The CIA stated that the parties "Islamic state" in Syria and in Iraq are fighting more than 30 thousand people. It is reported Associated Press with reference to the interview to the press-Secretary of the Central intelligence Agency Ryan Trapani.
According to him, in may the number of Islamists was about 10 thousand people, but in the summer, the group intensified its recruitment of new fighters. According to the new estimates, in the ranks of the "Islamic state" has 31500 well-trained militants, which can be used to conduct large-scale operations. The army Islamists fighting citizens 81 countries, among them dozens of Americans, at least 130 Canadians and five subjects of the United Kingdom.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to fight against "Islamic state". He stated that he would not enter Iraq American troops, instead, the U.S. air force will increase the intensity of air strikes. While Obama said that Washington wants to create and lead a broad coalition in the fight against militants in Syria and Iraq.
An American resident of the city of Lakewood (new Jersey) won the lottery a million dollars because of an error of the seller. He bought the computer already filled a ticket, although previously pointed out yourself always winning, in his view, the combination. The winner decided to receive the entire amount at once.
Attempts to threaten sanctions over events in Syria show the complete impotence of Western countries, said Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Ryabkov. He called such actions of politicians "very samorazoblachitelno step." Deputy foreign Minister added that Moscow and Washington are no exaggerated expectations on Aleppo.
An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude occurred in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region of China in the Northwest of the country. The tremors were recorded at 13:15 local time (8:15 GMT). Epicent was on globine six kilometers. Messages on destructions and victims did not arrive.
Rada Deputy Vadim Novinsky stated that it will appeal to international legal organisations and diplomatic mission of different countries in connection with the insult to the General Prosecutor of the country Yury Lutsenko and his lawyer, Oleg Tatarova. According to him, the whole world must see the true face of the head of Department.
In St. Petersburg, will mold a wax figure of the leader of group "Leningrad" Sergey Shnurov. The statue is planned to be completed by autumn 2017. As reported in the St. Petersburg wax Museum, the personal involvement of the musician to create sculptures not necessary, it will be made on the basis of photographs.
The owner of Singapore-based Evolve Chatri Sityodtong paid almost 500 thousand dollars for the rest of their 100 employees in the Maldives. The entrepreneur decided to make a gift to the wards for their hard work. Thanks to their efforts the income of the company that organizes mixed martial arts tournament for the year has increased by 30 percent.