BAGHDAD: Seated at tables with glasses of tea in the heart of Baghdad's bookshop district, the customers of Shabandar cafe have watched 100 years of Iraq's tumultuous history pass by. Since opening its doors a century ago, the establishment has become a hub of Baghdad's intellectual life, drawing poets and politicians to its wooden benches and photo-lined walls. "I've been coming here for the past 60 years," Abdel Fattah Al Noeimi, 77, says, dapper in his spotless brown suit and matching tie. "At nine in the…
Spooky CCTV footage has emerged showing the furniture at a restaurant in California moving on its own in the dead of night. The footage shows a stool shake before tipping itself over in a completely empty bar. Two videos, one filmed after closing and another during business hours, were uploaded om the cafe's Facebook page shows the chairs tilt and topple without anyone going near them. Dave Foldes, co-owner of The Cronies Bar in Ventura, California, insisted that the videos were genuine and it was not a stunt. He…
DHAKA: A suspected militant believed by Bangladesh police to have been among the planners of a July cafe attack that killed 22 people killed himself during a police raid on a hideout in the capital, police said on Sunday.
DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi police killed nine suspected Islamist extremists in a gun-battle on Tuesday after storming a hideout where they said a new mass attack was being planned.
DHAKA: Police in Bangladesh arrested on four female members of a home-grown militant group blamed for a bloody attack on a cafe in which 22 people were killed, most of them foreigners, an officer said.
BELGRADE: Five people were killed and another 22 were wounded early on Saturday when a man entered a cafe in northern Serbia and opened fire with an assault rifle, police said.