World Aug 1, 2019

Al-Qaida heir Hamza bin Laden killed, U.S. media report

Osama bin Laden's son, Hamza, chosen heir to the leadership of al-Qaida, has been killed, U.S. media reported Wednesday citing American officials. NBC News said three U.S. officials had confirmed they had information of Hamza bin Laden's death, but gave no details of the place ...

Funeral scheduled for NYPD detective who fought for 9/11 fund

World Jul 2, 2019

Funeral scheduled for NYPD detective who fought for 9/11 fund

A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart last month to plead with Congress ...

U.S. 'war on terror' has killed 500,000 people, study estimates

World Nov 9, 2018

U.S. 'war on terror' has killed 500,000 people, study estimates

About half a million people have died violently in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan due to the U.S. "war on terror" that was launched following the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001, according to a study released Thursday. The report, by Brown University's Watson Institute for International ...