Turkish pop star jailed for mocking religious schools

Ankara, Turkey – Turkish pop star Gulsen has been arrested for “inciting hatred and enmity” by joking about Turkish religious schools, the country’s state-run news agency reported. The 46-year-old singer and songwriter, whose full name is Gulsen Kolakoglu, was taken from her home in Istanbul for questioning and formally arrested late Thursday. He was then … Read more

Putin gave the Russian army 137,000 . ordered to increase the army till

Moscow — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered the Russian military to increase its number of troops by 137,000 to a total of 1.15 million amid Moscow’s military crackdown. Ukraine, Putin’s decree, effective January 1, did not specify whether the military would raise its ranks by drafting larger numbers of soldiers, increasing the number … Read more

Japan’s police chief to resign over Abe’s shot dead

Tokyo — Japan’s national police chief said on Thursday he would resign to take responsibility for the deadly shooting of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a campaign speech last month. National Police Agency chief Itaru Nakamura’s announcement came after his agency released a report alleging lapses in police security – from planning to … Read more

Tropical Storm Ma-on headed for China after hitting Hong Kong

Hong Kong — A tropical storm was forecast to make landfall in the southern China Later on Thursday, it moved south of the Asian financial center after bringing overnight rain and strong winds to Hong Kong. China’s National Meteorological Center said Tropical Storm Ma-on was moving to the northwest at 30 kilometers (19 mph) and … Read more

Hall of Fame chief quarterback Len Dawson dies at 87

Kansas City, Mo. , Hall of Fame quarterback Len Dawson, whose unmistakable swagger in helping the Kansas City Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title earned him the nickname “Lenny the Cool,” died Wednesday. He was 87 years old. Dawson’s family announced his death in a statement via KMBC, a Kansas City-based television station where … Read more

2 men indicted in conspiracy to kidnap Michigan Gov. whitmer

Grand Rapids, Michigan – A jury on Tuesday convicted two men of plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, in a speedy verdict in a conspiracy that was cracked down by the FBI and described by anti-government extremists as a rallying cry for the American Civil War. it was done. The result was … Read more

Official: 7 killed in landslide at Shia shrine in Iraq

Baghdad – The roof of a Shia shrine in the center collapsed in a landslide Iraq At least seven people, including another child, died over the weekend, officials said on Monday, as rescue teams continued to search for survivors. A landslide occurred on Saturday at the Qatrat al-Imam Ali shrine near the holy city of … Read more

Closing arguments ahead of 2 men’s trial in the Whitmer Plot

The jury will hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of two men charged with plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020. Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr. declined to testify Friday as defense attorneys put their case to rest in federal court in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The government portrays Fox and … Read more

US, South Korea open biggest exercise in years amid northern threats

Seoul, South Korea — The United States and South Korea began their biggest joint military training in years on Monday as they beef up their defense posture against the growing North Korean nuclear threat. The exercise could elicit an angry backlash from North Korea, which this year has ramped up its weapons testing activity at … Read more

3 Indiana State University students killed in car accident

Terre Haute, Ind. , Indiana State University announced Sunday that three students were killed in a vehicle accident. A release from the university’s athletics department said five people were in the vehicle at the time of the accident, including several sportspersons. Police are trying to identify the three who died. Vigo County Sheriff John Plasse … Read more