What is a Nail Bomb?

            Police have arrested 5 men in connection with Monday’s suicide bombing in Manchester.  There is a continued fear the explosives expert might still be at large.  The suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, is thought to be a mule, not actually designing the nail bomb, which he used…

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The Syrian Attack

On April 4th the Syrian city of Khan Sheikhun was struck by what has now been confirmed as a chemical attack. Thus far it has claimed the lives of 72 civilians which includes a dozen children and up to 300 others were affected or injured. There are mixed reports about who conducted the attack…

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Long Flights Without Electronics?!

On March 21st the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA), per the Department of Homeland Security announcement, put in place a ban on carrying consumer electronics larger than most smartphones on flights inbound to the US from 8 countries. They can still be stowed on the aircraft, but…

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Deadliest Ebola Virus Outbreak Ever

\nDr. Margaret Chan – Director General of The World Health Organization told a summit of regional leaders that failure to contain Ebola could be "catastrophic" in terms of lives lost. Dr Chan was meeting the leaders of the worst-affected countries - Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - to launch a…

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UN Mulls Who Will Face Prosecution for Killings and Crimes in Central African Republic

\n\nThe head of a United Nations inquiry said on Monday it was seeking to establish who should face prosecution for killings and other crimes in Central African Republic to halt bloodshed that has raised fears of genocide.\nThousands have been killed since the Seleka, a coalition of mostly Muslim…

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