Tag: New Year

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Britain Rings In 2018 Amidst Heightened Security

The United Kingdom has rung in 2018 amidst heightened security in the British capital of London, including reports of elite snipers on the roof tops of buildings in order to thwart attempted terrorist attacks. Heavy steel and concrete barriers greeted New

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Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Istanbul Nightclub Attack

The Islamic State has formally taken responsibility for the slaughter at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, issuing an unusually direct official statement that hailed the still-at-large gunman as a “heroic soldier of the caliphate.”

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Watch: CNN’s Lemon Gets Ear Pierced to Ring in New Year

While covering the New Year’s Eve celebration live in New Orleans this year, CNN’s Don Lemon took ringing in the new year literally. After debating a tattoo or piercing, Lemon went with a piercing. Kathy Griffin suggested a nipple piercing, which Anderson Cooper

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Hamas Bans New Year Celebrations for Being Anti-Islamic

Hamas, the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terrorist group, has banned New Year celebrations throughout the Gaza Strip. While hotels and restaurants are allowed to host festivities a day earlier or a day later, those businesses and individuals are prohibited from celebrating on January 1st.

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Two Arrests in Belgium Over ‘New Year Terror Plot’

Police in Belgium have arrested two people on suspicion of plotting terror attacks in Brussels on New Year’s Eve. Anti-terror raids took place in Brussels, Flemish Brabant and Liege on Sunday and Monday, with police seizing military clothing and computer

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2015 – Your Handy Month By Month Guide To The Year Ahead

January Encouraged by its success in banning incandescent lightbulbs, powerful vacuum cleaners, incorrectly shaped fruit, effective pesticides, minty cigarettes etc, the European Commission decides to ban Euthymol toothpaste, metal detectors, heated handlebars on motorcycles, petrol-driven lawnmowers, Meerschaum pipes, cocktail umbrellas,