‘We’re sorry’: UK apologizes for Belhaj rendition that led to torture by Gaddafi forces (VIDEO)

‘We’re sorry’: UK apologizes for Belhaj rendition that led to torture by Gaddafi forces (VIDEO)

UK Attorney General Jeremy Wright has apologized to Abdel Hakim Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar, admitting the UK government’s complicity in their rendition and ‘mistreatment’ at the hands of Muammar Gaddafi’s Libyan forces. Putting an end to a six-year legal dispute, Wright admitted to the Commons that “the United Kingdom government’s actions contributed to […]

Man tries to hijack Beijing-bound Air China flight with pen, forces plane to make emergency landing in Zhengzhou

[unable to actually obtain full-text content] According to the Friendly Helicopter Managing of Japan (CAAC), a person on the cruise attempted to capture the flight with the use of a marker. Het strand News broadcast :Whole world fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to showcase news from various Alternative News Outlets […]

Pentagon knew Afghan forces committed child abuse, but kept funding them – declassified report

Pentagon knew Afghan forces committed child abuse, but kept funding them – declassified report

The Pentagon funded Afghan military and security forces despite knowing that some of them were involved in numerous human rights abuses, including sexual assaults on children, a government watchdog says. The stunning revelation came in the form of a declassified report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a US government agency tasked […]

Huge volcano eruption in the Philippines forces mass evacuation

Huge volcano eruption in the Philippines forces mass evacuation

Mount Mayon throws lava up into the air as it eruptsAP Photo/Bullit Marquez By News Scientist Staff and Press Association The most active volcano in the Philippines spewed fountains of  lava and massive ash plumes in a new eruption today that forced more than 50,000 villagers to evacuate. Fountains of lava fountains gushed 700m up above […]

Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee

Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee

Iraqi government forces have entered central Kirkuk after taking key installations outside the disputed city from Kurdish fighters. Thousands of people fled the city ahead of the Iraqi advance. The Iraqi military moved into Kirkuk three weeks after the Kurdistan Region held a controversial independence referendum. They are aiming to retake areas under Kurdish control […]