Majeed Shukrey

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Islamic State 'planning to use Libya as gateway to Europe'

Exclusive: Jihadists hoping to use Libya as a "gateway" to wage war across the whole of southern Europe, plans by Isil supporters reveal<p>Islamic State militants are planning a takeover of Libya as a "gateway" to wage war across the whole of southern Europe, letters written by the group's supporters …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Italy fears refugee exodus from Libya will cross Mediterranean

Interior ministry estimates that at least 200,000 refugees and immigrants are poised to make the crossing to Italy<p>Italy fears being swamped by an exodus of up to 200,000 migrants and refugees waiting to cross the Mediterranean from <b>Libya</b>, as the North African country sinks further into chaos.<p>There …

Coast Guard

'Passionate' people needed at Fifa, says Beckham

David Beckham has welcomed former Real Madrid teammate Luis Figo's bid to unseat Sepp Blatter, saying FIFA needs candidates 'passionate about the game'.<p>Figo is the only former player standing in May's election, which also features FIFA Vice-President Prince Ali bin al-Hussein and Dutch football …

David Beckham

Rare Earth Metal Balls Found Beneath The Atlantic Ocean

The ancient deposit could be good news for tech companies<p>Scientists looking for deep sea organisms on a research cruise last month got a surprise when, instead of deep sea life, they pulled up metal balls the size of softballs. The German researchers stumbled inadvertently onto the discovery of the …

Rare Earth

What It's Like to Work at the Waffle House for 24 Hours Straight

<i>Since Andrew Knowlton was a teen, the Waffle House— that particularly Southern institution known for killer hash browns and late-night patty melts—has been there for him. To return the favor, he decided to work a few hours at the grill. Round-the-clock, to be exact.</i><p>It was late. I didn’t plan it, it …