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British hostage John Cantlie seen in IS video

UK hostage in ISIS videoA video has appeared online apparently showing a British photojournalist who was taken hostage in Syria by so-called Islamic State in 2012.

The clip, said to have been filmed in the city of Mosul, in northern Iraq, is the first footage of John Cantlie to emerge in more than a year.

In the footage, Mr Cantlie ridicules US attempts to destroy IS.


Dubai airliner crashes in Russia killing all 62 on board

 Dubai airliner crashes in Russia killing all 62 on boardA Dubai airliner with 62 people on board nosedived and exploded in a giant fireball early Saturday while trying to land in strong winds in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all aboard, officials said.

Russia's Emergencies Ministry said the Boeing 737-800 operated by FlyDubai was carrying 55 passengers, most of them Russians, and seven crew members of various nationalities. FlyDubai confirmed that there were no survivors and said four children were among those killed.


Suicide bomb attack in Istanbul kills 4, dozens wounded

Bimb blast in Istanbul kills fourA suicide attacker detonated a bomb Saturday on Istanbul's main pedestrian shopping street, killing at least four people and wounding dozens of others, including 12 foreigners, according to officials.

Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin said the explosion occurred outside a local government office on Istiklal Street, which is also home to cafes, restaurants and foreign consulates. Sahin gave an initial death toll of four and later said one of the wounded victims died in the hospital.


Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam shot and arrested in Brussels

Paris attacks suspect shot in BrusselsParis attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been shot and arrested in a police raid in the Molenbeek area of Brussels, after four months on the run and an international manhunt.

“We got him,” the Belgian secretary of state for asylum and migration tweeted, confirming reports in the Belgian press that Abdeslam had been caught alive.


Turkey and EU reach landmark deal on refugees: sources

Turkey and Eu reach dealTurkey and the EU have reached a deal that European leaders hope will stop the flow of refugees to the continent, sources at talks in Brussels told Al Jazeera.

"We're hearing from sources that have been attending the EU meetings that a major breakthrough has been reached," Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reported from the talks in the Belgian capital.


Pope fires Vatican ambassador to U.S. over Kim Davis

Pope firs Vatican ambassadorArchbishop Carlo Maria Viganò is a staunch conservative and was vocally opposed to same-sex marriage throughout his five-year tenure as the Vatican’s nuncio (ambassador) to the United States.

He also sent an anonymous invite to Ms. Kim Davis, of anti-equality fame, to the Pope’s DC visit. While people, here and elsewhere, initially thought this was a coup for Davis and bigotry, Pope Francis turned the other cheek.


US: ISIL committed genocide against minority groups

ISIL committing genocideUS Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has committed genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims in the territories it controls.

Kerry said on Thursday that ISIL, also known as ISIS, was also responsible "for crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing directed at the same groups and in some cases against Sunni Muslims, Kurds and other minorities".


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