Sessions was accompanied by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and national intelligence director Dan Coats on his first trip to the prison, where the United States still holds 41 terrorism suspects. “Recent attacks in Europe and elsewhere confirm that the threat to our nation is immediate and real, and it remains essential that we use every lawful tool available to prevent as many attacks as possible,” Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior said in a statement emailed to dpa.
Trump also plans a major speech on countering radical Muslim extremism aimed at reassuring allies that the US is not at war with Islam, while encouraging them to do more to counter extremism.
The poll was billed as a referendum on Rowhani’s Western-friendly reformist agenda – in particular his nuclear deal with world powers, which set up international controls over Iran’s nuclear programme in return for the end of economic sanctions.
Technical problems with Belgium’s ageing nuclear plants have created tensions with neighbouring Germany, which is moving toward clean and sustainable energy sources and has passed legislation that requires the closure of all its commercial nuclear reactors by 2022.
Police have cleared crowds of self-proclaimed “hooligans” from a makeshift memorial site for the victims of the recent triple bombing attack in Brussels, the Belga news agency reported, while adding that there was still a high security presence.
Brussels (dpa) – The European Union on Friday issued 50 steps that Greece should implement to better control its borders within three months, in a process that could ultimately allow other European countries to maintain checks on migrants at their frontiers. The continent has been struggling to get a handle on a migration influx that […]
The thermonuclear, or hydrogen bomb — of the kind that North Korea said it had tested Wednesday — was developed after the nuclear weapons used on Japan in World War II and is far more destructive.
Kovaleski “should stop using his disability to grandstand and get back to reporting for a paper that is rapidly going down the tubes,” Trump said in a statement,
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton urged Israelis to continue supporting the moribund peace process with the Palestinians, despite the setbacks of the past two decades.
A coalition of separatists who promised independence for the Spanish region of Catalonia emerged as victors in parliamentary elections Sunday, preliminary results showed.
Pakistan government said on Wednesday that about 1,250 people died in a severe heatwave that last month gripped the country’s southern province of Sindh.
Christopher Lee, one of the world’s best-known horror actors, has died aged 93 after a career that spanned seven decades and nearly 300 films.
Rezaian, who holds dual U.S. and Iranian citizenship and is the newspaper’s bureau chief in Tehran, was arrested in July along with his wife.
The EU finally shores up some responsibility by declaring a “war” against the shady migrant smuggling business in the Mediterranean.
The controversial 18th Century Californian Friar, Junipero Serra, who is accused of genocide by Native American groups, is set to be canonized by Pope Francis.
Search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight will extend to a new area of seabed next month, doubling the current area being covered.
Two Turkish journalists were jailed after they ran a satirical cartoon of Mohammed in their newspaper as a sign of solidarity with French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
A House resolution passed Monday urges President Obama’s administration to provide “lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine before it is too late.”