diplomat.

Uruguay expels Iran diplomat.

Uruguay has expelled a senior Iranian diplomat over last month’s planting of a dummy bomb near Israel’s embassy in Montevideo, Israeli daily Haaretz reported on Friday.Citing an unidentified “senior official in Jerusalem”, it said the diplomat was expelled two weeks ago and although Uruguayan officials briefed Israel on the move they made no public announcement.”Investigations carried out by Uruguay’s intelligence services after the discovery of the device yielded information pointing to a possible involvement of…

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NGO buys West Bank lands using forged documents

NGO buys West Bank lands using forged documents

Police arrested three suspects on Monday who are allegedly involved in a scheme to buy lands in the West Bank using forged documents and without the consent of the Palestinian land owners. Police suspects at least ten deals worth millions of shekels were made using forged documents, with settlers from the Ulpana neighborhood, Migron, Amona and Givat Asaf taking over the land after the deals were finalized. An investigation was launched following petitions that were…

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Pentagon: Yemen political unrest impacting US military

Pentagon: Yemen political unrest impacting US military

The Pentagon on Tuesday acknowledged that Yemen’s political unrest was impacting its counter-terrorism capabilities but said it was still training some Yemeni forces and could still carry out operations inside the country against al Qaeda militants.   “There’s no question as a result of the political instability in Yemen that our counter-terrorism capabilities have been… affected,” Rear Admiral John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, told a news briefing. “As I stand here today, we continue to…

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Cristiano Ronaldo takes a foot off the pedal.

Cristiano Ronaldo takes a foot off the pedal.

One of the keys, but not the only one, to explaining Real Madrid’s dip in performance and results lies with Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese player has only scored four goals in 2015, over which time his team have played a total of nine matches and lost three. CR7’s start to the season was stratospheric. Yet again he seemed hell-bent on obliterating all La Liga goalscoring records in his path. Caught up in another battle to…

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29 migrants die of hypothermia after rescue.

29 migrants die of hypothermia after rescue.

At least 29 migrants have died of hypothermia on board Italian coastguard vessels after being picked up from an inflatable boat adrift near Libya, the chief health official on the island of Lampedusa has said. Two patrol boats picked up 105 migrants late on Sunday from the boat drifting in extreme sea conditions, with waves as high as eight metres (26 feet) and temperatures just a few degrees above zero, the coastguard said in a…

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Obama, Merkel hint at disagreements on Ukraine.

Obama, Merkel hint at disagreements on Ukraine.

WASHINGTON — President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel presented a united front against Russia in talks at the White House Monday, saying they would continue to mount diplomatic and economic pressure to get Russia to withdraw from Ukraine. There were hints of disagreements about what the strategy might be if those efforts fail, but both leaders kept the nature of those disagreements behind closed doors. At a joint press conference following their morning meeting…

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The United States is deeply disappointed In Nigeria’s election

The United States is deeply disappointed In Nigeria’s election

The US Government has expressed disappointment over the postponement of Nigeria’s general election which was announced last night by INEC chairman, Prof. Jega. The following  statement by the US Secretary of State John Kerry posted on the US Department of State website. The United States is deeply disappointed by the decision to postpone Nigeria’s presidential election, which had been scheduled for February 14. Political interference with the Independent National Electoral Commission is unacceptable, and it…

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Boko Haram has 6,000 ‘hardcore’ fighters – US officials.

Boko Haram has 6,000 ‘hardcore’ fighters – US officials.

The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram has attacked a town in Niger for the first time, witnesses say. Niger’s government, yesterday, said it killed more than 100 of the group’s fighters as it repulsed the attack on the border town of Bosso. The group reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on the town of Fotokol in Cameroon on Wednesday. The Boko Haram insurgency has left thousands dead and displaced more than…

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The Madrid can not lose 4-0 against any team

The Madrid can not lose 4-0 against any team

Cristiano Ronaldo made self-criticism in the mixed zone after the heavy defeat in the derby. “Madrid can not lose against any team 4-0 Missed all, desire and attitude The team was not fresh mentally and physically … but no. excuses, the error is made. “ “We played very badly in every way and in every facet, from top to bottom. He has not left anything and is a day to forget as soon as possible. We…

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