'No terror link' in murder of guard at Belgian nuclear center

Mar 26, 2016

'No terror link' in murder of guard at Belgian nuclear center

The murder this week of a security guard at a Belgian nuclear research center is a purely criminal affair unrelated to any terrorist threat, prosecutors said Saturday. The Charleroi prosecutor’s office in charge of the case “formally denied” any connection between the murder of ...

Paris suspect backed out of suicide attack

Mar 20, 2016

Paris suspect backed out of suicide attack

The prime surviving suspect for the Nov. 13 Paris attacks planned to blow himself up at a sports stadium with fellow Islamic State militants but changed his mind, he told Belgian investigators on Saturday. The admission by Salah Abdeslam came a day after he ...

Mystery man left many questions in wake of Paris attacks

Mar 19, 2016

Mystery man left many questions in wake of Paris attacks

Beardless, with short-cropped hair and a mild manner, Salah Abdeslam slipped from one world to another as easily as he slipped for four months through an international dragnet. The fugitive who had evaded several close calls with police — until he was caught Friday ...

Mar 1, 2016

Japan plans to stipulate 80% emission cut goal by 2050

The Abe administration will stipulate a long-term goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050 from current levels in Japan’s next climate change plan, according to a government source. The move follows the international climate agreement reached in Paris in December. ...

Bach praises all four bids submitted to host 2024 Olympics

Feb 18, 2016

Bach praises all four bids submitted to host 2024 Olympics

The IOC praised the four cities bidding for the 2024 Olympics on Wednesday for relying heavily on existing and temporary facilities to cut costs and avoid white elephants. Los Angeles, Paris, Rome and Budapest, Hungary, delivered their first detailed bid files to the IOC ...