As the authorities race to uncover more information about the Brussels attackers, attention has turned to the city suburbs where they lived and planned the attacks on the city.
The BBC's Fergal Keane has been exploring Molenbeek, an area in Brussels that has become synonymous with jihadism.
Even before Ontario Court of Justice Judge William Horkins finished reading his reasons for acquitting Jian Ghomeshi, social media began to fill up with the inchoate, point-and-screech bile for which it's renowned.
The judge was immediately portrayed as an aging, shameful, misogynistic, hate-filled, victim-blaming, ignorant, abusive, sickening, brutally vilifying, mansplaining, privileged white male.
Those words are all chosen verbatim from tweets, some of them posted by educated people.
Other, cruder stuff, as usual, came from anonymous posters, and there was plenty of the usual big middle finger.
Yes, there were those who commended the judge for doing a good job overseeing an emotional trial, and there were people who distinguished justice from revenge.
SEOUL North and South Korea, locked for weeks in exchanges of angry rhetoric and heightened military readiness, traded more threats on Friday, with Pyongyang saying its military had trained to attack Seoul's presidential Blue House.
Isolated North Korea is renowned for its saber-rattling, and often makes threats of attack and even annihilation against South Korea and the United States.
However, its tone has been especially belligerent in recent weeks and personally aimed at South Korean President Park Geun-hye following her warnings of regime collapse in Pyongyang after it conducted a nuclear test and rocket launch earlier this year.
TOKYO Japanese manufacturers' confidence probably deteriorated to the lowest in nearly three years and it is expected to worsen in the coming quarter due to exporters concern over a strong yen and worries over the global economy, a Reuters poll showed.
Big firms are likely slash their capital spending plan for the new fiscal year beginning in April, according to the survey.
Firms tend to be cautious in their spending plans at this time of year, but concern over the outlook for profits makes it unlikely that they will become more ambitious in their capital expenditure budgets later in the year, analysts said.
After California’s Girl Scout Troop 5215 sold an alleged $65,000 worth of cookies at the 2016 Academy Awards, that money is reportedly nowhere to be found, the local organization says. Celebrities in
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The North Carolina student, 18, allegedly summoned her inner Mike Tyson and bit off a “large portion” of a fellow student’s earlobe during a brawl on a
“The Snowden issue vastly overstated the dangers to U.S. citizens in terms of spying because the fact of the matter is… is that actually our intelligence agencies are pretty scrupulous about U.S. persons, people on U.S. soil,” Obama said. “What those disclosures did identify were excesses overseas with respect to people who are not in this country.”
President Obama went on to claim that such issues were fixed with numerous reforms and later analyzed by the Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
Less than 24 hours prior to the president’s speech, a report from