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Football legend Johan Cruyff dies at 68

Netherlands great Johan Cruyff has died of cancer aged 68, his official website has announced. Cruyff, who made his name as a forward with Ajax and Barcelona, won the Ballon d’Or three times. He won three consecutive European Cups with Ajax and went on to manage Barcelona to their first European Cup win in 1992. Cruyff helped his country reach the ...

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Brussels attacks

Islamic State claimed responsibility for attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday which killed at least 30 people, a news agency affiliated to the group said. The Amaq agency said suicide bombers from the group, strapped into explosive belts, had staged both attacks. “Islamic State fighters opened fire inside Zaventem Airport, before ...

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Brussels hit by terrorist attack – at least 34 people dead (videos)

At least 34 people were killed in twin attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, triggering security alerts across western Europe and bringing some cross-border transport to a halt. A witness said he heard shouts in Arabic shortly before two blasts struck a packed airport departure lounge at Brussels airport. The federal ...

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Deadly bus accident in Spain -students killed

At least 14 people have been killed after a bus carrying foreign students crashed on a Spanish motorway between the cities of Barcelona and Valencia. Most of the 57 people on board the bus were students on the Erasmus programme who were returning to Barcelona after a trip to a fireworks festival. Photographs from the scene show a white roofed coach ...

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Explosion in central Istanbul- five people dead

Five people, including a suicide bomber, were killed and 36 wounded in a suspected attack by Kurdish militants on a major shopping and tourist district in central Istanbul on Saturday. The fourth suicide bombing in Turkey this year hit part of Istiklal Street, a long pedestrian zone lined with global brand name shops and foreign consulates, just a few hundred ...

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Paris attacks prime suspect arrested in Brussels

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been wounded and arrested in a raid in Brussels, officials say. They said Abdeslam, who has been on the run since the November attacks, was wounded in the leg as police moved in on a flat in the Molenbeek area. “We got him” said Theo Francken, Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration, on ...

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Angelina Jolie in Greece !

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie was the latest celebrity to arrive in Greece for an on-the-spot inspection of the ongoing refugee/migrant crisis in the country, given that she is a special UNHCR envoy. At around 12:30 local time, Jolie briefly visited the main port of Piraeus, where she was surrounded by third country nationals that had arrived and are being temporarily ...

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Bomb alert at Hannover airport

Hannover Airport in northern Germany has been closed due to a bomb alert involving a passenger plane of Turkish Airlines, airport officials say. Passengers on board the aircraft have been evacuated. The incident began on late Tuesday afternoon and involves an Airbus A320 of Turkish Airlines. Details about the exact nature of the bomb threat were not immediately released and ...

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Gunshots in police operation – 3 policemen wounded (VIDEO)

Tension prevails in Brussels right now, as police forces are hunting down terrorists associated with the double bombings in France on November 13. The news was confirmed by the federal prosecutor’s office of the country. A policeman was injured by the terrorists’ fire. Police have blocked roads in Forest, a southern suburb of Brussels, while a full operation is underway, ...

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Strong explosion in Turkey killed at least 37 (VIDEO-PHOTOS)

A strong blast occurred last night in a park in the center of Ankara. According to preliminary information, the explosion occurred near a bus station in an area named Kizilai, where several government buildings are situated. As broadcasted by Turkish media, 37 people died and over 100 were wounded, while the explosive device was placed in a parked car. Prime ...

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