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.
Private Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90, on Board of which there were three, including a member of the Federal Supreme court of Brazil Zawaski Theory, fell into the Atlantic ocean off the coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro. The judge investigating the involvement of politicians and MPs to corruption in the oil and gas company Petrobras.
The candidate for the post of Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said during hearings in the Senate against lifting the sanctions against Russia, but not sure that they need tightening. However, he noted that he is ready to maintain restrictions only if Russia will not "is the best deal."
The UN Security Council supported the transfer of power in the Gambia, President-elect Adam barrow. For a resolution in support of 19 January voted all 15 member countries of the security Council. In addition, Senegal and Nigeria have declared the entry of his troops into the country to support the new head of state.
Netizens condemned CNN for the story about the possible consequences of the murder of the elected President of the USA of Donald trump during the inauguration. Nick felt that the way the TV station once again supported the administration of incumbent President Barack Obama.
The President of Ukraine has accused Russia of cyber warfare with the aim to support the politicians of Europe and find a country that will shelter him from justice, believes state Duma Deputy Andrei Svintsov. "It is similar to Pussy Riot is to throw mud at any of the Russian authorities, just like Western politicians," he said.
Argentine striker "Barcelona" Lionel Messi will sign a new contract and will become the highest paid player in the world. According to the portal, until the end of January, the Barcelona will offer Messi the next agreement period which will be calculated until the end of his career.