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.
The UN security Council blocked a statement on the shelling of the Russian Embassy in Damascus. The project document, the permanent representation circulated among the members of the security Council. It was a "short draft press statement condemning this attack, based on the standard wording of the fight against terrorism and the immunity of diplomatic missions".
The President of the United States Donald trump generally supports sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, but is waiting for the final version to Congress. "The white house is studying a bill of the house of representatives and is awaiting a final legislative package on the table of the President", — the press Secretary of the White house.
A Chinese city Czinczar (Fujian province) is wrapped by a curtain, to Rob a house. At first, the man climbed the stairs and peeked around the corner, where he was caught on tape. Seeing her, he still decided to disguise: in 20 minutes he made a Ghost costume by cutting away the curtain on the first floor.
Us pilot Kyle Busch, who competes in racing series of NASCAR, has introduced a helmet with automatic feed candy to your mouth. The presentation was held in Indianapolis, where Bush has twice won (in 2015 and 2016). The device worked not perfect, some candy spilled past, but most reached the goal.
Delta Air Lines said that the Russian was removed from the flight Seattle-Atlanta is not for the "occupation of Crimea" and because he violated safety rules. "Arrived late, the passenger broke through the closed door at the gate, and thus caused the alarm is triggered", — said the carrier.
Chinese scientists have estimated that in 2014, corrosion and its consequences have caused damage to the economy of China in the amount of about 310 billion (3.34% of the GDP). This amount as suggested by the authors, can be reduced to 115 billion. A study published in the journal npj Materials Degradation.