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Here's where terrorist groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda get their money

A report assessing the UK's risk of money laundering and terrorist financing released by the government earlier this year spells out clearly just how groups like ISIS, Al Qaeda, Al Shabaab, and Boko Haram raise the money needed to operate a terrorist group.<p>We've rounded up the ways terrorists …

Al-Qaeda

The 13 richest countries where people have the least trust in their politicians

One of these is how much the public trusts its politicians.<p>The WEF used its executive opinion survey to ask "in your country, how do you rate the ethical standards of politicians?"<p>A score of 1 equates to "extremely low" while a rating of 7 is "extremely high."<p>The measure is therefore based on the …

Iran test-fires new generation long-range ballistic missiles, state media report

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran has successfully test-fired a new precision-guided, long-range missile, state-run media reported on Sunday.<p>The Emad (Pillar) surface-to-surface missile, designed and built by Iranian experts, is the country's first long-range missile that can be precision-guided until it reaches its …

Meet the world's deadliest female sniper who terrorized Hitler's Nazi army

Lyudmila PavlichenkoWikimedia Commons<p>In early 1941, Lyudmila Pavlichenko was studying history at Kiev University, but within a year, she had become one of the best snipers of all time, credited with 309 confirmed kills, 36 of which were German snipers.<p>Pavlichenko was born in 1916 in a small town in …

War in Syria: Six graphics that explain the latest on the ground

<b>(CNN) —</b> The war in Syria just got a little bit more complicated.<p>As if the airspace over the war-torn country wasn't already crowded enough, fighter jets announced Russia's arrival on the ever-growing list of nations who have bombed Syria when it launched airstrikes on rebel targets in late …

Middle East

Russia will pay price for Syrian airstrikes, says US defence secretary

Ashton Carter predicts reprisal attacks on Russian soil over Vladimir Putin’s military campaign to prop up Bashar al-Assad’s regime<p>Moscow will soon start paying the price for its escalating military intervention in Syria in the form of reprisal attacks and casualties, the US defence secretary has …