Yemen strikes kill al-Qaeda fighters, says US

Yemen strikes kill al-Qaeda fighters, says US

Image copyright EPA Image caption The US has previously used unmanned drone aircraft to kill AQAP members in Yemen The US military says it has killed 13 jihadist militants from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in “counterterrorism strikes” in Yemen. US Central Command said in a statement that three strikes were carried out between […]

US urges Bahrain to free rights activist Nabeel Rajab

US urges Bahrain to free rights activist Nabeel Rajab

Image copyright AP Image caption Nabeel Rajab says he has been detained since the beginning of the summer The US State Department has urged Bahrain to immediately release the prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab. A spokesman said the US was “very concerned” about Mr Rajab’s detention and charges filed against him. Mr Rajab is […]

UK MPs urge halt to Saudi arms sales

UK MPs urge halt to Saudi arms sales

Image copyright EPA Image caption Saudi-backed government forces are fighting Shia rebels in Yemen The UK should stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia while Saudi actions in neighbouring Yemen are investigated, a draft report by MPs has said. The Committees on Arms Export Controls said it was highly likely that weapons had been used to […]

Jerusalem Biblical Temple floor designs ‘restored’

Jerusalem Biblical Temple floor designs ‘restored’

Image copyright Temple Mount Sifting Project Image caption One of the tile designs said to have adorned the temple Archaeologists in Jerusalem say they have for the first time reconstructed likely designs of a Biblical Jewish temple floor using original fragments. Experts reassembled pieces of tiles found amid tons of earth from the site known […]

Australia’s PM gives terror warning at Asean summit

Australia’s PM gives terror warning at Asean summit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the threat of terror attacks at Australian landmarks should be taken seriously Australia will offer more help to South East Asian countries to prevent terror attacks across the region. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to discuss security with other leaders at the Asean […]

Laos US: Obama regrets ‘biggest bombing in history’

Laos US: Obama regrets ‘biggest bombing in history’

Image copyright USAF Image caption Mine clearing agencies estimate that about 288 million cluster munitions and about 75 million unexploded bombs were left across Laos after the war ended The bombs, as one Laotian described it, “fell like rain”, US President Barack Obama said Tuesday on a visit to Laos, a first for any sitting […]

WHO strengthens Zika safe sex guidance

WHO strengthens Zika safe sex guidance

Image copyright SPL Men and women returning from any area where the Zika virus is circulating should practise safe sex for at least six months to avoid the risk of spreading the disease, says the World Health Organization. The advice applies even if a person has no symptoms. It comes a few weeks after doctors […]

Canadian judge faces inquiry over handling of sex assault trial

Canadian judge faces inquiry over handling of sex assault trial

A Canadian judge is facing a disciplinary hearing over controversial comments he made while presiding over a sexual assault case in 2014. Justice Robin Camp, a provincial judge in Calgary, asked an alleged sexual assault victim why she could not “just keep her knees together”. Mr Camp acquitted the accused man, but the verdict was […]

Zika outbreak: US Congress blocks Zika funding bill

Zika outbreak: US Congress blocks Zika funding bill

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The Aedes aegypti mosquito is known to transmit Zika virus The US Senate has failed to pass a funding bill to help fight the Zika virus for a third time. Senate Democrats blocked the $1.1bn (£820m) bill after Republicans sought to stop funding for pro-abortion group Planned Parenthood. […]

Jelly Tennis – The Slow Mo Guys

Jelly Tennis – The Slow Mo Guys

Gav and Dan find an impressive new way to serve jelly to hundreds of people at once with a well placed Tennis serve. Also yes, in England this is Jelly. Follow Gav on Twitter – https://twitter.com/gavinfree Follow Dan on Twitter – https://twitter.com/danielgruchy Watch our favourite videos! – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbIZ6k-SE9SiarIg09JXUdK2kDX5_OB25 Check out Newegg – http://www.newegg.com/?nm_mc=AFC-SlowMoGuys&cm_mmc=AFC-SlowMoGuys-_-YouTubeVideo-_-na-_-na Buy Shirts […]