Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says the Bank of Greece has recommended that banks remain closed and restrictions be imposed on transactions, after the European Central Bank didn’t increase the amount of emergency liquidity the lenders can access from the central bank.
The United States insists on more intrusive monitoring than Iran is ready to give. With these and other disputes still unresolved, the likelihood that the Tuesday target deadline for an Iran nuclear deal could slip was increasingly growing even before the U.S. confirmation.
Kuwait has identified the bomber who carried out a deadly suicide attack in a Shiite mosque as a citizen of Saudi Arabia who arrived in the small Persian Gulf nation just hours before blowing himself up, the Kuwaiti Interior Ministry said Sunday.
Yassine Salhi, 35, was handcuffed and wearing jeans, a knee-length djellabah robe and a loose towel over his head when judicial police led him into his residence in the town of Saint-Priest, outside the city of Lyon, where police were searching for Salhi’s passport to determine if he had traveled abroad before Friday’s attack.
U.S. officials have been trying to focus their cyber discussions with China on economic espionage – the stealing of trade secrets and intellectual property – not the kind of recent intrusions that look more like traditional spying, which both countries have been known to practice.
The contraptions don’t stop to pick up or discharge passengers – hence their nickname, the “Paternoster,” or “Our Father,” reflecting that in operation they resemble rosary beads passing through a hand.
At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. “This world is full of sin. It needs to be bathed in blood,” the instructor replies, nurturing seeds of doubt that will eventually lead the young man to turn away from violence.