Barack Obama says the US is at war

The US president has said the United States are at war with “people who have perverted Islam”. He was very precise that the US is not at war with Islam in general, only with those who “pervert” the religion. He said that the world must confront...

80 people are kidnapped in Cameroon

Vocabulary: to kidnap (v), to burn down (v), to post online (v), to scrap (v), constitution (n), to embrace (v). 80 people have been kidnapped in Cameroon and 3 people have been killed. This happened on Sunday and it is believed that Boko Haram is responsible. Boko...

Police raid in Belgium

Vocabulary: police raid (n), to raid (v), to shoot dead (v), to wound (v), to arrest (v), militant (n), descent (n), to be in police custody (verb phrase) Yesterday Belgian police raided a building in Verviers, Belgium. Two men who were suspected of being terrorists...

David Cameron wants to ban Snapchat

Vocabulary: to ban (v), network (n), to investigate (v), encrypted (adj), to access (v), to catch (a criminal) (v). David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the UK, has said that he may ban Snapchat, Whatsapp and iMessage if he thinks that they are used by terrorists to...