The alarm rang, sending the students and staff members of the engineering buildings and labs streaming into the courtyard and onto the sidewalks of Ohio State University’s north campus to what was supposed to be their safe place.
As hundreds of students and faculty and staff members hung around West 19th Avenue and Watts Hall waiting for the all-clear, horror came calling on campus at 9:52 a.m., and it came by way of a man in a silver Honda.
Iraqi government forces say they have captured Nimrud, the site of an ancient Assyrian city overrun by Islamic State (IS) group militants two years ago.
In March 2015, officials and historians condemned IS for the destruction of the archaeological site, which dates back to the 13th Century BC.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Nimrud: Iraqi forces 'retake ancient city from IS'
In the Cauvery river dispute, Karnataka has to share less water with Tamil Nadu but for five more days, the Supreme Court said on Monday, modifying its last week’s order.
The court also used strong words to criticise Karnataka for using people’s protests to argue its case. “Citizens cannot become a law unto themselves. When a court passes an order, it is the duty of citizens to obey it… It is the obligation of the executive to see that it is complied with in letter and spirit,” it said.
“The pain doesn’t go away” for 9/11 survivor Rick DeSantis, who spoke to RT on the eve of the tragedy’s 15th anniversary, calling for a full investigation into the destruction of the Twin Towers.
DeSantis vividly recalls the “flames and the ball of fire” from that fateful September day 15 years ago, which still gives him nightmares even today.
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Time For Truth: (Russia Today) – ‘It’s been 15 years. Not even simplest questions answered’ – 9/11 survivor to RT
An insect-sized spy drone with four flapping wings and four legs is set to become Britain’s latest weapon in the war on terror.
The Dragonfly drone fits in the palm of a hand and has four flapping wings and four legs.
It can fly through the air with great agility, allowing it to penetrate buildings through open windows, and perch on surfaces to eavesdrop.