Thad Velas

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Rocket strikes in Kabul intended for John Kerry, Taliban say

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) —</b> U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was the intended target of rocket strikes in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, the Taliban said in a statement claiming responsibility for the attacks.<p>The attacks in Kabul on Saturday night came within an hour after Kerry had departed …

Afghanistan

Bernie Sanders: 'Something Is Clearly Lacking' in Hillary Clinton’s Judgment

Bernie Sanders on Sunday took jabs at Hillary Clinton’s ability to lead the country, saying “something is clearly lacking” in his Democratic …

Mumbai terror attack suspect defected to Isil and 'posed as refugee to plan attack in Europe'

A Pakistani extremist linked to the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has reportedly been arrested in Austria on suspicion of planning attacks in Europe.<p>The suspect is one of two men arrested in Salzburg posing as refugees on suspicion of planning attacks for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil). …

Extremism

Brussels: 'Bombers initially planned to attack France'

The attackers who struck Brussels last month had initially planned to launch a second attack on France, Belgium's Federal Prosecution Office has said.<p>But the group was "surprised by the speed of the progress in the ongoing investigation" and decided to rush an attack on the Belgian capital instead, …

Terrorism

Swede arrested in Brussels 'brainwashed' by militants

MALMO, Sweden (AP) — Osama Krayem lived a delinquent lifestyle in Rosengard, an immigrant neighborhood in the Swedish city of Malmo, before he was …

Terrorism

German intelligence head admits 'misjudgment' on 'Islamic State' strategy

The chief of Germany's internal intelligence agency has said that authorities wrongly evaluated "Islamic State" strategies to enter the country. He …

Extremism

Fox News anchor pushes Obama on ISIS comments: 'Bathtub manufacturers aren't trying to kill us'

In a rare interview on "Fox News Sunday," Wallace pushed Obama over his comments that more Americans die in bathtub accidents every year than by terrorist threats.<p>"Bathtub manufacturers aren't trying to kill us, and they're not trying to up the body count. I think it's fair to say that some of the …

The Syria ceasefire 'is about to collapse'

"Over the last 10 days we have seen a very serious deterioration and the ceasefire is about to collapse," Bassma Kodmani, a member of the High Negotiations Committee of the Syrian opposition, told Journal du Dimanche, saying "the use of barrel bombs has resumed".<p>"The US-Russian mission monitoring …

Middle East